Chris Hemsworth has chronicled the challenge of beefing up to a superhero's size, and now we finally get to see his effort in action when "Thor" opens in theaters this Friday.
Co-starring Natalie Portman, "Thor" tells the story of the hammer-wielding warrior who is banished from his home to earth by his father Odin (Anthony Hopkins). Are you planning on seeing it?
Here’s what else you shouldn’t miss this week:
- Will Ferrell, a.k.a. Deangelo Vickers to fans of “The Office,” will be on “Conan” tonight at 11 p.m. on TBS.
- The Beastie Boys are back: "Hot Sauce Committee Part 2" drops today.
- "Glee" fans, have you missed Kristin Chenoweth? Then you're in for a treat - she returns to McKinley High at 8 p.m. on Fox.
- Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will round out their teams tonight as the blind auditions wrap up on “The Voice” on NBC at 9 p.m.
- Newly engaged and pregnant Kate Hudson and actor-with-a-movie-to-promote Chris Hemsworth are both on deck for “Leno” tonight.
- Former "Lost" star alert: Josh Holloway is making an appearance on “Community's” paintball-themed two-part season finale starting at 8 p.m. on NBC.
- Katie Couric, who is officially leaving the anchor desk at "CBS Evening News," will be on "Leno" tonight. Jodie Foster, meanwhile, will undoubtedly be talking "The Beaver" and Mel Gibson on "Letterman."
- It's arrived already: "Fringe's" season finale airs at 9 p.m. on Fox.
- After all of the personal drama Mel Gibson has had within the past year, this week he’ll be making headlines for his professional, on-screen dramatics as “The Beaver” opens in limited release.
- Paws up little monsters: “Lady Gaga Presents: Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden” debuts tonight on HBO at 9 p.m.