Thor 4: why Loki won’t appear in the movie

In an interview with Empire, Tom Hiddleston explains why Loki won’t be in Thor: Love and Thunder, revealing that it is best for the Asgardian princes to remain separate for the time being. The film is slated for release by the end of 2022.

Thor et Loki
Thor et Loki. Image Marvel

According to Tom Hiddleston, who plays Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the God of Thunder and the God of Mischief will not be found in Thor: Love and Thunder, better known under the name of Thor 4. As a reminder, Chris Hemsworth has just announced the end of the shooting of the film which will be released in 2022. In the meantime, the series Loki debuted on Disney +.

No reunion between Thor and Loki in Thor 4

Since their debut in 2011 in the film Thor de Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth have appeared in the MCU together a total of six times. In the midst of their controversial relationship, their arcs have often been intertwined, as time and time again brought together by a common goal.

Unfortunately, Loki will have signed his last moments in Avengers: Infinity War. While the God of Malice is no longer in the main MCU timeline, he still lives in an alternate reality. Indeed, the 2012 Loki embarks on a new serial adventure on Disney +, while Thor, unaware of his brother’s current mission, will have his own story in Thor: Love and Thunder.

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On the other hand, the two actors will not meet in the next movie about the God of Thunder. « We think of the Thor films as a family saga. The diametrical opposition between Thor and Loki and duality and this antagonism is a book that perhaps should remain closed for now. We have already explored everything about the history of these two brothers Said Tom Hiddleston in his interview with Empire.

In other words, Marvel wants to keep the two characters separate for now. First, the firm wishes to allow Loki to write your own story, outside of his brother’s shadow – and the MCU timeline. Second, Marvel probably wants to let fans recover from the death of the God of Mischief. And by extension, not to desecrate it in a few seconds …

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