It’s been a week since we saw the Loki season 1 finale. It’s a new Wednesday, and Marvel has released Marvel Studios: Assembled The Making of Loki episode. It’s the third episode of Disney+’s Behind the Scenes series, which shows us what goes into developing such a fantastic series. Tom Hiddleston narrates the one-hour episode, but that’s not the only greatest part!
Making Of Loki starts with Tom Hiddleston cracking a time-thyme pun. The actor explains how time works and how it influences everyone’s lives with his beguiling voice. The Thor: Ragnarok actor tells us that filming for the series began on February 10, 2020, and ended 299 days later. They spent 7176 hours, or 430 560 minutes, creating the show of 280 minutes and 17 seconds.
Marvel Studios: Assembled The Making of Loki features Executive and Co-Executive Producers Stephen Broussard and Kevin R Wright, writer Michael Waldron, director Kate Herron, actor Owen Wilson, Sophia Di Martino, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and others. Broussard says, “Tom is a fan favourite. People loved what he’s brought to the character Loki.”
In the episode, Hiddleston talks about how he got started with the MCU, how he got cast as Loki, and how appreciative he is for the chance and adoration from fans worldwide. When he talks about Loki, it’s as if no one else understands the God of Mischief like he does, which is why he’s so good at portraying him.
The actor reveals that Kevin Feige realised the love for his character post The Avengers (2012). As a result, during the 2013 Comic-Con, Feige requested Tom Hiddleston to dress up as Loki and take the stage. If you’re a die-hard MCU fan, you’ve already seen the video and the enormous cheers the actor got when he entered the stage. That’s when he realised that the character means a lot to people. If you’ve not watched the video, the Assembled episode features the clip.
Kevin R Wright explains that Loki has only been on screen for less than 2 hours in the MCU movies till Phase 3. With the series, writer Michael Waldron wanted to surprise fans and dispel their ‘Loki in Quantam Leap’ theory. Hence, they thought of TVA and everything that we see in the series. We find out how Kate Herron got on board as a director and why each character fits their respective roles. Herron claims that the series is about ‘self-love,’ which justifies Loki’s love for Sylvie.
We see many behind-the-scenes footages: action scenes, how they created the lights and set-ups for each episode to convey that imprisoned feeling at TVA, how they built a town for the Lamentis episode, among other things. Tom Hiddleston also offers a sweet statement regarding Owen Wilson’s role as Mobius. Listening to Wilson discuss Mobius and his MCU debut is entertaining. As Sylvie, Sophia Di Martino is remarkable and shows a deep understanding of her character.
Jonathan Majors may keep denying that he doesn’t know if he’ll portray Kang The Conqueror in the MCU, but it was confirmed in the Making of Loki. The actor discusses his preparation for He Who Remains and how meticulous the designers were about his character’s attire. Each department in the Loki series put in a lot of effort to give us the 6-episode series that transformed the course of the MCU and introduced us to the Multiverse.
Marvel Studios: Assembled The Making of Loki Review: Is it worth watching?
Marvel Studios: Assembled The Making of Loki is a worthwhile viewing experience. Tom Hiddleston has poured his heart and soul into the show and the role he plays. Everyone involved with the Disney+ series has gone above and beyond to provide MCU fans with one of the best Marvel series ever. The one-hour episode contains a lot more fun, so watch it right away!
The Making of Loki Episode is currently streaming on Disney+.