Faced with Alzheimer’s disease, Chris Hemsworth (Thor) puts his career on hold

Trailer for the docuseries Without Limits.  Chris Hemsworth (Thor) will take a break due to Alzheimer's disease

Trailer for the docuseries Without Limits. Chris Hemsworth (Thor) will take a break due to Alzheimer’s disease – Disney+

At only 39 years old and while he is currently one of the biggest stars of cinema, in particular thanks to his role of Thor within the MCU, Chris Hemsworth has decided to take a break from his career. A choice which is surprising, but which appeared to him as inevitable following a terrible medical discovery.

For the past few days, Chris Hemsworth has indeed been starring in the documentary series Without limits on Disney+. In the program ? We see him rise”six epic challenges to test mind and body to the max“, all accompanied by the best scientists in the world, in order to find the recipe for “live better longer.“A concept as crazy as it is strong, which turned his life upside down.

Faced with illness, Chris Hemsworth will take a break

During an interview granted to Vanity Fair, the actor revealed that the medical examinations passed for the filming simply allowed him to discover thathe has in him a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s disease. According to the US site, “His workup included two copies of the APOE4 gene, one from his mother, the other from his father.“. However, where one person in four in the world carries a single copy of the gene, they are only 2 to 3% of the population to have two. Result, the actor is now 8 to 10 times more likely to develop this diseasewhich is currently affecting one of its…

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