Tom Hiddleston’s Loki Disney Plus Series Adds Director Kate Herron

Tom Hiddleston’s Loki series for Disney Plus has found its director Kate Herron.

At Disney’s D23 Expo, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige revealed that Kate Herron will direct Tom Hiddleston’s Loki series. Kate Herron’s previous work includes Netflix’s Sex Education and she will soon helm an episode of Daybreak, so Loki is in good hands. Not much is currently known about Tom Hiddleston’s Loki series except that it will follow the God of Mischief through key moments in time.

Tom Hiddleston’s Loki was among the first casualties in Infinity War. After a failed attempt to assassinate Thanos, Josh Brolin’s Mad Titan choked Loki to death. The God of Mischief would eventually return in Avengers: Endgame in the 2012 timeline where he stole the Cosmic Cube from the Avengers before making his escape. The Loki series will reportedly revolve around this version of the character.

What do you think of Kate Herron boarding Loki? Are you excited to see Tom Hiddleston return as the God of Mischief? Sound off in the comments section below!

Earlier this summer, Tom Hiddleston mentioned that his Loki series is set to begin production early next year. Rick and Morty writer Michael Waldron will be the showrunner of the Disney Plus project. He’s also writing the pilot.

Tom Hiddleston’s Loki was last seen in Avengers: Endgame. Here is the official synopsis for the movie:

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo,  Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

Avengers: Endgame is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD. Meanwhile, Tom Hiddleston’s Loki series is currently scheduled to premiere in the spring of 2021.

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong 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.

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Nathaniel Brail

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