Newswire: Chris Hemsworth does some soul-searching, apologizes for past Halloween sins

When Taika Waititi set off for Australia to film Thor: Ragnarok, he insisted upon employing Aboriginal crew members. Back in August, the director told BuzzFeed he felt a certain responsibility to the Indigenous people: “You’re coming to a country and you’re bringing money into the economy and creating jobs, but I think you have an even bigger responsibility to look after the people that have less opportunities.” And it looks like the conscientiousness of the New Zealander, whose father is Māori, has influenced his film’s lead. Thor star Chris Hemsworth joined Waititi in issuing a message of support for the Indigenous people of the United States, many of whom are the midst of a months-long protest in Standing Rock, one of the sites of the proposed Dakota Pipeline.

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