Posted on Thursday, April 21st, 2011 by Russ Fischer
I like seeing Marvel going a little off-book promoting a movie like Thor. Here’s the studio’s latest spot for the film, which doesn’t feature a shred of footage from the movie. ‘Little Thor’ instead replicates the Darth Vader VW ad that ran during the Super Bowl. It is a pretty exact copy of the VW ad, with Darth Vader’s costume swapped out for Thor’s, and a few other altered details. The end is just slightly different, too….
Since 36 million people have watched the original VW Darth Vader ad on YouTube I’m guessing that you’ve probably seen it. But if not, here’s the ad that ‘Little Thor’ is parodying: