Tom Hiddleston Reveals What Persuaded Him to Join the New TV Series “Loki”
Many Marvel fans are looking forward to seeing Tom Hiddleston reprise his role as Loki in the upcoming television series of the same name. Hiddleston has been one of the most popular characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for almost a decade and has mastered the part.
Even while anticipation for Loki’s June 9 launch is building, viewers may be surprised to learn that the show wasn’t always a sure thing. Former Disney CEO Bob Iger wanted Marvel chief Kevin Feige to generate some original programming for Disney+, therefore Loki was created around the time Avengers: Infinity War was released.
Marvel still had to persuade Hiddleston to star in Loki after the concept was accepted. Thankfully, one of the show’s main additions had him hooked.
Tom Hiddleston had no idea ‘Loki’ was being created for him at first.
After management chose to prioritize generating original programming for Disney+ in 2017, Loki became a major project for Marvel’s creative staff. The streaming service hadn’t yet started at the time, but Iger recognized that Disney would need new material to compete with competing streaming services. When Marvel approached Hiddleston to offer him the main part in Loki, he was utterly caught off guard.
He told Entertainment Weekly, “I probably shouldn’t have been startled, but I was.” “But that was only because Infinity War felt so conclusive.”
After learning that the TVA would be included in ‘Loki,’ Tom Hiddleston expressed interest in starring in the film.
Hiddleston was initially excited about the prospect of acting in Loki, but his excitement rose when he learned that the Time Variance Authority would be included in the series. In the same interview, he called the decision “the… This is a condensed version of the narrative. I hope you found it entertaining.