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Thor: Ragnarok Once Had A John Hughes-Inspired Flashback

Written by Tim Midura on Monday, November 06 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Thor: Ragnarok Once Had A John Hughes-Inspired Flashback

Thor was pudgy and Loki was emo.


Source: i09

Taiki Waititi originally wanted to throw in some John Hughes 1980s comedy into Thor: Ragnarok. Waititi's pitch to Marvel included clips from different Hughes films. While the flashback would've been funny, it was ultimately unnecessary for the story.

Well I wanted this little thing, and maybe if we ever do a Thor 4 we can have it, but I wanted to do some flashbacks where Thor was a kid, a fat little kid. There was like an 80s version of Asgard where everyone had massive shoulder pads, and everyone had mullets (laughs). Our idea was Thor and Valkyrie meet and he's like, 'Hey I know you,' and she's like 'Ha I remember you,' and then it cuts back to this thing and he's just this pudgy little kid walking around with a mullet and being picked on by other kids. And Loki's like this little emo goth hanging out by himself. He was like the kid in Harry Potter, [Malfoy].

Thor: Ragnarok is in theaters now.





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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.


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