Anyway - I just watched Thor - and I want to thank casting and the writers who brought me him.
This hottie's name is Chris Hemsworth.
Some background on the character and plot line of the actual comic - Thor's father Odin decided his son needed to be taught humility and consequently placed Thor (without memories of godhood) into the body and memories of an existing, partially disabled human medical student, Donald Blake. After becoming a doctor and on vacation in Norway, Blake witnessed the arrival of an alien scouting party. Blake fled into a cave after they heard him and began to pursue him. After discovering Thor's disguised hammer Mjolnir, and striking it against a rock, he transformed into the thunder god.
Defeating the aliens, Thor shared a double life with his alter ego: treating the ill in a private practice with nurse - and eventual love - Jane Foster and defending humanity from evil. Thor's presence on Earth almost immediately attracted the attention of his adoptive brother and arch-foe Loki; who returned repeatedly to Earth in a bid to destroy Thor. Loki was also responsible for the emergence of three of Thor's principal foes: the Absorbing Man; the Wrecker, and the Destroyer. On one occasion, Loki's tactics were accidentally beneficial - although successful in using an illusion of the Hulk to draw Thor into battle, it resulted in the formation of the superhero team the Avengers, of which Thor was a founding and longstanding member. - Wikipedia
In the movie - why did I like him? Besides this?
There needs to be more than a shirtless stud? OK. So besides the hottie that was casted, my love of comic book heroes, I also liked how he bantered with Jane. I found myself laughing (boyfriend getting annoyed) when they interacted. For example.
[after Thor has regained his powers and is wearing his warrior costume with the red cape]
Jane Foster: So is this how you normally look?
Thor: More or less.
Jane Foster: It's a good look!
What's your favorite Marvel or DC superhero? And why?