Chris Hemsworth reveals why he turned down Star Trek 4
Chris Hemsworth has revealed why he turned down the next Star Trek movie.
The Thor actor played James T Kirk's (Chris Pine) father George in the first two movies, though reports emerged last year that both Chrises walked away over from Star Trek 4 over a pay dispute.
However, Hemsworth has admitted he actually turned down the latest movie in the series, because he wasn't quite sold on the script.
"I didn't feel like we landed on a reason to revisit that yet," the star told Variety. "I didn't want to be underwhelmed by what I was going to bring to the table."
While Hemsworth has become a big Hollywood A-lister since the first Star Trek movie thanks to his career-making role as Thor, the actor has revealed that he nearly missed out on playing the God of Thunder.
Explaining that he nearly landed roles in GI Joe and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the actor said: "At the time I was upset. I was running out of money. But if I played either of those characters, I wouldn’t have been able to play Thor.
"I've never been able to sit back and be in the moment," he added, admitting that while filming he was thinking: "Am I going to get recast? Are they even going to make a sequel? Is anyone going to turn up to see the film?"
Luckily, he carried it off just great.