Chris Hemsworththe interpreter of Thor in the MCUrecently filmed a series titled Limitless for National Geographic. In this project broadcast on Disney+he had to raise six challenges that would help him learn automatisms to improve your life expectancy. During filming, the actor learned through a genetic test that he was predisposed to developing the Alzheimer’s disease from which his grandfather suffers. After this disturbing health diagnosisChris Hemsworth took a drastic decision which should upset his fans.
Chris Hemsworth makes a drastic decision for his life
After four films on the Thor character he embodies for Marvel Studios, and four feature films avengersit may well be that Chris Hemsworth abandons the role of the God of Thunder forever. If he recently revealed that he thought Thor’s story was coming to an endhe asserted all the same that this idea was not based “on what someone had said to him or on any plan”. “You have this birth of a hero, journey of a hero and then death of a hero, and I don’t know – am I at that point? Who knows?” however, he added.
Before filming Thor Love and Thunder, released in July 2022 at the cinema, Chris Hemsworth had set himself a major challenge: shoot in the National Geographic series Limitless, broadcast on Disney+. In order to improve his life expectancy but also his physical and mental condition, the actor had to overcome six extremely difficult challenges, such as climb thirty meters on a rope positioned in the void or swim for several minutes in totally icy water.
After his health diagnosis, Chris Hemsworth decides to take a break from his career
During the shooting, Chris Hemsworth underwent a genetic test and the result totally changed the way he envisioned his future. In effect, the diagnosis revealed that he was genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer’s disease : “It’s not a pre-deterministic gene, but it’s a strong indication”
Naturally, this revelation changed a lot of things in the eyes of Chris Hemsworth: if he revealed to Vanity Fair want to spend more time with their family and take more care of their health, the actor has also decided to take a break from his career. “It really sparked something in me to want to take some time off. And since we finished the show, I finished the things that I was already committed to” he revealed.
A well-deserved break now that Chris Hemsworth has filmed Thor 4completed the production of films such as Tyler Rake 2 (2023) for Netflix or the prequel to Mad Max: Fury Road by George Miller, Furiosa (2024).