‘Loki’ is the upcoming spin-off series that will, fortunately, grace our screens. It stars Tom Hiddleston, who plays. the show’s main character – The God of Mischief, Loki. There was an official announcement on Thursday giving joyous news. The series will come earlier than expected on an OTT streaming network.
Originally, the series was set for a release on June 11, 2021. But a new teaser video was released by the show’s makers that announced that the series will now make a debut on June 9, 2021 (Wednesday). The statement says that the show’s episodes will stream on Wednesdays. In this manner, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has made Wednesdays the new Fridays.
Hiddleston, every fan’s beloved, will reprise his role in ‘Loki’, which is the first standalone series for the Avengers anti-hero. There are more standalone shows based on popular Marvel comics’ characters that are seizing streaming platforms.
Hiddleston shared his exhilaration about the show, saying that in ‘Loki’, there will be aspects of the character that have never been seen before.
Hiddleston told Entertainment Weekly that it is extremely exciting as the series will show a new side of the character. He said that he’ll probably speak too much about the series and that is what makes it thrilling. This goes on to show that there are parts of the character that haven’t been explored yet.
In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Hiddleston made his debut as ‘Loki’ in Thor (2011). Later, he played the character in 2012’s “The Avengers”, 2013’s “Thor: The Dark World”, 2017’s “Thor: Ragnarok”, 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War”, and 2019’s “Avengers: Endgame”.
Even though Loki died at the hands of Thanos in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, he makes a comeback in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ – This is while the Avengers go back in time to the events of ‘The Avengers’ to recover the Tesseract.
In the trailers of ‘Loki’, the Disney Plus series, it is shown that the character is recruited by a mysterious organization. This organization is called the Time Keepers. The character is recruited to fix the flow of time and several alternate realities.
The show’s head writer is Michael Waldron and the director is Kate Herron. It also stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Owen Wilson, Richard E. Grant, Sophia Di Martino, and Wunmi Mosaku.
On Monday, Marvel released an extensive superhero montage, in which, the titles for “Captain Marvel” and “Black Panther” sequels were revealed. Also, the first footage of “Eternals” was released.
Furthermore, the 2023 release dates for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” were also announced.