Gugu Mbatha-Raw is officially joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the actress signs on for Tom Hiddleston’s Loki.
The cast for Marvel Studios’ Loki series is shaping up pretty nicely. It was revealed earlier this month that Owen Wilson was added to the cast and now another actor has joined Tom Hiddleston in Loki. Deadline is reporting that Gugu Mbatha-Raw has been cast in Marvel Studios and Disney+’s Loki series alongside Tom Hiddleston.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw has appeared in Apple TV’s The Morning Show, Motherless Brooklyn and The Cloverfield Paradox. The actress is a tremendous talent and has been fan cast in comic book roles before, so it’ll probably please some fans to know that Gugu Mbatha-Raw will appear in Loki. The role is currently being kept under wraps, but Deadline reveals that it is a prominent character and possibly the female lead.
What do you think of Gugu Mbatha-Raw signing on for Loki? Are you excited to see Tom Hiddelston return? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Avengers star Tom Hiddleston stars in Loki, a series that is said to follow the God of Mischief as he travels through time and becomes embroiled in major historical events. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has confirmed Loki will tie into the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
Check our the official synopsis for Tom Hiddleston’s Loki below:
In Marvel Studios’ “Loki,” the mercurial villain Loki (Tom Hiddleston) resumes his role as the God of Mischief in a new series that takes place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.” Kate Herron directs and Michael Waldron is head writer. Debuts on Disney+ next year—2021.
Marvel Studios is developing several shows for Disney Plus, including The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, What If…?, Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk. The Falcon and Winter Soldier is currently set to be the first Marvel Studios series to debut on Disney Plus.
Loki is scheduled to debut on Disney Plus in early 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Tom Hiddleston, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Loki.
New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team
DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".
"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.
These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.
You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".
Here is the official synopsis for season two:
In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.
Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.
Source: DC Universe