Variety is reporting that actress Sophia Di Martino has been cast in Tom Hiddleston’s upcoming Disney Plus series Loki.
The role in Loki reportedly was heavily contested and Sophia Di Martino beat out a several other actors and will now join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Details on Sophia Di Martino’s role in the new series remain unknown.
Sophia Di Martino is known for her role in the British sitcom, Flowers which is available to stream on Netflix. Earlier this year, Sophia Di Martino appeared in her first role in a big studio film, Danny Boyle’s Yesterday alongside Himesh Patel and Lily James.
Sophia Di Martino is the first confirmed cast member to join Tom Hiddleston in this upcoming series for Thor’s adoptive brother Loki, the God of Mischief. With the casting of Sophia Di Martino, don’t be surprised to hear more news on Loki castings in the near future.
What do you make of Sophia Di Martino joining Tom Hiddleston in Loki? Do you think she will be a good fit for the series? If so, how will Sophia Di Martino fare alongside the God of Mischief? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest updates on Tom Hiddleston’s Loki series.
Tom Hiddleston’s Loki series is said to follow the character as he travels through time and becomes embroiled in major historical events. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige also confirmed Loki will tie into the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
In addition to Tom Hiddleston’s Loki, Marvel Studios slate of Disney Plus shows includes The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, What If?, Hawkeye, Moon Knight, She-Hulk, and Ms. Marvel.
Loki is scheduled to debut on Disney Plus in early 2021.
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".
Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.
Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.