Jay and Silent Bob Reboot: Matt Damon to Reprise His Role as Loki

Kevin Smith has confirmed Matt Damon will be reprising his role of Loki from 1999's Dogma in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.

In Dogma, Damon's Loki and Ben Affleck's Bartleby are a pair of angels trying to get back into heaven after being banished. The film also starred Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Salma Hayek, Bud Cort, Chris Rock and Jason Lee, among others.

RELATED: Kevin Smith Reveals His Only Regret From When He Almost Died

Dogma's Loki is not to be confused with the God of Mischief that Tom Hiddleston plays in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Interestingly enough, however, Damon had a cameo in 2017's Thor: Ragnarok as an Asgardian actor playing Loki in a stage performance.

Continue scrolling to keep reading Click the button below to start this article in quick view.

Fans caught a glimpse of Damon in the trailer for Reboot, but it hadn't yet been confirmed who he'd be playing. Smith announced Damon's role on Instagramcrediting his wife Jennifer Schwalbach Smith with giving him the idea to bring the actor back as Loki, despite the fact that the character died in Dogma.

Smith also added that with the addition of Loki, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot will feature characters from every View Askewniverse film.

RELATED: Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Casts Supergirl's Melissa Benoist as Chronic

Written and directed by Kevin Smith, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot stars Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Melissa Benoist Shannon Elizabeth, Jason Lee, Donnell Rawlings, Joey Lauren Adams and numerous other stars. The film is set to be released on Oct. 15, 2019.

(via ComicBook.com)

It Director Planning 7-Hour Supercut of Both Films with Newly Filmed Scenes

More in Movies