Disney+’s Loki adds Gugu Mbatha-Raw to cast
With about a year left until Loki‘s premiere on the booming new streaming service Disney+, the cast for the series has found another major expansion in the form of The Morning Show and Black Mirror alum Gugu Mbatha-Raw for a reported key role, according to Deadline.
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Mbatha-Raw joins a cast that currently includes Tom Hiddleston reprising his iconic character, Owen Wilson (Night at the Museum) and Sophia Di Martino (Yesterday, Flowers, Into the Badlands).
Kevin Feige previously shared that the Loki series will also tie into Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated sequel Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. He didn’t confirm whether or not Hiddleston will also be making an appearance in the Doctor Strange sequel.
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Rick and Morty veteran Michael Waldron is writing Loki, which also recently recruited Kate Herron as a director. Hiddleston has previously teased that fans will see his character use the Tesseract to cause more trouble. According to rumors, viewers will follow Loki as he travels through time and leaves his mark on various historical events. Plus, the series will reportedly have wide-ranging effects on the larger MCU. Kevin Feige confirmed earlier this month that it will also tie into Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
Loki will premiere on Disney+ in spring 2021.
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