Appearing on Australian morning radio present “Fitzy & Wippa” on Monday, Hanton mentioned that whereas Hemsworth could have impressed followers with his physique transformation for the forthcoming Marvel film, it was a grueling course of behind the scenes.
“Everyone is like, ‘Wow, look at the size and him’, but I’m like yes, brilliant, now I have to put on that size as well. I text him, I’m like, ‘Thanks very much dude, this is going to be even harder this time!”‘ the 33-year-old informed the hosts.
Hanton, who first teamed up with Hemsworth on “Thor: The Dark World” in 2013, went on to say that he now takes no pleasure in consuming as a result of it has grow to be “full on.”
“Every two hours we’re eating. It’s become a chore. I don’t enjoy eating at all every two hours.” he mentioned of their regime.
Hanton added that whereas the weight loss program and coaching was “difficult on the body,” Hemsworth was “fit as a fiddle.”
“I find carrying around the extra weight is difficult and hard to maintain on the ligaments,” he mentioned. “But he’s all good. Look at him, he’s a man mountain.”
Hanton, who grew up in Portsmouth within the UK, has additionally doubled for actors resembling Henry Cavill, Ryan Reynolds, Channing Tatum and Jake Gyllenhaal. His movie credit embody “Mission Impossible: Fallout, “Quantum of Solace,” and “Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens.”
Hanton said he had to have back surgery after his stunt double role in Hemsworth’s 2020 movie “Extraction,” which featured a 12-minute-long “one shot” fight scene.
Such death-defying stunts mean the performer has struggled to get health and life insurance. “It’s not straightforward to get it,” he mentioned.