Chris Hemsworth showed up on Monday night — sans hammer — with the rest of the crew from "Thor: The Dark World" for the movie's Hollywood premiere.
Here's what surprised us:
1. Thor's Secret to Bulking Up: Lots of Cans of Tuna.
According to Thor's co-star, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Hemsworth ate five cans of tuna a day as he was bulking up for his first turn as the hammer-wielding god of thunder. "Including the cans!" the Oscar winner joked. Indeed, Hemsworth told Yahoo Movies on Monday that the regimen for "Thor" this time around involved "eating tons of protein."
2. Two Hemsworths Are Better Than One.
Liam is the best brother ever! He not only supported his older sibling on the red carpet of "Rush" two months ago, but he turned out for Monday's "Thor" premiere, too. (Fun fact: Liam auditioned for the first "Thor" flick and lost out on the role to Chris!) Let us bask in the dual superiority of these Australian siblings. You see, the power of their piercing blue eyes combined is enough to bring Loki to his knees!
3. Tom Hiddleston Wants to Dance Dance Dance!
Speaking of Loki, we learned the man who plays him is a classically trained dancer! "I'd love to dance in a film," he told Yahoo on Monday, adding that he studied dance while in drama school.
4. Babies are Awesome.
Yup, Chris Hemsworth is a proud dad. He told us that he's more relaxed while working nowadays because he has a little one at home. "I have something at home that is the most important thing," he said of his baby daughter India Rose, who was born in May, 2012.
5. 'Thor' Keeps Going and Going and Going.
Clark Gregg, who plays Agent Coulson in multiple Marvel projects, told Yahoo that he is Marvel's "connective tissue." And he's keeping that connection alive by extending the storyline of "Thor: The Dark World" into an upcoming episode of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," titled "The Well" on Nov. 19.
6. Is That a Dress or Dental Floss?
Jaimie Alexander, we don't quite understand what you meant when you told us, "It's surprising how well dental floss can keep you warm." You see, Alexander was referencing her torso-revealing, black Azzaro gown — but we didn't think it looked anything like dental floss. We just thought it looked amazing!
7. Anthony Hopkins Feels Like a Grandpa.
The English knight-slash-actor made no bones about it. He's much older than his "Thor" cast mates. "I'm old enough to be their granddad," he told us. "It's great to be in this movie with all these young kids."
[Photos: 'Thor: The Dark World' L.A. Premiere]
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