Tom Hiddleston Reveals Episode Count For His Disney Plus Loki Series

Avengers: Endgame star Tom Hiddleston has revealed the episode count for his highly-anticipated Disney Plus Loki series.

Tom Hiddleston’s Loki was among the first casualties of Avengers: Infinity War, but the fan-favorite character made a surprise appearance in the film’s follow-up, Endgame. In Endgame, Loki pops up in New York City when the Avengers travel back in time to acquire three of the Infinity Stones from the 2012 timeline. However, Tom Hiddleston’s character manages to steal the Space Stone and escapes.

At San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that the upcoming Loki series would revolve around the 2012 version of Loki that escaped with the Space Stone. Now, Tom Hiddleston has revealed the episode count for the Disney Plus series. During an interview with MTV News, Tom Hiddleston mentioned that the series will consist of six episodes. He also said the following:

“I feel like I know him, I’ve been playing him for 10 years now, and that’s crazy to me. By the time it’s out, I’ll be 40. When I was cast I was 29, which is a great chunk of my life. Playing him, and playing him truthfully, but presenting him with new challenges which then have to change him in different ways is the most exciting aspect of it. You have his specific gifts, his intelligence, his treachery, his mischief, his magic, and then seeing him come up against more formidable opponents the like of which he has never seen or known.”

You can check out the full interview with Tom Hiddleston 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.

Source: MTV News

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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Michael Bezanidis

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Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.