According to a new report from comicbook.com, Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney Plus series Loki starring Tom Hiddleston is adding actor Owen Wilson to the cast in an undisclosed role.
ComicBook.com reports that Owen Wilson has been cast alongside Tom Hiddleston’s titular God of Mischief in a major role that remains a secret at this point in time. Owen Wilson will be joining actress Sophia Di Martino, who is suggested to portray female Loki in the upcoming series.
Owen Wilson is widely recognized for his regular collaborations with acclaimed writer/director Wes Anderson, appearing in his films Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic of Steve Zissou, Fantastic Mr. Fox and the upcoming The French Dispatch among others. Owen Wilson is also known for voicing Lightning McQueen in Disney and Pixar’s Cars franchise and his roles in Wedding Crashers and Midnight in Paris (which he starred alongside Tom Hiddleston in) among others. Given his background in comedic projects, it would certainly be interesting to see both Owen Wilson and Tom Hiddleston interact within the MCU’s brand of humor.
What do you make of this casting news? Are you excited at the prospect of Owen Wilson joining the MCU? What kind of role do you think he will play in Tom Hiddleston’s Loki? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news on Owen Wilson, Tom Hiddleston’s Loki and the numerous series Marvel Studios has in development for Disney Plus.
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.
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.
Tom Hiddleston’s Loki is scheduled to debut on Disney Plus in early 2021.
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