The coronavirus pandemic has led to many cancelations when it comes to tours, movie screenings, promotions, and theatre shutdowns. Showbiz has taken a major hit. Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, known for his role as Thor in Marvel movies, was supposed to return to India in March for two-day promotions of his upcoming Netflix movie, Extraction. Now, due to the coronavirus outbreak, the makers decided to call off the global tour.
Chris Hemsworth said in a heartfelt video, “Namaste India. Chris Hemsworth here, all the way from Australia. As you may have heard, I was incredibly excited to come to India and celebrate this movie where it was filmed. My time in your country during production was unforgettable and I was looking forward to returning. But, you know all that is happening in the world at the moment. I, like you, am staying home. I know things are not easy right now for everyone so I wanted to share something I hope you’ll enjoy. I want to keep an eye out tomorrow for the trailer debut of my new film, Extraction. This movie is an incredibly action-packed ride, directed by my good friend Sam Hargrave. Netflix will be releasing it everywhere on April 24.”
“It was an absolute honour to work alongside some of your local talents to make this movie possible. I can’t wait for you all to see it. Sending you lots of love and good thoughts to everyone around the world. Stay home, stay safe. Be well,” he concluded.
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Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy. An action-packed, edge-of-your-seat thriller directed by Sam Hargrave, Extraction is an AGBO Films and TGIM Films, Inc. production, produced by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Chris Hemsworth, Eric Gitter, and Peter Schwerin.
Extraction also stars Indian actor Randeep Hooda. The film arrives on Netflix on April 24, 2020.