Tom Hiddleston’s reign as Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe could be coming to an end sometime in the next few years, according to reports.
Say it isn’t so!
Tom has played the Asgardian prince in an array of superhero films, such as Thor, Thor: Ragnarok, The Avengers and, briefly, Avengers: Endgame and last year, it was announced that he would reprise the character in a new Marvel limited series for Disney+.
However, his MCU future in the role looks uncertain, as it is rumoured that a new version of Loki will be introduced in the film Thor: Love and Thunder, directed by Taika Waititi, which is out in 2021.
According to We Got This Covered, ‘the Loki show will introduce Kid Loki as one of the Asgardian’s shape-shifted forms, with him appearing again in Love and Thunder.
‘Taika Waititi’s movie, however, will see the trickster somehow become stuck as his teen self. Kid Loki will then go on to show up in other projects.
‘Hiddleston will still appear in Love and Thunder, but only until the beloved villain transforms into his kid self. And now, we’re hearing that after this, the actor will be gone from the MCU for the foreseeable future.’
If that does happen, at least he’s had a pretty impressive run in the role.
Speaking last month on Jimmy Fallon about the character’s migration to TV, Tom said: ‘It’s happening! It’s amazing. I never expected it, I auditioned for the first Thor film over 10 years ago
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‘I can’t believe I’ve got my own show, it’s so exciting. We go into production next year.’
Tom’s other movies include High-Rise, Crimson Peak and Kong: Skull Island.
When it comes to whether or not he’ll remain as Loki in the MCU, guess we’ll have to wait and see.
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