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Last week, fans were taken by surprise by Dundee, the mysterious sequel/spinoff to the Crocodile Dundee franchise starring none other than comedy superstar Danny McBride. While people are still speculating about whether the project, produced by Rimfire Films (the company behind the first two Dundee movies) is an actual film or merely a lavish Super Bowl spot, it has been revealed that Australian actor, Chris Hemsworth will play Wally Jr., the son of Dundee’s business partner Walter “Wally” Reilly as played by John Meillon in the first two films.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s latest film, 12 Strong hit theatres this weekend. Directed by Nicolai Fuglsig, the movie features a fantastic cast of Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Elsa Pataky and Michael Pena. Take a look below at what the critics have to say about the film:
Rolling Stone — Producer Jerry Bruckheimer thinks big, and his war movies can range from noisy idiocy (Pearl Harbor) to near brilliant (Black Hawk Down). Luckily, 12 Strong sees the value in substance as well as spectacle. The action scenes pulsate with the hum of modern warfare. Credit Hemsworth for playing Nelson not as some Norse God out of Marvel fantasy (that’s his day job) but as a man of courage forced to improvise on his feet or die trying. The rest of the cast also perform beyond the call of escapist duty.
Globe and Mail — 12 Strong suffers badly from a script stuffed with clichéd dialogue and some heavy-handed scenes on both the home front and in Afghanistan. Still, director Nicolai Fuglsig does succeed admirably in turning a contemporary battle fought with precision air strikes and satellite communications into a classic war movie with unambiguous good guys and a vile enemy. Put aside your hindsight and at least you’ll be rewarded with some invigorating action.
Variety — “12 Strong” is a war film that wants you to feel good about the invincibility of American power. The film is built like a grungy combat video game, with each village treated like a new level and the agony of battle taking a backseat to the pounding thrill of force. Visually, the terrain comes close to raising an existential question: What, exactly, are we fighting for in Afghanistan? The film slips in the pointed and now rather outdated argument that if the Taliban can be defeated, and Afghanistan eliminated as an Al Qaeda base, then there will be no more attacks like 9/11. Well, there haven’t been…but is that the reason why?
Last night, Chris attended the New York premiere of his upcoming film, 12 Strong with his wife and co-star, Elsa Pataky. Directed by Nicolai Fuglsig, 12 Strong hits theatres on January 19th. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
Earlier in the week, Chris and his 12 Strong co-stars attended the Build Studio Presents event to promote their upcoming film. Directed by Nicolai Fuglsig, 12 Strong hits theatres on January 19th. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
In the wake of Sept. 11, Capt. Mitch Nelson leads a U.S. Special Forces team into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission. Once there, the soldiers develop an uneasy partnership with the Northern Alliance to take down the Taliban and its al-Qaida allies. Outgunned and outnumbered, Nelson and his forces face overwhelming odds in a fight against a ruthless enemy that takes no prisoners.
Earlier in the week, Chris sat down with ET Canada to discuss his upcoming film, 12 Strong with co-star, Michael Pena. You can watch the interview below and find screen captures in the gallery. 12 Strong hits theatres on January 19th. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
On Thursday evening, Chris attended the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards! The award show was hosted by Olivia Munn. Chris walked the red carpet with his brother, Luke Hemsworth and Thor: Ragnarok director, Taika Waititi. Chris was nominated for “Best Actor in a Comedy” for his work in Thor: Ragnarok — James Franco took home the award for “The Disaster Artist.” In addition, Ragnarok was also nominated for “Best Action Movie” but lost to “Wonder Woman.”
Chris also took the stage to present “Best Actress.” The award went to Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri which he accepted on her behalf.
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Earlier today, Chris appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show to compete against fellow Aussie, Margot Robbie for the title of “The Best Aussie.” You can watch the hilarious clip below and find screen captures in the gallery. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
Chris attended one of Hollywood’s biggest annual parties last night; the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards! The award show was hosted by Seth Meyers. Wearing a suit by Etro, Chris walked the red carpet with his Thor: Ragnarok director, Taika Waititi. Chris took the stage with his The Huntsman: Winter’s War co-star, Jessica Chastain to present “Best Film Actress, Comedy or Musical.” The award went to Saoirse Ronan for Lady Bird.
I would like to thank my friends, Claudia, Luciana and Sara for sharing several of the images from the red carpet, press room, stage and after party with us! Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
While on the set of 12 Strong, Chris sat down for an interview to discuss his latest project. You can watch the interview below and find screen captures in the gallery. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
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I have added scans from the February 2018 issue of Empire magazine into the gallery. The magazine featured short article about the Infinity Stones in Marvel’s upcoming film, Avengers: Infinity War. I would like to thank my friend, Luciana for sharing the scans with us. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
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