Monday, March 10, 2014
Chris Hemsworth thrilled fans when he appeared at the first Wizard World Comic Con held in Sacramento, California today.
Hemsworth attended the Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia before the release of SWATH in 2012. Read about it here.
Fans asked questions during a panel session which he broke a little Avengers: Age of Ultron news stating that the film will be "bigger and more insane."
A fans praised Hemsworth for his work as Thor and stated needed a larger role in the Avengers films.
Hemsworth spoke about surfing, the Jimmy Kimmel parody, questions about taking his shirt off and more.
Check out a brief fan video of his panel session above.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
DISTRIBUTION DEALS BEING MADE POST-FESTIVAL: LIONSGATE GRABS US RIGHTS TO KRISTEN STEWART'S 'AMERICAN ULTRA' IN HUGE $7 MIL DEAL
It appears that the big deals are not being closed during the film festivals but right after.
Deadline reports that Lionsgate close one of the biggest deals by grabbing the U.S. distribution rights for Kristen Stewart's American Ultra post-festival.
American Ultra was introduced as one of two script staged films of Stewart's at the Berlinale 2014 (Berlin Film Festival). The other was Equals which co-stars Nicholas Hoult.
Deadline reports that this is appearing to be a pattern for films receiving the deal after the festivals end.
More after the break
CHRIS HEMSWORTH AND SAM CLAFLIN GO HEAD-TO-HEAD FOR SHIRTLESS AWARD & RECEIVE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS
Who to vote for....who to vote for? How are SWATH fans going to choose?
Sam Claflin and Chris Hemsworth have been nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Shirtless Performance.
MTV released the nominees for their 2014 MTV Movie Awards show. Categories like this survived the show's overahaul where the films and actors nominated used to be based on fan favorite films. Now the nominees are taking a page from the Oscars in order to try to give the show some kind of legitimatcy as a psuedo Oscar show.
The SWATH mates do get to go head-to-head in one of MTV's fan favorite categories.
Hemsworth is also received a nomination for Thor: The Dark World as Best Hero and Claflin for Best Fight.
Check out all of the nominees here and vote for Chris and Sam directly below.
The awards show will premiere on April 13, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. ET. The show will be hosted by former Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien.
BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE vote here
•Jennifer Aniston — "We're the Millers"
•Sam Claflin — "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
•Leonardo DiCaprio — "The Wolf of Wall Street"
•Zac Efron — "That Awkward Moment"
•Chris Hemsworth — "Thor: The Dark World"
BEST HERO vote here
•Henry Cavill as Clark Kent — "Man of Steel"
•Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man — "Iron Man 3"
•Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins — "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
•Chris Hemsworth as Thor — "Thor: The Dark World"
•Channing Tatum as John Cale — "White House Down"
BEST FIGHT vote here
•"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" — Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Steve Carell vs. James Marsden vs. Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Kanye West vs. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler vs. Jim Carrey and Marion Cotillard vs. Will Smith vs. Liam Neeson and John C. Reilly vs. Greg Kinnear
•"Identity Thief" — Jason Bateman vs. Melissa McCarthy
•"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" — Orlando Bloom and Evangeline Lilly vs. Orcs
•"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" — Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Sam Claflin vs. Mutant Monkeys
•"This is the End" — Jonah Hill vs. James Franco and Seth Rogen
Sam Claflin is featured in MTV exclusive videos in celebration of the Hunger Games: Catching Fire DVD release.
Sam is seen in a brief clip in the featurette speaking about his character Finnick Odair. Then he talks about the deleted scene when Finnick learns to tie a rope.
Check out both videos below.
Catching Fire is released today. Head to the Cast DVD Carousel and order yours today.