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Thor Star Chris Hemsworth Shows Godly Strength In New Video

Chris Hemsworth proved why he’s worthy of Thor’s hammer with a single epic punch. A new video acquired by Access shows Hemsworth throwing a divine right-hand punch while playing a punching bag game a an arcade in Australia, where he has been filming Thor: Love and Thunder. That’s a solid punch from the God of Thunder, but his stunt double outdid him. Bobby Holland Hanton threw a powerful left hook that set a new high score on the game. It turns out that keeping up with Hemsworth’s workout regimen pays off. You can watch the video and see both punches for yourself below.

Hanton has worked with Hemsworth throughout the star’s Marvel career. As his stunt double, he has to duplicate Hemsworth’s superhero diet and workout schedule. Speaking to the Australian morning radio show Fitzy and Wippa, Hanton said he’s been having trouble keeping up with Hemsworth on Thor: Love and Thunder, adding that Hemsworth has bulked up more than ever before. “Everyone is like ‘Wow look at the size and him,’ and I’m like yeah that’s brilliant, I’m that guy’s double,’ so I text him, I’m like, ‘Thanks very much dude, you’ve just made this even harder,'” Hanton said.

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“I train with him a lot. We train all the time. We’re on the same diet regime and training,” he continued. “He’s the biggest though he’s ever been, so I have to be the biggest I’ve ever been, which is a challenge, but I’m up for it. Every two hours we are eating, it’s become a chore. I don’t enjoy eating at all. Every two hours, it’s like get calories in, training twice a day, it’s full-on.”

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Hanton did note some of the routine’s adverse effects. “We’re training so much; we are packing on so much size, it’s difficult on the body,” he says. “I find carrying around the extra weight is difficult and hard to maintain on the ligaments. He’s all good; look at him. He’s a man mountain.”

Thor: Love and Thunder brings back Hemsworth as Thor and Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, who will become the new Thor, as inspired by a recent Thor comics run. Taika Waititi returns to direct after helming Thor: Ragnarok.

What do you think of Chris Hemsworth’s epic punch? Let us know what you think about it in the comments section. Thor: Love and Thunder opens in theaters on May 6, 2022.

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About Jennifer Retzlaff

My name is Jennifer Retzlaff and I became a lifelong Disney fan during my first trip to Walt Disney World in 6th grade. From that moment, Disney became a big part of my life. I live in Iowa with my husband and two kids who are growing up too quickly for my liking. I started introducing my love for Disney early to my family with a Disney honeymoon and then trips when our youngest of 18 months. Since then, our family has been to Walt Disney World over five times and we continue to plan and dream for the next trip. I love the magic that Disney brings to people through the theme parks, cruises, adventures and movies they create. As a teacher, I try to bring that magic into my classroom to help kids believe that “If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It.” I recently reached a dream of mine as I joined Magic Vacation Planner as a personal travel advisor. With this team, I can now help others plan magical vacations. As a passionate writer, I also have my own blog at magicalvacationsbyjen which is also where you can follow me on instagram for trip reviews along with tips and tricks for your next magical vacation.