Loki release date: Trailer, cast and how to watch

LOKI is the latest Marvel creation to undergo TV adaptation – and a new trailer previewing the series has already dropped.

Tom Hiddleston’s depiction of the role has obviously gone down well with fans, as Disney+ have opted to give Thor’s mischievous brother a series all to himself.

Tom Hiddleston returns as Loki[/caption]

When is Loki released on Disney+?

The new Loki release date is scheduled for June 11.

That is slightly later than the originally planned release, which was intended to be May 2021.

Loki will be the Marvel franchise’s third creation to be adapted by Disney+, following the huge success of WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which premiered on Disney+ in January and March, respectively.

The villain is one of Marvel’s most popular characters[/caption]

What is Loki about?

Viewers join villain Loki as he continues his role as the God of Mischief in a new series that takes place set after the events of 2019’s Avengers: Endgame.

Despite his status as a villain, Loki has long been one of the most popular characters within the franchise.

Hiddleston played the character in a handful of the franchise’s films, including all three “Thor” films, 2012’s “The Avengers,” and 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War.”

The character operated as the main villain in the first “Thor” film and “The Avengers.

The writers behind the series have taken great lengths to keep much of the details surrounding the plot under wraps, but the trailer reveals how Loki had escaped captivity only to end up captured and detained by another organization.

Loki appears to have been caught by the TVA, which is known as the Time Variance Authority in Marvel comics.

The trailer doesn’t go as far to reveal what Loki’s intentions are, but does feature a clip where he can be heard proclaiming that Heimdall (who died in “Avengers: Infinity War”) and Thor “better be ready.”

Owen Wilson stars alongside Hiddleston[/caption]

Who is in the cast of Loki?

Tom Hiddleston is the only Marvel Cinematic Universe regular who has been confirmed to appear in the series so far.

However, Hiddleston will be joined by an acting titan of the comedy world in Owen Wilson. Wilson will star as Mobius M. Mobius, who works for the Time Variance Authority.

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Other notable cast members include Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku, and Richard E. Grant, though their roles are yet to be clarified.

How can I watch Loki?

Loki will be available to watch on Disney+ from June 11.

To watch the series, you’ll need to part ways with £7.99 per month or £79.90 a year to access Disney+ as a streaming service.

However, once subscribed to Disney+, you’ll gain access to a number of blockbusters – including other Marvel films such as Avengers: Endgame.

Source: thesun.co.uk

Loki release date: Trailer, cast and how to watch