A new rumor recently surfaced online claiming that Tom Hiddleston’s Loki series is casting Marvel’s first transgender character.
Just weeks after Kevin Feige mentioned that Marvel Studios were looking to include more LGBTQ+ representation, a new rumor suggests that Tom Hiddleston’s Loki series is looking to cast Marvel’s first transgender character. The report from The Illuminerdi claims that the role will be a major supporting character in the Loki series, with potential plans of appearing in future movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The site claims that Sera will be a major character in Tom Hiddleston’s Loki. Sera first appeared in Angela: Asgard’s Assassin #1 written by Kieron Gillen and Marguerite Bennett back in 2015. Sera was originally one of the Anchorites, a wingless angel locked away in the tenth realm, and she was the only member of the group who identified as a woman. During the series, Sera married Thor’s sister Angela. Including Sera in Tom Hiddleston’s Loki would be a great step forward in LGBTQ+ representation for the MCU, so it’ll be interesting to see how the rumor plays out.
Are you hopeful that Tom Hiddleston’s Loki will include Marvel’s first transgender character? What do you want to see from Sera if she appears in the Marvel series? Sound off in the comments below!
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.
Loki is scheduled to debut on Disney Plus in early 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the Tom Hiddleston series.
Source: The Illuminerdi