Luke Hemsworth is reprising his role as “Bootleg” Thor in a new advertisement for Old Spice. inspired by his role in Thor: Ragnarok, in which Hemsworth played an unknown Asgardian actor portraying Thor in a play, the advertisement sees the young actor once again pairing his older brother with the god of thunder. It’s a clever way to get an actual MCU tie-in for a product like this, without breaking the bank to one of the biggest celebrities on the planet to do your ad. And, hey! Luke was (kind of) Thor in Thor: RagnarokVery
In case you don’t remember, Hemsworth played Thor in a play Thor: Ragnarok, which also starred Matt Damon as Loki and Sam Neill as Odin. The play was put together by Loki, and depicted Loki as a hero and Thor and Odin as incompetent – a lie that the real Thor (Chris Hemsworth) didn’t believe, not surprisingly enough.
You can see the spot below.
— Old Spice (@OldSpice) 30 June 2022
Thor: Love and Thunder finds Thor on a journey unlike any he has ever encountered – the quest for self-discovery. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic assassin known as Gore the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To cope with the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Waitty) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster, who – to Thor’s surprise – inexplicably wields his magic hammer, Mjolnir, as the mighty Thor. . Where will this discovery take them? On a trek to Olympus where Zeus (Russell Crowe) reigns supreme, for starters. Together, they embark on a harsh cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of Lord Butcher’s vengeance and stop him before it’s too late.
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Taika Waititi, Russell Crowe as Zeus, Jamie Alexander as Siff, and Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Pom Clementieff, Sean Gunn, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper Starring as Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder Opens in theaters on July 8.
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Reference from comicbook.com