• Chris Hemsworth didn't return for Star Trek 4 because he didn't like the script. 1 / 8

  • Hemsworth had a small role as George Kirk in J.J. Abrams' 2009 Star Trek reboot. 2 / 8

    Vertical Avengers Endgame Chris Hemsworth Press Tour
  • George sacrificed himself in the film's cold open - a very emotional sequence that set the stage for the film. 3 / 8

    Chris Hemsworth in Thor: Ragnarok
  • The plan for Star Trek 4 called for Hemsworth, now a bona fide star, to reprise George. 4 / 8

  • He would have co-lead the film with Chris Pine, but the project was shelved. 5 / 8

    Chris Pine in Star Trek vertical
  • Hemsworth said he didn't think there was a good reason to bring George back. 6 / 8

  • And he didn't want to be underwhelmed by a weak story. 7 / 8

  • Up next
    Robert Pattinson will star in The Batman
    Robert Pattinson Says His Batman Isn't a Hero
    Go back & read full article