Chris Hemsworth says he is taking a break from acting to spend time with family after facing his own death
Chris Hemsworth is taking “time off” from acting after wrapping up the press tour for his new Disney+ docu-series “Limitless.”
The 39 years old actor She told Vanity Fair that after filming the final episode of the series, which focuses on death and dying, she decided to take a break from her career to spend time with her family. The “Thor” star shares daughter Bharat, 10, and 8-year-old twin sons Tristan and Sasha with wife Elsa Pataky, 46.
“Doing a death episode and facing your own mortality made me go, ‘Oh my God, I’m not ready to go yet,'” she said.
“I want to sit in this place with more poise and gratitude,” he continued.
“And then you start talking about kids and families and go, ‘Oh my God, they’re getting old, they’re growing up, and I keep slapping another movie on top of another movie.’ Before you know it, they’re 18, and they’re gone from home, and I miss the window.”
The Aborigines of Australia explained, “It really made me want to take some time off. And since we finished the show, I’ve been completing things that I was already contracted to do.”
“Now when I finish this tour this week, I’m going home, and I’m going to have a good time and just simplify. Be with the kids, be with my wife.”
In the six-part series, Hemsworth tests his physical and mental limits as he discovers how to fight aging and extend life.
During the filming of the show, Hemsworth learned that he was 8 to 10 times more likely than the average person to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
In episode five, she meets Dr. Peter Attia, a longevity physician, and undergoes a series of genetic tests.
“We have every blood test that one can get,” Atiya tells Hemsworth on the show. “And you get two copies of APOE4. One set from your mother and one set from your father.”
APOE4 is the gene with the strongest association with development Alzheimer’s disease; However, not much is known about it.
“The idea that I won’t be able to remember the life I’ve experienced or my wife, my kids, is probably my biggest fear.” “Avengers” star Candidly divided into episodes.
“It’s my belief that if we take every step possible, we can reduce the risk to someone else,” Atiya told Hemsworth.
The “Extraction” actor also revealed that his grandfather suffered from the disease. “She either doesn’t remember who we are, you know, her grandchildren, or even her own children for years. It’s heartbreaking.”
In his interview with Vanity Fair, Hemsworth said that the revelation led him to make significant changes in his life. He also revealed his proposal to cut his test results from the Disney+ episode.
“I thought, ‘No, look, if it inspires people to take better care of themselves and also realize that you can take some action — then great,'” Hemsworth told the outlet.
“My concern was I didn’t want to manipulate it and over-dramatize it and turn it into some sort of hokey grab for sympathy or entertainment whatever.”
Carolyn Thayer of Fox News Digital contributed to this report.
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