He may have sacrificed himself in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but the home-entertainment release of Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok features another brief appearance from Michael Rooker’s Yondu, who returns from beyond the grave to make a cameo in the following ‘deleted scene’:
In case you couldn’t tell from the video, Yondu hasn’t been drinking the Agent Coulson resurrection juice, but rather Michael Rooker just happened to be nearby shooting material for Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! and decided to stop by the Ragnarok set to have a little fun. Here’s Guardians director James Gunn and Rooker himself to explain:
For those of you asking me how a Yondu deleted scene is on the Thor Ragnarok extras – I believe Rooker was at the lot shooting his bit for the Guardians Mission Breakout ride/Halloweeen version, and he stopped by the Thor set to goof around. Rooker, correct me if I’m wrong.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) February 22, 2018
— MichaelRookerOnline (@RookerOnline) February 23, 2018
In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk.
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Thor: Ragnarok is directed by Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows) and features a cast that includes Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Idris Elba as Heimdall and Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Cate Blanchett as Hela, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Jeff Goldblum as the Grandmaster, Karl Urban as Skurge, Taika Waititi as Korg, Clancy Brown as Surtur, Rachel House as Topaz, Tadanobu Asano as Hogun, Ray Stevenson as Volstagg and Zachary Levi as Fandral.