'Loki' Full Cast List: Meet Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-raw and rest of the stars of Disney Plus show
Tom Hiddleston stars as the lead in the upcoming Disney Plus show 'Loki'
According to the official introduction note of 'Loki', the show "features the God of Mischief as he steps out of his brother’s shadow." Similar to 'Wanda Vision' and 'The Falcon and Winter Soldier', this show too takes place post the events of 'Avengers: Endgame'.
The trailers of the show hint at how Loki's life will be portrayed following his disappearance with the tesseract. From Loki being tagged a 'variant' to his meeting Mobius M Mobius, the show is set to reveal more details about the Marvelverse before phase four sets in.
Tom Hiddleston as Loki
Tom Hiddleston reprises his role as Loki in the Disney Plus series. Thor's adopted brother and the God of Mischief had disappeared in 'Avengers: Endgame' along with the tesseract aka the space stone. So the Avengers had to go back further in time to acquire the stone. So where did he disappear to and what will he do if he were to be caught will be the crux of his character in the show.
Hiddleston made his film debut in the drama Unrelated (2007). He came to wider public attention when cast as Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). In 2011, he won the Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer and was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award. He has also appeared in Steven Spielberg's War Horse (2011), The Deep Blue Sea (2011), Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris (2011), the 2012 BBC series Henry IV and Henry V, and the romantic vampire film Only Lovers Left Alive (2013). In 2015, he starred in Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak, Ben Wheatley's High Rise, and played the troubled country music singer Hank Williams in the biopic I Saw The Light. The film Kong: Skull Island (2017) marked his first big-budget leading role outside MCU. He starred in and was an executive producer of the AMC / BBC limited series The Night Manager (2016), for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Limited Series, and won his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film.
Owen Wilson as Mobius M Mobius
Owen Wilson plays the role of Mobius M Mobius who is an agent with the Time Variance Authority. The organization first appeared in Thor vol. 1 #372 in October 1986 and in the show, they will consider Loki a variant. How they react to finding him will also play a role in Mobius M Mobius's relationship with Loki.
Owen acted in a series of big-budget films, such as The Cable Guy (1996), The Haunting (1999), Anaconda (1997) and Breakfast of Champions (1999). This led to more work, such as Shanghai Noon (2000), Meet the Parents (2000) and Behind Enemy Lines (2001). For his role as unsatisfied screenwriter Gil Pender in Midnight in Paris, he earned a Golden Globe nomination. He voices Lightning McQueen in the Cars film series (2006–present), Coach Skip in Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), the title character in Marmaduke (2010) and Reggie in Free Birds (2013). In 2021, Wilson starred in the comedy film Bliss, directed by Mike Cahill opposite Salma Hayek for Amazon Studios. In 2021, Wilson will also appear in The French Dispatch, directed by Wes Anderson and 'Marry Me' alongside Jennifer Lopez and directed by Kat Coiro for Universal Pictures. Wilson is said to be attached to a sequel to Shanghai Knights, marking his third collaboration with Jackie Chan.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Ravonna Renslayer
Gugu Mbatha-Raw will play the role of Judge Ravonna Renslayer and she will pass a judgment on the case of Loki fudging the timeline. Renslayer used to be a Hunter for the TVA. The show will also explore who Renslayer is as she plays both Mobius' friend as well as the judge overseeing Loki's hearing.
Mbatha-Raw appeared on Bad Girls (1999), Doctor Who (2005), Marple (2004) and Touch (2012). She had a supporting role in Larry Crowne (2011), written and directed by Tom Hanks. She starred in the romantic drama Beyond the Lights (2014) and was nominated for a Gotham Award for Best Actress for her performance. In 2015, she was nominated for a BAFTA Rising Star Award. That same year, she had a supporting role in Jupiter Ascending (2015), played Prema Mutiso, the wife of Dr Bennet Omalu (played by Will Smith) in the biopic Concussion (2015), and the title role in Jessica Swale's play "Nell Gwynn", playing the actress who became the mistress of King Charles II of England. She also played Esme Manucharian in Miss Sloane (2016), Sophie on Netflix's series Easy (2016), and played Kelly, one of the leads in "San Junipero", the fourth episode of Season 3 of Black Mirror (2011). Her other films are the live-action remake Beauty and the Beast (2017), playing Plumette, A Wrinkle in Time (2018), directed by Ava DuVernay, and The Cloverfield Paradox (2018).
Wunmi Mosaku as Hunter B-15
Wunmi Mosaku plays the role of Hunter B-15 and speaking of her role, Mosaku said, "She’s a badass. She’s proficient physically, and she’s strong. She’s dedicated and loyal. She is a diehard, absolute super fan of the TVA and believes she was created there and that the timekeepers are her superiors and like gods.”
The Nigerian actress is known for her roles in His House (2020), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and Lovecraft Country (2020).
The show will also star Sophia Di Martino, Richard E Grant, and Erika Coleman in unspecified roles while Sasha Lane appears as Hunter C-20. A casting announcement also stated that Eugene Cordero will play the role of TVA "office drone".
Episode 1 of Loki is out Wednesday, June 9 at 12:30pm IST/ 12am PT on Disney+ or Disney+ Hotstar depending on where you're reading this. New episodes will debut weekly at the same time on Wednesdays for the entire six-episode run.