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Loki on Disney+: The 10 facts to take into account from the series

The Marvel series does not stop accumulating fans. Find out all the secrets.

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Know all the details of Loki in Disney +The merger of Marvel and Disney + has proven to be a success. After the releases of “WandaVision” and “Falcon and the Winter Soldier”, the platform premiered the series of the favorite villain of the Avengers saga: “Loki” .

The first episode premiered on June 9 and all the chapters were released, which were coming out one a week, every Wednesday . The character starring Tom Hiddleston is one of the most beloved by fans and his series has already caught them all.

Who is Loki?
Loki Laufeyson is a character from Marvel comics based on the god of Norse mythology . He was the son of Laufey, ruler of the Frost Giants of Jotunheim. He was later adopted by the King of Asgard, Odin, and his wife Frigga, and raised as a prince of Asgard, along with his adoptive brother Thor .

He is one of the main villains of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He appeared in all three Thor movies (Thor, Thor: The Dark World, and Thor: Ragnarok) and three Avengers movies (The Avengers, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame).
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Fans were crying out for more about this character.Fans were crying out for more about this character.
Despite being killed by Thanos in Infinity War, due to the changes of the timelines in Endgame, Loki managed to escape in 2012, during the Battle of New York. Thus, he managed to open a new timeline , where the new series that sees him as the protagonist takes place.

What kind of god is Loki?
The original name given to Loki in the comics is “god of mischief”, which translates to “god of mischief . ” However, he is also known as the “god of deception . ”

On the other hand, in Norse mythology, Loki is considered the god who represents fire, envy, intrigue, evil and, in turn, deception .

What is the power of Loki?
Loki has various superhuman powers . Some of them are: energy projection, creation of force fields, temporarily increases your own physical abilities, grants superhuman abilities to living beings or inanimate objects, flight, hypnosis, illusion throwing and interdimensional teleportation.
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Loki has various superpowers.Loki has various superpowers.
Several of these superpowers have been seen in the series, especially teleportation and using their energy to defeat villains . In the post-credits scene of the fourth episode, a “variant Loki” was even seen in the form of a crocodile.

How many chapters does Loki have?
Even though the series released four episodes, only two more will be seen. Is that the season will end on July 14 with chapter number six .

However, a week later, an extra episode called “Assemebled” can be seen , which shows the behind-the-scenes footage of the production.

How tall is Loki?
Even though Loki is a member of the Jotunheim Ice Giants race, he is not a giant in stature. The character in the comics is 1.93 meters tall. However, Tom Hiddleston reaches only 1.88 .

The god is also known to weigh 238 kilos , as he is a giant that has taken the form of a human.
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Loki measures 1.93 and weighs 228 kilosLoki measures 1.93 and weighs 228 kilosWhat does Loki’s name mean?
There are three beliefs of the origin of Loki. The best known is that it comes from “leug”, which means “to break, torment” .

However, it could be derived from “Luka” which is an old Norse word that means “to embrace closely” . It could also come from the Nordic “LOPT”, which means “air, heaven, upper room.”

Who plays Loki?
Tom Hiddleston was born on February 9, 1981 in Westminster, London (England). He started acting in 2001 but made his film debut in 2007 with the movie “Unrelated.” He participated in various movies and series but his rise to fame was in 2011 in “Thor” .

Thus, he became part of other recognized productions such as “Midnight in Paris”, “War Horse”, “The Scarlet Summit” and “Kong: Skull Island”, in addition to the other films of the UCM. He is currently filming the series “The Essex Serpent.”
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Tom Hiddleston as Loki. Photo: MarvelTom Hiddleston as Loki. Photo: Marvel
As for his love life, he had a relationship with actress Susannah Fielding and singer Taylor Swift .

What is the Loki series about?
The series follows Loki, who is arrested by the Time Variance Agency (TVA) , which in Spanish means Time Variation Agency . The organization, whose role is to maintain the order of the multiverse timelines, wants Loki to help them regulate the reality that was altered after the Tesseract was stolen in 2012.

Loki forms a friendship with Mobius and later Sylvie, beginning to discover that there are many variants of himself who want to ruin the universe. In addition, they find out that the creation of the TVA is a sham and that is why they must join forces to fight them.
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Loki and the TesseractLoki and the Marvel TesseractWho acts in Loki?
In addition to Hiddleston, the series stars the great Owen Wilson, Sophia Di Martino, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw . Also taking part are Wunmi Mosaku, Eugene Cordero, Sasha Lane, Richard E. Grant and Erika Coleman.
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Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson in Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson in “Loki.” (Disney) Disney +How does Loki identify himself?
In the first episode of the series, the character’s apprehension sheet was shown. In the “gender” section, it read that Loki is a gender fluid person. This means that your gender ranges between two or more genders .

This news, which was known to comic book fans, adds to the detail mentioned in the third episode that confirms that he is the first openly bisexual MCU character .

While conversing with Sylvie about his romantic past, she asks Loki if his Asgardian prince status meant that he was courted by a “princess or perhaps another prince.” Without blinking, Loki responds: “ A bit of both . I suspect the same thing happens to you ”.
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The official poster of the series.The official poster of the series. .
Shortly after the premiere of the episode, director Kate Herron took to Twitter to confirm that Loki’s bisexual identity reflects her own life, writing: “It was very important to me, it was my goal, to recognize that Loki is bisexual . It is part of his identity and also of mine. I know it’s a small step, but my heart explodes at the thought that this is Canon now. “

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    Written by Leena Wadia

    Linguist-translator by education. I have been working in the field of advertising journalism for over 9 years.

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