Wednesday 13 November 2019

Chris Hemsworth thanks film fans as new Thor trailer gets 136m hits

By Julia Hunt

The Thor: Ragnarok trailer has been viewed 136 million times already.

Chris Hemsworth has thanked fans after the trailer for his new film Thor: Ragnarok became Marvel and Disney’s most watched ever in 24 hours.

The footage from the superhero movie was viewed 136 million times in its first day after being released on Monday, said the Hollywood Reporter.

Disney’s previous record holder was Beauty And The Beast, which had 127.6 million views.

Marvel’s was Captain America: Civil War, with 94 million.

Australian star Chris, who plays the title character, posted a link to a story about the record on Instagram.

“Thanks for watching everyone!!” he told his 9.5 million followers on the social networking site.

His co-star Mark Ruffalo also commented on the news.

The overall record for most watched trailer in a day is held by the teaser for the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s It.

It generated 197 million views globally within 24 hours of its release last month.

PA Media

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