Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Marvel's "Loki" on Disney+

Take a look at Marvel Studios six-episode "Loki" live-action TV series, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Kate Herron, that will tie into the feature "Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness", streaming June 9, 2021 on Disney+ :

"...'Loki' features the Asgardian 'god of mischief'...
"...as he steps out of his brother’s shadow in a new series that takes place after the events of 'Avengers: Endgame'. 
"Tom Hiddleston returns as the title character, joined by Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku and Richard E. Grant...

"...following the troubled, adopted brother of 'Thor' throughout human history as an unlikely influencer on historical events."

Created by writer Stan Lee, scripter Larry Lieber and illustrator Jack Kirby, a version of the character first appeared in Marvel Comics "Venus #6 (August 1949).

The modern day incarnation of Loki first appeared in Marvel's "Journey into Mystery" #85 (October 1962). 

The character, which is based on the Norse deity of the same name, is the Asgardian god of mischief. 

He is the adopted brother and often enemy of the superhero Thor, however over the years the character has been depicted as an antihero.

Hiddleston has played the 'Loki' character "Thor" (2011) "The Avengers" (2012), "Thor: The Dark World" (2013), "Thor: Ragnarok" (2017), "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Avengers: Endgame".

"I knew he was a complex figure," said Hiddleston about Loki. "Intelligent yet vulnerable. Angry and lost and broken and witty..."

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