Tom Hiddleston’s Loki is likely the most popular villain in all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He’s also one of the best, staying true not only to the comics, but the spirit of the Norse mythology they pulled him from. So a Loki series, coming soon to pay streaming provider Disney+, is almost guaranteed to be the big winner of 2021, right? That seems to be confirmed in the latest trailer for the six-episode event series. Is there a superhero series or movie this year you’re more anxious to watch than Loki?
As demonstrated by Luke Wilson’s appearance as co-star of Stargirl, you get the feeling the Wilson brothers are going to be the secret weapon for another sure-fire superhero series (even if it is about a super-villain). This time it’s Owen Wilson as Mobius M. Mobius, who is going to introduce Loki–and the audience–to a new universe tangent to the Marvel world we know about. Mobius M. Mobius is a character with some true comics street cred, originating from the mind of writer/artist Walt Simonson. And Mobius has a past in the comics pages connecting him with Fantastic Four and She-Hulk–will Wilson’s character be the new glue to connect the integration of the FF from Fox to Disney, and pull Tatiana Maslany’s She-Hulk into the MCU in her own series, due to arrive next year?
And does this furry friend know Goose from Captain Marvel? Other actors in the series include Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku, and Richard E. Grant, who played Marvel character Dr. Rice, the mad scientist in Logan, from the other Marvel studio–Is this another opportunity to pull in the Fox Marvel stories?
Check out the latest trailer for Loki:
We have a long wait to find out. The premiere for Loki can’t come fast enough. Look for it beginning June 11, 2021, on Disney+.
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