Chris Hemsworth will undergo 'insanely physical' training for Hulk Hogan biopic

Chris Hemsworth will be putting in more hours in the gym for his role as Hulk Hogan.

The 36-year-old will play the wrestler in the upcoming biopic directed by Todd Phillips.

In an interview with Total Film the Thor actor said that the movie is going to be a lot of fun.

"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."

He added that he will also be doing a deep dive into the world of wrestling which he is looking forward to.

According to Screenrant, the movie will centre on Hulk Hogan's early years in the sport and his rise in the World Wrestling Federation.

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Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht (Source: Total Film, Screenrant)