Chris Hemsworth has signed up to take the lead in the action film Dhaka from first time director and Avengers stuntman, Sam Hargrave.

The action flick will see Hemsworth play a physically brave but an emotionally insecure man who has to liberate a kidnapped boy, along the way coming to terms with his identity and sense of self.

The film is set to be a bit of an Avengers reunion. Hargrave was Chris Evans’ stunt double in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and went on to become the stunt coordinator in Captain America: Civil War, plus he also participated in some second unit directing in Avengers: Infinity War. The project also comes from production company AGBO – a production company set-up by Avengers: Infinity War filmmakers Joe and Anthony Russo. Joe Russo also penned the script.

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Hemsworth, Mike Larocca and Ben Grayson will also produce. The picture is also a Netflix original feature.

Hemsworth has a number of high-profile roles on the horizon. He will be making a return as Thor in next Summers sequel to Infinity War. However, before that comes along he will next be seen in November in Bad Times At The El Royale. He will also star in the yet as untitled Men in Black Spin-off which is currently in production. Hemsworth was also set to star in Star Trek 4 but he recently stepped away from negotiations with Paramount. The shoot was due to which started shooting around March.

The film has a confirmed shoot start in November and it will be filmed on location in Thailand and India.