Superhero physique: How Hollywood is sizing up male bodies

The indisputably buff Chris Hemsworth stars as Thor in Marvel's 'Thor: The Dark World'. (Marvels)

The indisputably buff Chris Hemsworth stars as Thor in Marvel's 'Thor: The Dark World'. (Marvels)

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As summer blockbuster season begins its assault on the box office, we can be certain that an army of fit men will dominate the silver screen. But these days, it seems the six pack isn't enough.

Journalist Logan Hill joins Jian to discuss the new standard for male bodies in Hollywood, including everything from five per cent body fat to the coveted inguinal crease, and the pressures this is placing on actors trying to break into the industry.

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