‘Loki’ Producer Promises Marvel Will Have More LGBTQ+ Representation

The Marvel exec also discussed Loki's sexuality reveal.

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Loki producer Victoria Alonso promises that future Marvel projects will have more LGBTQ+ representation.

Marvel Studios is making it a point to introduce more LGBTQ+ elements in their future projects. In their more recent project, Loki,  fans saw the character confirming that he is bisexual. Future Marvel projects such as Thor: Love and Thunder will further explore representation, with a key plot point of the film being Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie finding a queen to rule Asgard. In an interview with Variety during the premiere of Black Widow, Loki producer and Executive Vice President of Film Production at Marvel Studios Victoria Alonso said that the studio is trying its best to further representation.

“It takes time, we have so many stories that we can tell. We will empower those that are. We’re not changing anything. We’re just showing the world who these people are, who these characters are.”

“We’re not going to nail it in the first movie or the second movie or third movie, or the first show or second show. But we will do our best to consistently try to represent.”

The Marvel exec was then asked the importance of confirming Loki as bisexual, saying that it wasn’t a “big deal”.

“It is what it is when it suits the character. We’re not going to do it because it’s politically correct or incorrect. It is what it is. Don’t forget, we follow our comics. We try to follow them quite to the tee. So in the comics this is who he was.”

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Here is the synopsis for the new series:

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.”

Directed by Kate Herron, with Michael Waldron serving as head writer, the series stars Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino, Owen Wilson, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

The first four episodes are now streaming on Disney Plus, with new episodes set to be released on Wednesdays. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the series and the future of the MCU, and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more exclusive video content.

Source: Variety