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    Chris Hemsworth Revealed That Liam Hemsworth Almost Played Thor Instead Of Him

    "My little brother almost got cast as Thor."

    As of July 10, 2022, there exists three Hemsworth brothers: Liam, Chris, and Luke.

    Liam, Chris, and Luke Hemsworth

    Of course, you know that Chris Hemsworth plays Thor in the MCU. You probably saw Thor: Love and Thunder this weekend, or maybe you have plans to soon.

    Closeup of Chris Hemsworth as Thor

    But you probably didn't know that Liam Hemsworth was also in the running to play Thor — and according to Chris, he almost got the gig.

    Closeup of Liam Hemsworth

    "My little brother almost got cast as Thor," Chris revealed in an interview with MensXP.

    Chris and Liam Hemsworth

    Chris also talked about how he almost didn't nab his iconic role in an interview with Wired.

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    “I think my audition sucked. I think that was the response I got,” he recalled, before mentioning that Liam ended up being one of the "last five people" in consideration for the role.

    Closeup of Liam and Chris Hemsworth

    “They were like, ‘Look, he’s great, but he’s a bit young,’" he explained on what ultimately kept Liam from getting the role. "My manager then said, ‘Well, he does have an older brother,’ which was me.”

    Liam and Chris Hemsworth

    “I came back in, re-auditioned a few times, and just had a different attitude. Maybe I had a little more sort of motivation that my little brother got a look in and I hadn’t.”

    Liam and Chris Hemsworth

    Chris also told MensXP that the MCU's current multiverse meddling could — but, as of now, probably won't — make for Liam finally making his big-screen debut as Thor at some point.

    Chris Hemsworth as Thor

    “He was one of the first people who got right down to the wire on getting the part so, I don’t know, I could cross paths with him," he said. "That will be fun." Why not?

    Chris Hemsworth as Thor

    Read the entire interview here.