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Thor 2: The Dark World
There are many reasons a film can go back for reshoots. Sometimes, it's because the filmmakers need a few extra shots or scenes to make the movie better or fix a few issues. Sometimes, it's because the whole project is a disaster the needs surgery. We're not sure why 'Thor: The Dark World' is currently shooting new scenes, but we do know that much of the new footage will revolve around everyone's favorite mischievous Norse god/supervillain, Loki.
After waiting patiently for that 'Thor 2' trailer that first made its debut during Comic-Con 2013, fans were rewarded handsomely during YouTube's Geek Week. This new extended look at the god of thunder's sequel proved fruitful in unveiling tons of new footage to gawk at, though there are still plenty of juicy secrets to be unearthed. To learn more about what's to come, we've taken an even closer look at the new trailer by breaking down select moments.
'Avengers' fans the world over were recently saddened to learn that Tom Hiddleston's fan-favorite fiend Loki wouldn't make an appearance in 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' after 'Thor: The Dark World,' but that doesn't mean the "Asgardian Mussolini" couldn't put in appearance in Marvel's upcoming 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series on ABC! So, what does Hiddleston have to say about the prospect of Loki popping up for some small-screen mischief?
If you weren't able to attend Comic-Con 2013 this weekend (or if you were there and didn't make it to Hall H on Saturday), you can now view the entire Marvel panel online and catch everything you missed, including 'Thor: The Dark World,' 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' and the announcement of 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron.'