Chris Hemsworth, whose daughter is named India, holds the country in a special place in his heart.
The soft reboot of the "Men In Black" franchise sees Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson as two new MIB agents, replacing Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith, facing a new intergalactic threat to humanity. "My wife spent lot of time in India and that was where the name originally came from", he said in a recent interview to IANS.
"I pitched some ideas like 'People in Black, ' but that would be 'PiB, ' which sounds like a sandwich", Thompson said.More news: Amit Shah chairs meeting on Cyclone Vayu
Apart from daughter India Rose, Hemsworth and Pataky also have twin sons Sasha and Tristan. Shooting there... There were thousands of individuals in the city consistently and I have never experienced that on set.
Chris was in India a year ago to shoot for his web series in Ahmedabad and Mumbai. "It was sort of intimidating as it was exciting because there were so many people".
Hemsworth also revealed that after every take when the director called "cut", there was a loud cheer and the team felt like rock stars in a stadium. However, Men in Black: International unfortunately scored lower than Men in Black II, which was ranked a 39 percent by critics and a 45 percent by audiences. "I have huge appreciation to that", he added about his India experience.More news: Isro gears up for ‘most complex’ moon mission
Regarding how much Men In Black International will bring in for its opening weekend, estimates are tracking around $30-40 million, which is much less than the $69 million grosses for the first three movies when adjusted for inflation.
Her co-star agreed: "There was a unusual kind of, 'Wow, we're doing this'".
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