SDCC '13: Tom Hiddleston On Loki Being A Force For Good
Actor Tom Hiddleston discusses the chances of Loki being redeemed as a force for good in Thor: The Dark World. We saw in the first teaser trailer that Thor (Chris Hemsworth) goes to Loki for help but does he actually receive it?
Said Tom Hiddleston in response to whether there's any part of Loki that wants to be redeemed, "I don't know if he's self-aware enough to know about what he wants or what he needs. His raison d'etre, his epithet is mischief. He lives for it. He lives for rebellion and wickedness, guile and unpredictability. I think to betray that - to let himself down in that regard would be a self betrayal." The interviewer opened up the conversation by asking about the end of the SDCC footage for "Thor: The Dark World" where Loki reportedly cuts off Thor's hand as he's reaching for mjolnir - there's online debate about whether he cuts off Thor's hand or kicks it away. Well, Tom made no effort to tell the interviewer she was incorrect about that scene so it's possible that Thor does indeed lose a hand in the film. With director Alan Taylor coming over from "Game of Thrones" it shouldn't come as a surprise that a handsome blond warrior loses a hand...if indeed that turns out to be the case.
THOR: THE DARK WORLD Reshoots Underway
Tom Hiddleston On THOR: THE DARK WORLD Director Alan Taylor
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Running Time: Reshoots underway
Release Date: 8 November 2013 (USA)
MPAA Rating: This Film Has Not Yet Been Rated
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Anthony Hopkins, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Jaimie Alexander, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Clive Russell, Zachary Levi
Directed by: Alan Taylor
Written by: Don Payne (story), Christopher Yost (screenplay), Christopher Markus (screenplay), Stephen McFeely (screenplay), Stan Lee (comic book), Jack Kirby (comic book), Larry Lieber (comic book)
"Marvel’s "Thor: The Dark World," in theaters November 8, 2013, continues the big screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s "Thor" and "Marvel’s The Avengers," Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos...but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all."
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