08 Nov 2017 1:28 PM +00:00 UTC

Thor: Ragnarok Was Supposed To Have Childhood Versions of Thor And Loki

Adult Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston) already have a horde of squealing fangirls. Now imagine what would happen if Marvel gave the fan community a look at the childhood versions of the Asgardian brothers.

Sitting down for an interview on MTV's Happy Sad Confused podcast, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi decided to talk about how he used John Hughes movies as a reference when he originally pitched his ideas for the third Thor installment to Marvel. During the discussion, the filmmaker opened up about a scrapped scene where Ragnarok gave fans a look at Thor and Loki's childhood.

"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)."

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Waititi goes on to explain how he'd fit the flashback in the film, saying that he'd have Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) remember the Asgardian God of Thunder as a child.

"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]."

The flashback would have certainly been a riot for Thor and Lok's fangirls. Unfortunately, streamlining Ragnarok gave little space for the scene, and Waititi had to cut it to keep to the main storyline. Such a shame.

Thor: Ragnarok is currently screening in cinemas.

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