18 May 2009
Tom Hiddleston is almost unknown in Hollywood but not for long since he has been chosen to portray Loki, Thor's arch-nemesis.
Tom Hiddleston screen credits include Randolph Churchill, son of Winston Churchill the wartime Prime Minister, in the film The Gathering Storm. He also appeared in a leading role in Joanna Hogg's film Unrelated (2007).
His Donmar Warehouse credits include Cassio in Michael Grandage's production of Shakespeare's Othello alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor and Ewan McGregor to much critical acclaim and Lvov in their West End revival of Chekhov's Ivanov.
His TV credits include Detective Martinsson in the BBC drama Wallander and Bill Hazledine in Suburban Shootout.
About Loki: Thor's archenemy. The son of Laufey, king of the frost giants of Jotunheim, one of the "Nine Worlds" of the Asgardian cosmology.