Chris Hemsworth Shares Old Picture of Himself in a Batman Shirt

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Is Bruce Wayne powerful enough to wield Thor’s hammer? 

Thor franchise actor Chris Hemsworth celebrated his 39th birthday this week. He shared an old photo  from a non-Marvel-ous time in his life.

“My younger self would be so disappointed in my superhero choices 🦇 ⚡️,” Hemsworth said in an Instagram post, revealing a photo of himself as a child joyfully smiling while wearing… a Batman shirt. 

The caped superhero is popularly a DC Comics character, and we all know that Thor, whom Hemsworth has portrayed for over a decade now, is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s lineup of superheroes. What a traitor!

The only Chris known to have played Batman is Christian Bale, who played that role in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. The DC Chris we all grew to know is Chris Pine (who played Steve Trevor). Meanwhile, the other Chrises in the Marvel Universe are Chris Evans (better known as Captain America) and Chris Pratt (aka Star-Lord).

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Chris Hemsworth Greeted by Wife

Elsa Pataky, the model wife of Hemsworth for nearly 12 years, also took to Instagram to give her birthday wishes with pictures of their family. The first photo has Hemsworth chilling in a tub with a parrot on his forehead. 

“Happy birthday to my favorite parrot trainer, kids handler, and wife tamer,” she said. “There’s nothing you can’t do. We love you to the moon and back.” 

Pataky also revealed a photo of Hemsworth having fun with their three kids and another showing the two of them in costume on the set of Thor: Love and Thunder, where she made a brief appearance. 

Completing the social media birthday greeting was a clip Hemsworth posted of his kids singing “Happy birthday” with candles on the scoops of ice cream on a plate. 

“Thanks for all the birthday love! And this tremendous cake that my kids made by scooping all the leftover ice cream out of the freezer onto a plate,” said Hemsworth, whose birthday was on August 11. 

In the clip, he queried how long it took them to make the “cake.” His children then respond, “Two seconds!” 

Thor: Love and Thunder also feature cameos of Hemsworth’s daughter India and twin sons Tristan and Sasha. It is currently in theaters and is directed by Taika Waititi.

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