Tom Hiddleston Describes Scene Filmed At NASA Facility In THE AVENGERS

Tom Hiddleston Describes Scene Filmed At NASA Facility In THE AVENGERS

The British actor discusses the 'Group Hug' codename for The Avengers and briefly reveals a few details on the scenes he shared with Samuel L. Jackson and Jeremy Renner at the NASA rocket testing facility.

Talking to Elle Magazine, Tom Hiddleston has touched briefly upon how the 'Group Hug' codename used during filming for The Avengers was far more relevant to the project than you might think. "All of the actors in 'The Avengers' are so nice. Marvel has these code names for projects and the code name for 'The Avengers' was Group Hug. It felt very much like a group hug on set." With so many well know actors all sharing the screen, were there any clash of egos? Well, as hard as it may be to believe, most definitely not according to the actor: "For the first 10 minutes after you meet them, they have the wattage and charisma of movie stars. Then you have a coffee with them and you realize we're all the same, we're all just people."

Asked what his favourite part of working on the Joss Whedon helmed superhero ensemble was, Hiddleston was careful not to give away any specific details, but did tease a scene Loki shares with Nick Fury and Hawkeye at the NASA facility in Cleveland where filming was kept extremely secretive at the time. "My favorite moment on set was filming at a NASA location the size of a cathedral," he revealed. "I flew around like a trapeze artist in a rocket-testing facility in the company of Samuel L. Jackson and Jeremy Renner. That was a pretty good day at work."


Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America
Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man
Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye
Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Ramanoff/Black Widow
Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
Tom Hiddleston as Loki

RELEASE DATE: May 4th, 2012. (US)

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Josh Wilding
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Filed Under "Avengers" 12/3/2011 Source: Elle Magazine (via Winnipeg Free Press)
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marvel72 - 12/3/2011, 3:18 AM
the avengers will own 2012.
NeoBaggins - 12/3/2011, 4:13 AM
This may be a scene displaying some of Loki's magic moves. Something like the Multi-man he did in THOR but more epic like, beat'n that ass Now you see me now I'm NightCrawler style.
croniccris - 12/3/2011, 4:17 AM
it just has epic written all over it....
NoAssemblyReqd - 12/3/2011, 4:51 AM
I wouldn't be so sure. The scene after the credits in THOR could very well be somewhere in the middle of THE AVENGERS.
darthbobtarkas - 12/3/2011, 5:01 AM
I think that must be Loki escaping from confinement while the rest of the Avengers are away fighting the aliens or something.
MrLoki - 12/3/2011, 5:52 AM
It sounds really great!
Wildaniel - 12/3/2011, 6:05 AM

Steping - 12/3/2011, 7:25 AM
Kayo - 12/3/2011, 7:49 AM
yeah..........The Avengers will own 2012
Kayo - 12/3/2011, 7:55 AM
TDKR is just another Batman flick, this is The Avengers folks this is the movie we were waiting for.
Kayo - 12/3/2011, 8:00 AM
@ ELgUaSoN: i second what Marvel72 said.
marvel72 - 12/3/2011, 9:04 AM
@ illwill

its not just the avengers that uses green screen next year,anything with shit hot cgi will. :D

-the hobbit
-john carter
-ghost rider 2
-the avengers
-the amazing spider-man
-wrath of the titians

plus many more,don't hear ya slating them. :D
headlopper - 12/3/2011, 10:00 AM
I hope the Avenger's sets the bar so high, not even Marvel can top it...almost.
Spidey91 - 12/3/2011, 10:01 AM
PaulRom - 12/3/2011, 10:03 AM
I'm looking forward to The Avengers as much as everyone else, but...

heisei24 - 12/3/2011, 12:00 PM
@PaulRom LOL!
BernieSanders - 12/3/2011, 1:11 PM
@Ill Will

Cool story bro
Coloso - 12/3/2011, 5:20 PM

Coloso - 12/3/2011, 5:20 PM
Can't let the Nolanite's have all the fun ;P
Tainted87 - 12/4/2011, 6:14 PM
I bet this involves a wind tunnel. This makes me think there may be a green screen behind them, and that this is how Loki makes his escape out of the Helicarrier.

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