LOKI Character Details Seemingly Tease Big Plans For Members Of The Time Variance Authority

LOKI Character Details Seemingly Tease Big Plans For Members Of The Time Variance Authority

Our first look at Loki revealed that the God of Mischief will wind up in the custody of the Time Variance Authority, but some character descriptions may shed some light on which characters we'll see...

Loki has added quite a few names to its cast in recent months, but some characters descriptions courtesy of The Illuminerdi shed some light on what we can expect from the Disney+ TV series.

Some of these roles may have already been filled, but it's said that Marvel Studios has been searching for a big name with a sense of humour (sounds like Owen Wilson, right) to play the "Male Lead" who is needed for five or six episodes and has an option in their contract to appear in a future movie. 

They're also looking for "Female 2" between 30 - late 50s, while "Casey" is open to any ethnicity or gender and described as a funny and likeable intern who always follow the rules and has spent their career behind a desk. Finally, "John" is a 27 - 36 year old male who will be a combative and contentious soldier. The question is, which comic book characters are they supposed to be?

We don't know for sure, but can certainly make some guesses! 

Well, chances are they're all members of the Time Variance Authority. "Male Lead" and "Female 2" could easily be Justice Peace and Justice Love, while the others are likely reimagined versions of obscure comic book characters or completely new creations (the TVA doesn't have an overly storied history, so Marvel Studios has the opportunity to do pretty much whatever they want with them). 

Do you guys have any guesses about these additions to Loki

Hit the "Next" button to take a look at the characters
we're hoping to see make an appearance in Loki.

Ikol

Ikol

A creation of Kieron Gillen's during his stellar Journey Into Mystery run, Ikol was the soul of Loki - the original, villainous version who died during Siege - trapped inside a magpie. 

He served as a confidant of sorts to the young God of Mischief and was ultimately revealed to be pulling the strings to ensure he could return to the land of the living. Seeing as we're getting something of a role reversal in Loki, what if it's the heroic version from Avengers: Endgame who tries to guide his villainous 2012 counterpart into doing the right thing in this series?
 

Karnilla

Karila

Karnilla has a storied history with Loki and has actually helped him battle Thor on a number of occasions now. However, she's often done so in a bid to protect the love of her life, Balder (who just so happens to be Thor and Loki's brother). 

Now serving in a more heroic capacity, Karnilla calls Nornheim, the province where the Three Norns, the Goddesses of Destiny live, her home. It's easy to imagine Loki wanting to use them to protect his destiny, so don't be surprised if these two end up crossing paths in the Disney+ series. 
 

Leah

Leah

Another of Gillen's creations, Leah hails from Hel and was the loyal servant and handmaiden to Hela. In the comics, she had something of a love/hate relationship with the young God of Mischief and eventually grows into an adult to become an ally to the Young Avengers.

Regardless of whether we get to see Kid Loki in this series, there's a lot that can be done with this character - even if she does end up undergoing some sort of reinvention for television. 
 

Verity Willis

Willis

Verity Willis is a relatively new creation and just so happens to be the granddaughter of the keeper of the Casket of Ancient Winters. After being imbued with powers courtesy of a magic ring as a child, she gains the ability to be able to see through any lie or illusion, something which makes her an interesting foil to Asgard's greatest trickster. 

They met during a speed dating night and an unlikely friendship soon followed. Thing got complicated after that, but as love interests go, Verity could be a fun character to use as part of this series. 
 

Thori

Thori

Thori is a hellhound the God of Mischief met in Hel and after freeing him, they became unexpected allies. Able to speak and a big fan of murder, Thori now serves a new master - Thor - and is one of the most memorable parts of Jason Aaron's Thor run.

You might think that this would be too weird for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but Marvel Studios is clearly taking some risks moving forward and it would be awesome to see this pooch appear here before eventually finding his way to fighting alongside Chris Hemsworth's God of Thunder.
 

Sylene

She

Sylene is Loki's daughter from another Earth and seeing as Marvel Studios will soon be exploring the concept of a Multiverse (not to mention the ramifications that come with time-travel), her making an appearance here might make sense. That's particularly the case if Loki winds up travelling forward in time in what is believed to be a time-hopping adventure for the villain. 

Like her father, she's a full-blown baddie, and it would certainly be interesting to see the God of Mischief match wits with his daughter in an alternate future if some sort. 
 

Lady Loki

Lady-Loki

Of course, if the plan is to introduce what would essentially be a female version of Loki, why not just go with Lady Loki? The God of Mischief took this form after Ragnarok when he stole Sif's body and there are already rumblings that the villain will undergo this transformation at some point.

It would be a cool thing to see happen, and if Tom Hiddleston is using this series to say goodbye to Loki, it's great to know that the iconic comic book character can live on in another form. 
 

Morwen

Morwen

Loki's been a busy man over the years and it was in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man that we learned he also had a human daughter called Tess. Unfortunately, an ancient being known as Morwen ended up finding her way back into our realm and possessed Tess due to her Godly blood. 

Morwen is a pretty obscure villain, but someone who might make an interesting foe for the God of Mischief. Loki having a daughter would also be pretty fascinating to explore, especially if we potentially get to see more of her down the line. 
 

Mephisto

Mephisto

Mephisto making his MCU debut is something that should have happened long ago, and with this shared world seemingly heading down a slightly more horror-inspired route in Phase 4, Loki would definitely be a fitting place to introduce...Hela's replacement?

Hel is going to need a leader and the character could easily be rebooted to fill that void. Either way, Loki and Mephisto have always had something of a fascinating relationship, and if he were to be given a role here, that could easily tie into WandaVision and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
 

Kid Loki

Kid

We've talked about Kid Loki a lot throughout this post, and while his world was definitely filled with some amazing supporting characters, he too was pretty damn awesome. 

Adapting the version of the character from the comics could be a little tricky as his origins were more than a little complicated, but if Loki is indeed travelling through time in the show, he could always cross paths with his younger, slightly less evil self! That would make for a fun couple of episodes and if he's a permanent addition to the MCU, that would be no bad thing. 

Which of these characters would you most like to see in Loki? Are there any other great suggestions we've missed? As always, let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
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