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Mel Gibson turned down major role in Thor

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Actor Mel Gibson was approached for a role of Odin in Thor franchise but he turned down it.

Gibson didn’t clarify why he turned it down, just saying: “I didn’t do it.” He did, however, reflect on the current crop of superhero films.

The 60-year-old actor said it was the only time he has been approached to do a superhero film, reported Digital Spy. The role instead went to veteran actor Anthony Hopkins.

Speaking to The Guardian, Gibson was asked if he was ever offered a role in a superhero movie, to which he simply said, “Yeah, long time ago, to play Thor’s dad.

“But I didn’t do it,” Gibson said Gibson as Thor’s father is an interesting prospect, but Anthony Hopkins has been so perfect in the role that it’s hard to imagine anyone else being quite as effective in the role.

“But, then again, I think all films are suffering from people not being able to now open them with their name. It’s a different kind of business these days,” he added.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team

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KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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