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    Chris Hemsworth Recalled The Awkward Way He Learned That He Wasn't Going To Be In "Captain America: Civil War"

    "I thought, ‘This is it. I’m being written out.'"

    Yes, Captain America: Civil War was a really great film.

    The cast & crew attend The World Premiere of Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War"
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    The 2016 flick starred Chris Evans as Captain America, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, and so many other A-list actors, like Don Cheadle and Paul Rudd.

    Cast members pose with competition winner Lottie French (C) for a selfie during the European Premiere of "Captain America: Civil War"
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    However, one person who notably wasn’t in the film was Chris Hemsworth. The actor is known for playing Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and he revealed why he wasn’t in the movie in his new book, The Story of Marvel Studios: The Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

    Chris Hemsworth sighted filming on the set of Thor 2
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    “I remember being on the Age of Ultron press tour, and everyone was talking about Civil War. I was like, ‘What’s Civil War?’ I asked, ‘Are you doing a side project or something?’” he recalled.

    (L to R) Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr attend the European premiere of "The Avengers: Age Of Ultron"
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    “They’re like, ‘Oh no, Captain America, y’know? The next one is Civil War.’ I’m like, ‘Wait … Iron Man’s in that?’”

    Chris Hemsworth attends the premiere of Marvel's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron"
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    “And it’s like, ‘Yeah, but there’s not just Iron Man. There’s Vision (Paul Bettany). There’s Spider-Man (Tom Holland) … [Marvel] said, ‘You’re doing your own thing.’ … I thought, ‘This is it. I’m being written out,’” he continued.

    Chris Hemsworth attends Samsung celebrates the release of "Avengers: Age Of Ultron"
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    However, Hemsworth’s job as Thor was very much safe. He’s appeared in many more Marvel movies, like 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok, 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, and his upcoming movie, Thor: Love and Thunder.

    Chris Hemsworth attends the THOR: RAGNAROK Sydney special event screening
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    I guess Hollywood just has a really weird way of keeping their actors out of the loop.

    Chris Hemsworth arrives at the premiere of Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World"
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