The head writer of the new Disney+ series ‘Loki’ reveals that it is inspired by ‘Rick and Morty,’ ‘Inglorious Basterds,’ and ‘Catch Me If You Can,’ among other things.
Loki, Marvel’s newest TV show, is now available to watch on Disney+. The six-episode series, starring Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson, is Marvel’s third show to be launched in 2021, and Loki looks to be the greatest yet.
The show Loki lays a major focus on time travel, as any watcher of the show has surely seen. Michael Waldron, Loki’s chief writer, got his start in the entertainment sector by working on the hit TV show Rick and Morty, which greatly aided him in coming up with ideas for Loki.
Outside of Rick and Morty, Waldron has drawn influence from a wide range of other television shows and films, some of which may surprise you.
‘Loki’ was inspired by a variety of TV series and historical films, according to head writer Michael Waldron.
Waldron worked as a writer and showrunner for Rick and Morty for two years, an animated comedy about a young boy and his grandfather as they travel across space and time. Marvel President Kevin Feige was impressed by his performance on the program and recruited him in 2019. As it turned out, Waldron’s experience working on Rick and Morty would come in handy when it came to coming up with Loki concepts.
Waldron told Vanity Fair, “At first, I was carrying in the Rick and Morty sensibility and I had to recalibrate.” “I’m not making a 22-minute animated film. I was watching Inglourious Basterds, a Quentin Tarantino film. “Movies that revel in extended moments of discussion and escalation of tension.”
Waldron also rewatched classic films like Blade Runner, Before Sunrise, and Catch Me If You Can, all of which served as inspiration.
‘Loki’ will not feel like a’six-hour film.’
Despite the fact that Waldron drew inspiration for character development and temporal advancement from feature films, he… This is a condensed version of the narrative. I hope you found it entertaining.