Terri Irwin is, allegedly, seething at Chris Hemsworth for stealing her limelight with his new wildlife documentary, Shark Beach.
According to New Idea, Terri Irwin wasn’t thrilled with Hemsworth’s recent announcement because she feels the actor and his family are trying to compete with what she’s doing.
“Bindi, Terri, and Robert are huge Hemsworth fans. Robert idolizes Chris. But it’s easy to see why their noses are out of joint over this,” the source said.
Terri Irwin supports Robert’s desire to reprise dad’s show
There have been rumors in the last couple of months that Irwin’s son wants to reboot his dad’s show, The Crocodile Hunter. But the news that Hemsworth will be appearing in a similar documentary could prevent this from happening.
“There’s really only room for one Aussie wildlife hero on the international circuit. And there’s a wish that Chris would stick to Thor movies,” the source said.
Chris Hemsworth cast in ‘Shark Beach’
Shark Beach, which will air on National Geographic, will feature Hemsworth as he explores the relationships between humans and sharks.
“It’s a little close to home for the Irwins,” the source said.
However, one should take the tabloid’s claims with a grain of salt. After all, the Irwins have not publicly reacted to Hemsworth’s upcoming project.
This isn’t the first time that the tabloid concocted rumors about Terri Irwin.
Terri Irwin, Steve Irwin biopic in the works
Last year, New Idea alleged that Nicole Kidman is producing a documentary about Steve Irwin and Terri Irwin. And the award-winning actress will be portraying the latter.
“Nicole is uniquely placed to understand the fanfare that Steve and his family still get in America, and of course she knows how much Steve meant to Australians. She can’t believe that no one’s done a Steve biopic before,” the source said.
Ironically, the tabloid alleged back then that Hemsworth’s younger brother, Liam will be playing the role of Steve.
However, half a year has passed and there’s still no update about the biopic.
This proves that there’s no project about the Irwins in the works. So, it’s not true that Liam will be playing Steve and Kidman will be playing Terri Irwin.
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