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    From Godzilla to The Avengers

    It’s a good thing Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen have a good rapport together. After finishing filming Godzilla, the British actor and his American co-star went straight into shooting the new Avengers film – the hush-hush follow-up to the third biggest movie of all time.  It’s not often that a pair of actors go from one blockbuster remake to an even bigger blockbuster sequel together. “I mean it was such a funny coincidence,” said Olsen, talking about the movie at a hotel in New York ahead of the film’s release. “We had just finished Godzilla and then we were the two people approached for Avengers. It was kind of random. But…

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    Chris Hemsworth’s Great Month

      Charlize Theron is having a great year, but her Snow White and the Huntsman co-star Chris Hemsworth is having one fantastic month so far. On the back of The Avengers, in which he stars as the hammer-wielding Thor, scoring the best opening of all time, the actor’s wife Elsa Pataky just gave birth to their little girl, India. I spoke to him at Arundel Castle just a day before the baby’s birth, and two days before the news came yesterday that The Avengers has gone on to join the $1 billion club, 19 days after it opened in the US. Hemsworth told me that the film’s success at the…