As Loki in the 2021-2023 Disney+ TV series, Tom Hiddleston took Marvel fans by storm. As the recent season wrapped up, the beloved star took to social media to give fans a heartfelt “thank you” for all the support.
Who is Loki?
Loki is the God of Mischief and an essential character in Norse mythology. As the God of Mischief, Loki is a terrific liar and trickster. His charm and extreme intelligence make him both cunning and unpredictable.
Loki was first introduced in Thor (2011) as Thor’s arch-nemeses. Since then, he has become a recurring figure in the MCU. Appearance by Loki has shown up in numerous movies since his original appearance, including both Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Loki took off with the live-action series that joined Disney+ in 2021.
The live-action television series is based on the Marvel Comics hit Disney+ in 2021. Tom Hiddleston reprised his role as the star Loki. The first season included six episodes and premiered on June 9, 2021, wrapping up on July 14, 2021.
The first season focused on Loki helping try to fix the timeline and stop a more significant threat. He sends the season hunting a female version of himself, Sylvie, played by Sophia Di Martino.
The first season ends with the timeline breaking and creating a multiverse with viewers wondering, “What is next for Loki?”
The second season was released on October 5, 2023, with six episodes. The show’s second season sees Loki teaming up with Mobius M. Mobis, Hunter B-15, and other agents as they battle for the soul of Time Variance Authority and search the multiverse for Sylvie, Ravonna Renslayer, and Miss Minutes.
On November 9, 2023, the last episode was released, with praise from fans. According to The Walt Disney Company, the finale of the second season brought in 11.2 million global viewers on Disney+. This was the second move viewed season finale of Disney+ this year.
With season two wrapping up last week, this Thursday, November 16, is the first Thursday without Loki.
First Thursday without Loki, but here's Tom 💚 pic.twitter.com/yZWDY34fsh
— Loki (@LokiOfficial) November 16, 2023
Tom Hiddleston Brings Joy
Even though viewers won’t have a new episode of the show on Disney+, star Tom Hiddleston made sure to connect with fans on social media.
Hiddleston posted a video of himself on @LokiOfficial. In the short thirty-second video, Hiddleston gives thanks and praise to viewers. He thanks them for their support of the character, their engagement, interest, and time.
With all the excitement and passion around the original television show, Loki-themed merchandise and collectibles are found at shopDisney and in Disney Parks.
Guests can enjoy seeing Loki walking around the Avengers Campus at Disney’s California Adventure.
It was great to see star Tom Hiddleston reach out today to fans of the show.