Robert Downey Jr. Roasts Chris Hemsworth with 'Avengers' Cast at Walk of Fame Event

Hollywood stars gather for a memorable Walk of Fame event.

by Nouman Rasool
Robert Downey Jr. Roasts Chris Hemsworth with 'Avengers' Cast at Walk of Fame Event
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Chris Hemsworth, a global superstar as Thor in the "Avengers," has been immortalized with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was a thunderous ceremony—in every sense—on a sunny Thursday, proving to be an attraction for the thirsty masses who admired the historical cinematic spectacle.

His more charismatic co-star, Robert Downey Jr., couldn't allow him to accept the award without stepping out onto the stage to toast him in his own irreverent, funny fashion. In his gushing praises Downey Jr also called upon everyone to go see Hemsworth's latest release "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga," advising to see it three times over to really understand it.

Describing Hemsworth Challenge

For Downey Jr., it was so difficult to try and describe Hemsworth that he even joked about the experience of being on-screen with someone so magnetic and having to deal with his "contagious Aussie charm" and "pretty packaging".

To do something similar, for example, Downey Jr. turned to his co-Avengers and challenged them to describe Hemsworth in three words. Jeremy Renner, who plays Hawkeye, said of Hemsworth: "absurdly, annoyingly amazing". Meanwhile, Mark Ruffalo, the beloved Hulk, referred to him playfully as a “friend from work,” a delightful reference to their on-screen camaraderie in "Thor: Ragnarok." Scarlett Johansson, the fierce Black Widow, touched hearts by calling Hemsworth a “sensitive leading lady,” while Chris Evans, known as Captain America, light-heartedly dubbed him the “second-best Chris”.

These affectionate exchanges not only highlighted the deep bonds formed among the Avengers cast but also showcased their ability to blend humor with admiration, making the event unforgettable. As the ceremony concluded, the anticipation for “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” set to premiere on Friday, was palpable.

Fans left with not just memories of the event but a renewed enthusiasm for Hemsworth’s expanding career. This star-studded event not only celebrated a beloved actor's achievements but also his enduring impact on Hollywood and beyond.

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