Chris Hemsworth stoked the battle of the Chrises with a birthday message for Chris Evans (Picture: Getty/Instagram)
Chris Hemsworth expertly trolled Chris Evans with a birthday post to mark the Captain America star’s 40th birthday.
Fanning the flames of the internet’s ongoing debate about the ‘best Chris’ in Hollywood, Chris (H) posted a fun photo on his Instagram to give his buddy a birthday shout out.
The Australian actor joked in the picture: ‘Happy 40th birthday Chris Evans, you’ll always be number 1 in my book.’
The photo he posted featured a grinning Chris Pratt instead of the Evans variety.
A lot of his followers got in on the joke, commenting that Chris Evans ‘has changed over the years’ or that ‘Chris Pine looks different’, however there were some who didn’t twig that Hemsworth was making a gag.
It further stoked the ‘battle of the Chrises’ debate that was had last year, with Star Trek actor Chris Pine also in the mix.
Other Avengers stars also shared their messages for Evans, with Mark Ruffalo, who played Bruce Banner/The Hulk, tweeting: ‘Sending all the virtual hugs to you on your birthday, brother!’
Posting a picture of Chris on the set of the Avengers: Endgame using his smartphone, Mark added: ‘Two can play the “no phones on set” game, @chrisevans.’
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) June 13, 2021
Evans hung up his Captain America shield in Avengers: Endgame as Steve Rogers decided to live out his years in the past, returning to the present day as an elderly man.
Hemsworth is stepping into his role as the god of thunder once more for Thor: Love and Thunder, which is also set to star Pratt as Guardians of the Galaxy’s Star-Lord.
Filming recently wrapped in Australia with Hemsworth confirming the news in an eye-popping Instagram picture with director Taika Waititi.
‘That’s a wrap on Thor Love and Thunder, it’s also national don’t flex day so I thought this super relaxed photo was appropriate,’ Chris captioned the upload.
‘The film is gonna be bats**t crazy off the wall funny and might also pull a heart string or two.
‘Lots of love, lots of thunder! Thank you to all the cast and crew who made this another incredible Marvel journey.
‘Buckle in, get ready and see ya in cinemas!!’
Credit: Original article published here.