Upon completing principle photography on “Thor: The Dark World,” the powers that be at Marvel Studios realized they had a slight problem: There wasn’t nearly enough Loki in the movie.
Loki, the Asgardian trickster and half-brother to Thor (played by English actor Tom Hiddleston), became a fan favourite after his villainous turns in 2011’s “Thor” and 2012’s “The Avengers.” However, the character originally didn’t have as big a role to play in this month’s “Thor: The Dark World.” Imprisoned for war crimes after the invasion of New York, Hiddleston was to have been a supporting character in the “Thor” sequel. The film follows Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and company as they defend Asgard and Earth from an ancient threat.
This summer, “Dark World” director Alan Taylor told Collider that producers planned to add more Loki to the film during reshoots, and recently revealed details about those additional scenes in an interview with /Film.
“It’s my experience with the Marvel process that they save a portion of the budget for this and that's what we were basically doing,” Taylor said of those extra shooting days. “A lot of it was getting more Loki stuff, because we realized how successful he was in the movie, so we sort of ‘Loki-ed it up’ a little bit.”
The director, whose previous work includes shooting episodes of “Mad Men” and “Game of Read More »from What did ‘Thor: The Dark World’ add during reshoots? More Loki