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Watch Chris Hemsworth Cover Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’ as Fat Thor

You've never seen "Hurt" done like this!

Written by Chris Parton
Watch Chris Hemsworth Cover Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’ as Fat Thor
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1079 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Chris Hemsworth during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on June 12, 2019 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth is famous for playing heartthrob superhero Thor and leading Marvel’s Avengers into battle, but he put a different — country music — spin on the character in a new video clip.

Appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night (June 12th), Hemsworth spent some time chatting on Fallon’s couch about his new movie Men In Black: International and keeping himself in leading-role shape, but he also offered up a hilarious “world premiere.”

Suited up as “Fat Thor” from Avengers: Endgame, the actor is seen strumming along to the deeply-scarred strains of “Hurt,” as performed by the Man in Black himself — Johnny Cash. Hemsworth explains that he was in between takes while filming the Avengers finale (which at one point finds Thor lost in a dark haze of depression), so he decided to get in character using the song.

“I didn’t know if I was ever gonna show it because it was in the trailer in between a few takes,” Hemsworth tells Fallon about the moment. “What else but Johnny Cash, ‘Hurt,’ it’s the saddest song in the world. And I’m a terrible singer and a terrible guitarist.”

Sung in Thor’s raspy Asgardian vocal and with Hemsworth strumming hard on an acoustic guitar, it’s a version of the song — and perhaps a visual — you won’t soon forget.

Men in Black: International opens in theaters this Friday (June 14th).