Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Aussie Morphs into Comic A[euro][approximately]freak'

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Aussie Morphs into Comic A[euro][approximately]freak'

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AUSSIE actor Chris Hemsworth got so big for Thor that he became a afreaka.

The actor, pictured below, put on so much muscle for the titular role as the hammer-carrying comic book hero, his own family struggled to recognise him, his younger brother, Liam, said.

Liam is also an actor, and had to go the opposite way for his role as Gale in his new film, futuristic sci-fi thriller The Hunger Games.

Liam a boyfriend of singer Miley Cyrus a also said he identified with his character, friend to the story's protagonists, Katniss and Peeta, as soon as he read the script.

The Hunger Games is in cinemas from March next year.

Dunst in the dumps

KIRSTEN Dunst claims her depression was caused by the aweird dichotomya of being an actress.

The Melancholia star checked into the Cirque Lodge Treatment Centre, in Utah, to be treated for the mental health condition in February 2008 and she claims the pressures of her career caused her problems.

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres asked her: aThere is no way to bring up with out saying what it a[degrees] You suffered from depression.a

To which Kirsten answered: aIt's not something I feel like totally comfortable talking about but yeah, it's a very personal thing a[degrees] I dealt with it. Yeah.

aThat and it's also interesting as an actress you're supposed to be sensitive and vulnerable and have this side to you. But then your supposed to be super sociable and a[approximately]on' and like nice to everybody.

aThat's a weird dichotomy. It's a lot to ask of a person. It's not a normal thing.a

The 29-year-old actress believes it was the right thing for her to have treatment and take a break from Hollywood, because she was able to return to her career reinvigorated.

However, Kirsten avoids the Hollywood party circuit.

aYou have to promote your movies obviously, but you won't see me at an event just for the sake of it,a she said.

Ugly on stage

AMERICA Ferrera thinks it's awonderfula fans want an Ugly Betty movie. …

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