Here’s Exactly Why Chris Hemsworth’s Wife Is Playing His Wife in Their New Movie


Despite the fact that Elsa Pataky has 48 credits to her name (including several Fast and the Furious movies), she’s never acted alongside real-life Thor/husband Chris Hemsworth — until now. Elsa and Chris are playing a married couple in the upcoming war drama 12 Strong, the true story of a Special Forces mission in post-9/11 Afghanistan.

Along with a handful of reporters, I was invited to the Albuquerque set to watch the cast film in February. Elsa had already shot her scenes (which were primarily with Chris), and I couldn’t resist asking Chris what it was like to act with her.

“She did very well,” he said jokingly. “It was great; she’s fantastic. We didn’t have to form any chemistry or bond; that…

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