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The best headlines about Chris Hemsworth playing with Marvel action figures

The best headlines about Chris Hemsworth playing with Marvel action figures


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Chris Hemsworth’s Marvel Cinematic Universe character Thor was an integral part of the first Avengers movie, but as the shared-world series has continued, he’s been moved out of the main storyline in preparation for his sidebar movie, Thor: Ragnarok. In an Instagram video Hemsworth posted today, he pouted a little about that. While supposedly on a set visit for Avengers: Infinity War, which began shooting back in January 2017, he also took out his frustrations on action figures of the Avengers.

Poor guy. But what else could this short be telling us that ordinary fans might be missing? We live in an era where any piece of franchise-related media is worth picking over for deeper meaning and possible hints at what’s to come. Here, it seems pretty clear that Hemsworth, one of the biggest stars on the planet, doesn’t mind playing with action figures. But what if we went deeper? I asked The Verge staff about the kinds of speculative clickbait stories we could launch after watching this video. Here’s where we landed.

(We don’t actually have any intention of reporting these stories. This is just us pitching ideas after having too much caffeine — and seeing too many terrible headlines from people extrapolating movie theories out of virtually no evidence.)

Did Chris Hemsworth just confirm Captain America's death in the next Marvel film?

Marvel has a problem with killing off its bankable characters. This Instagram video from Chris Hemsworth shows the studio may finally be willing to change course.

Captain American is an idiot, says Hemsworth

Are Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans feuding? Based on this video, maybe!

Guns aren't cool, says Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth takes a subtle, yet provocative stance against gun violence in his latest Instagram post.

New set video proves Thor would win a fight against all the MCU heroes

See Thor take down Iron Man, Captain America, and Spider-Man in 10 seconds flat in this exciting behind-the-scenes leaked video!

Chris Hemsworth proves he's the best of the Chrises with this one Instagram video

Even though Chris Pine is getting all the attention right after his turn in Wonder Woman, Chris Hemsworth is putting up a fight.

Chris Hemsworth launches major feud with Russo brothers: “thanks for nothing, losers"

Avengers: Infinity War is currently in production, but one of its stars may want out.