Thor has his mighty hammer, along with Chris Hemsworth features a surfboard. Well, sometimes.
The 34-year-old Aussie actor hit the red carpet at the Avengers: Infinity War premiere in Los Angeles on Monday, along with joked with ET about the recent pics he posted to Instagram of a painful surfboard wipeout he took while vacationing on Vancouver Island in Canada last month.
“the item wasn’t as bad as the item sounded. I was kind of playing the item up a bit,” Hemsworth assured ET’s Kevin Frazier. “Just had a disagreement with my surfboard along using a rock. the item was fine though…the item just kind of slowed me down for a minute, however I’m feeling Great today.”
Hemsworth shared the painful-looking shots using a cheeky caption, writing, “Trying out a brand-new move here, the item’s called ‘get smashed within the back of the head by the lip along with dusted along the reef.’ the item’s so much fun, don’t try the item.”
However, despite his wipeout, Hemsworth joked that will he has no plans to slow down — “I know the insurance companies will love me today” — along with even had a plan to carry on playing Thor within the Marvel Cinematic Universe should his injuries prove more serious.
“I was worried I was gonna have to, you know, cut my hand off along with just stick the hammer into the stump,” he said using a laugh. “Which I’d do just for that will character.”
Infinity War promises to be the MCU’s most epic team-up yet, along with with speculation swirling about which Avengers may or may not survive the battle against Josh Brolin’s galactic big bad, Thanos, Hemsworth admitted that will the super-sized cast was simply taking time at the premiere to bask within the success of Marvel’s first three phases of comic film adaptations.
“that will was a combination of 18 films, 10 years, along with so there’s a very, there’s a very emotional excitement here that will I’ve never had before,” he said of the Marvel slate leading up to Infinity War, which began with the first Iron Man film, back in 2008. “along with [there’s] a nostalgia feeling that will we may never do that will again, who knows. Just, sort of what we’ve all achieved, along with the family we’ve become, the item’s fantastic.”
As for whether or not the Avengers will live to fight another day, or make another movie, Hemsworth said the item’s out of his hands.
“I think most of us are standing there going, ‘Yeah, we’d love to,’ however the item’s up to some other people, not us,” he noted.
See more on Infinity War within the video below. The Marvel epic hits theaters on Friday.