Tom Hiddleston’s ‘Loki’ co-stars Wunmi Mosaku and Gugu Mbatha-Raw have a secret connection.
Loki (Tom Hiddleston) is the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most mysterious figure. When the God of Mischief has to be devious, he is. The ensemble of Marvel’s new Disney+ show is candid about their backgrounds in real life. Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Wunmi Mosaku have now made it available to the public.
On June 7, Hiddleston, Mbatha-Raw, and Mosaku attended a Zoom news conference for Loki. With their common background, Mbatha-Raw and Mosaku put Hiddleston on blast.
Before Marvel’s ‘Loki,’ Wunmi Mosaku knew Tom Hiddleston from school.
Mosaku’s career was set to take off in 2020. Her Sundance horror film His House debuted on Netflix and terrified the living daylights out of viewers. She also had a starring part in HBO’s Lovecraft Country. She’s now in Loki, but she knew Hiddelston from her days at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.
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“I’m familiar with Tom and Gugu,” Mosaku explained. “We went to drama school together, so even though it was daunting, the notion of joining the MCU because it’s such a big thing, knowing that I’d go into the room and have friends there, I’ve known Tom since I was 18 in my first year at RADA, was reassuring. So it felt both fantastic and terrifying at the same time. There’s something about acting as a third-year student.”
Gugu Mbatha-Raw was a year ahead of Tom Hiddleston in the role of Loki.
Hiddleston graduated RADA in 2005. Mbatha-Raw earned his bachelor’s degree in 2004. Mosaku was a freshman who graduated in 2007.
“The circle of life is very strange,” Mbatha-Raw observed. “There is a comfort in the RADA reunion, or RADA mafia, as someone described it the other day. However, when you share an experience, when you recall the same acting tudors and having walked down the same hall, and the… This is a condensed version of the narrative. Hope you enjoyed.