‘Loki’: Richard E. Grant Confirms Casting In Tom Hiddleston Series

Richard E. Grant is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

The cast of Tom Hiddleston’s Disney Plus series Loki continues to grow with the addition of Logan star Richard E. Grant.

With Loki back in production, Logan star Richard E. Grant has confirmed reports that he has joined the cast of the highly-anticipated Disney Plus series. Loki star Gugu Mbatha-Raw recently revealed that the series has resumed filming after a hiatus caused by the ongoing pandemic.

Richard E. Grant took to his official Twitter page to share that he has signed on to appear in Loki, with the actor sharing a collage featuring himself and Tom Hiddleston. In his Twitter post, Grant said that the two had been talking about working together for years now. Check it out below.

Richard E. Grant’s Loki casting was first reported by DiscussingFilm back in March. The are currently no details regarding the actor’s role in the Disney Plus series, though fans are speculating that he could be playing an older version of the God of Mischief due to his resemblance to Tom Hiddleston.

Here is the official synopsis for Tom Hiddleston’s Loki:

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 upcoming series stars Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino, Owen Wilson, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

Loki will premiere exclusively on Disney Plus spring 2021. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding Tom Hiddleston, Richard E. Grant and the Marvel Cinematic Universe projects coming to Disney Plus. Also, subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more exclusive video content.

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Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

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