Chris Hemsworth is set to undergo his biggest physical transformation for upcoming Hulk Hogan biopic
He's set to play 80s wrestling legend Hulk Hogan in a new Netflix biopic.
On Sunday, Chris Hemsworth, 36, revealed he will undergo his biggest physical transformation ever to transform into the icon.
Speaking to Total Film, the Australian actor said: 'This movie is going to be a really fun project. As you can imagine, the preparation for the role will be insanely physical.'
'I will have to put on more size than I ever have before, even more than I put on for Thor,' Chris said.
He continued: 'There is the accent as well as the physicality and the attitude.'
Chris said he's excited about 'deep diving into the rabbit hole' of the wrestling world.
While Chris is looking forward to transforming into Hulk, he said the film has 'quite a way' to go before production begins, as he hasn't even seen a script yet.
Earlier this year the wrestling world reacted in anger after it was revealed the Australian star to play will portray the 80s icon in the upcoming Netflix biopic.
Wrestling commentator Bryan Alvarez, 43, said Chris was not buff enough to play Hogan, and he thought the actor was of 'regular size'.
Bryan, himself a semi-retired professional wrestler, said: 'Chris Hemsworth just looks like a normal guy' and remarked that he had a similar body type to Brad Pitt in 2004 film, Troy.
'He's big, and yes he's got long blonde hair, but... have you seen Hulk Hogan in the '80s? He's at least ...
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