Hemsworth and Hiddleston first met while filming Thor in 2009, in which they portray the brothers Thor Odinson and Loki. They've since starred together in various Marvel films including Thor (2011), Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), and Thor: Ragnarok (2017), and are set to co-star in the upcoming film Thor: Love and Thunder (2021).
As part of press tours, both were commonly asked about working together, and they talk about how well they get along. Hemsworth and Hiddleston have both said that Hiddleston is an adoptive member of the Hemsworth family. Behind the scenes while filming, there is commonly footage of the two laughing and having fun together.
- “And the reason I can be vulnerable with Chris is because I like him so much. If you don't like an actor you're working with, it's really hard to be vulnerable. He's become one of my best friends.”
- — Tom Hiddleston about working with Chris Hemsworth
- “He's so committed. If you like each other, and respect each other, and if you trust each other, you can make each other better. And I think Chris Hemsworth makes me better, I hope he'd say the same of me.”
- — Tom Hiddleston on working with Chris Hemsworth, Avengers extra: Assembling the Ultimate Team
- Child audience member – “Thor, are you actually brothers with Loki? In real life!”
- Chris – “Uh... Tough question.”
- Tom – “I wish we were!”
- —Press tour for Thor: The Dark World
- Chris – “We've adopted him, he's one of the Hemsworths.”
- Tom – “I'm like the runt of the litter.”
- — Press event
- Interviewer – “Have you ever seen Chris Hemsworth naked?”
- Tom – “(laughs) Yes.”
- — Interview 2014
- Audience member – “Tom says he's seen you naked. [...] Can you elaborate?”
- Chris – “[...] Maybe Tom wishes- Maybe Tom wishes he had seen me naked. [...] You know his dressing room is next to mine, so he might have drilled a hole in the wall.”
- — Wizard World Sacramento Comic-Con 2014
Fans began shipping the two actors following their first appearance together in Thor. The onscreen chemistry between the actors has been noted by fans and critics alike. The review for Thor: The Dark World on the Roger Ebert website even stated that "Hemsworth and Hiddleston have such good chemistry that it sometimes looks like Thor and Loki will kiss before Thor and Jane will."
- Pop Sugar: Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston Have Had a Low-Key Bromance For Years by Kelsie Gibson. April 29, 2018.
- Bustle: 9 Times Chris Hemsworth & Tom Hiddleston Were Adorable, Offscreen Bros by Christine Distasio. October 17, 2014.
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