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Chris Hemsworth says he would be ‘unemployed’ if it wasn’t for fans after award nominations

Chris Hemsworth says he would be ‘unemployed’ if it wasn’t for his fans as he thanks them for support after being nominated for two People’s Choice Awards for his Netflix hit Extraction

Chris Hemsworth’s action film Extraction is Netflix’s most-watched original film of all time.

And now the Australian actor has thanked his adoring fans for their support, after being nominated for two E! People’s Choice Awards for his role in the film.

The 37-year-old posted a video on Instagram on Friday, admitting that he would be ‘unemployed’ if it wasn’t for his fans. 

What a star! Chris Hemsworth said on Friday that he would be ‘unemployed’ if it wasn’t for his fans as he thanked them for support after being nominated for two People’s Choice Awards for his Netflix hit Extraction

Chris has been nominated for the Male Movie Star of 2020 award, as well as the Action Movie Star of 2020 award. 

Extraction also received two nods and is up for the best Movie of 2020 and the award for the best Action Movie of 2020. 

In his video, Chris thanked his fans and encouraged them to vote.    

Nominations: The actor has thanked his adoring fans for their support, after being nominated for two E! People's Choice Awards for his role in the film (pictured). Chris has been nominated for the Male Movie Star of 2020 award, as well as the Action Movie Star of 2020 award

Nominations: The actor has thanked his adoring fans for their support, after being nominated for two E! People’s Choice Awards for his role in the film (pictured). Chris has been nominated for the Male Movie Star of 2020 award, as well as the Action Movie Star of 2020 award

‘Myself and Extraction got a number of nominations,’ Chris said. 

‘So thank you so much for the support for this film… I have to say the People’s Choice Awards are the most special for me, as they’re the vote of the fans, the vote of the people, it’s your voice.’

He added: ‘We would all be unemployed without you, so thank you, thank you, thank you!’

The annual awards show will be broadcast live from California on November 15. 

Another Australian in the running to win an award at the ceremony is Margot Robbie, who is up for the best Female Movie Star of 2020 gong, for her role in Birds of Prey: And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn.   

Success: Extraction is Netflix's most-watched original film of all time. Chris is seen in the film

Success: Extraction is Netflix’s most-watched original film of all time. Chris is seen in the film

Extraction is Netflix’s most-watched original film of all time. 

The 2020 mercenary-gone-rogue movie beat out Sandra Bullock’s 2018 post-apocalyptic thriller Birdbox on the popular streaming service.

Extraction has been viewed by 99 million Netflix accounts within the first month of its release, according to CNet.

It also beat the critically-acclaimed fantasy series The Witcher, which is based off the popular book series and video game. 

The figures: Extraction has been viewed by 99 million Netflix accounts within the first month of its release, according to CNet

The figures: Extraction has been viewed by 99 million Netflix accounts within the first month of its release, according to CNet

However, Netflix’s numbers are to be taken with a grain of salt, as a ‘view’ is counted after only two minutes of play time.

For Extraction, this means the film could be considered watched by Netflix’s algorithm even before the viewer heard a single line of spoken dialogue.

In May, Chris said a ‘massive thank you to everyone that checked out Extraction’ and ‘made it the number 1 film’ on the streaming platform.

Chris, who is now based in Byron Bay with wife Elsa Pataky and their family, has had a rapid rise to fame after his humble beginnings on the likes of Neighbours, The Saddle Club and Home and Away. 

He is now known for films including Thor and Snow White and the Huntsman.   

Hollywood heavyweight: Chris has had a rapid rise to fame after his humble beginnings on the likes of Neighbours, The Saddle Club and Home and Away. He is now known for films including Thor (pictured) and Snow White and the Huntsman

Hollywood heavyweight: Chris has had a rapid rise to fame after his humble beginnings on the likes of Neighbours, The Saddle Club and Home and Away. He is now known for films including Thor (pictured) and Snow White and the Huntsman

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