When Disney launched their new digital streaming service, Disney Movies Anywhere, they promised exclusive content to their users. But in the early days of this new iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch app, they are still sharing these glimpses on the web as well. The latest exclusive is a deleted scene from Thor: The Dark World. Aside from some more face-time with those brawling brothers of Asgard, we also get a look at a bonus battle scene that has Thor taking on three guards single-handed, without the aid of Loki or the mighty hammer Mjölnir.
This scene was clearly cut from the sequence where Thor and Loki escape Asgard. After springing Loki from his prison cell, his brawny half-brother fights their way out. It seems it came after Loki's scene-stealing impression, as his hands weren't yet cuffed there.
See the pre-Chris Evans cameo version here:
But the battle scene up top isn't the only Thor: The Dark World clip Disney presented for the release of Disney Movies Anywhere. They also gave us a closer look at the battle of Vanaheim, the home of Thor buddy Hogun. The clip below contains masked marauders, fleeing citizenry, and Hogin in full-force. It's actually a shame this scene got cut. Sure, it's by no means essential to the story of Thor: The Dark World, but it at least gave Hogin a moment of glory before cutting him from the key narrative.
Thor: The Dark World is now available on DVD, Blu-ray, streaming services, and Disney Movies Anywhere. For more on this new cloud-based movie service, check out this easy-to-follow breakdown:
In other Thor news, Thor 3 is gaining steam as Marvel has hired Christopher Yost and Craig Kyle to pen its screenplay. While we wait for word on its eventual release date, we can look forward to Thor's return in Avengers: Age of Ultron on May 1st, 2015. As for Loki, we don't know where he'll pop up next. But Tom Hiddleston will be hitting theaters soon as a brooding vampire in Jim Jarmusch's sensational film, Only Lovers Left Alive. Look for it on April 11th.