Tom Hiddleston will reprise his role as the villainous Loki once again in director Alan Taylor’s upcoming sequel Thor: The Dark World.
The follow-up to the 2011 box-office hit finds the superhero and his rival teaming up to take down a legion of Dark Elves led by Malekith (Christopher Eccleston). The pair will have to work together in order to kick this new threat out of Asgard.
During his recent conversation with the folks at MTV News, Tom Hiddleston discussed what sort of role Loki will play in Thor: The Dark World. Although the superhero and the supervillain are joining forces, the actor said they probably won’t become close friends.
“Loki has a very complicated relationship with Thor. He is an agent of chaos without equal in the world he inhabits. He knows his true nature,” he told to the website.
Hiddleston continued, “He knows he doesn’t belong in the family of Asgard, and he’s locked away in the beginning of the film in the deepest, darkest recesses of the dungeon as public enemy number one.”
The actor also dropped a few hints about a possible rematch between Loki and Hulk. However, Tom Hiddleston stopped short of actually saying whether or not the two would square off on the big screen at some point in the near future.
“I do feel like there’s some unfinished business between Loki and the Hulk. I feel like he didn’t get a fair fight. You’ll have to see what happens in ‘The Dark World’ to find out where Loki finishes up,” he explained.
In addition to Hiddleston and Eccleston, the upcoming sequel features Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgard, Idris Elba, Kat Dennings, Rene Russo, and Anthony Hopkins as Odin. The flick is expected to arrive in theaters on November 8.
Are you planning to catch Thor: The Dark World in theaters later this year? What do you think about Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as Loki once again?
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