What's Loki's Deal in The Avengers?

Earlier this summer in Thor, we watched Tom Hiddleston's Loki go from jealous but supportive little brother to royal usurper in the course of the film. His character's journey may not have come as a surprise to Marvel Comics fans, but it was fascinating to watch Hiddleston's performance as the ambiguity was stripped away and his real motives were ultimately revealed. 

In next summer's The AvengersTom Hiddleston will once again play Loki, but this time there's no question about his motivations. He's officially the Big Bad (as director Joss Whedonmight put it), come down from Asgard to conquer humankind. But there's a ragtag band of heroes who just might have something to say about that. So what made Loki the guy to take on Earth's Mightiest Heroes? IGN asked Hiddleston that very question. He explained that their epic clash is right out of the comic book.  Read More...



Want to comment on this? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!