Actor Tom Hiddleston has been associated with the role of Loki since 2011's Thor.
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Loki is Thor's archenemy and adopted brother.
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Hiddleston has played Loki for six films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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He will reprise the role for a Loki series on Disney+.
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A connection with actor/director Kenneth Branagh helped Hiddleston get the part.
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Branagh, who directed the first Thor film, saw Hiddleston in a Shakespeare play in London.
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The two worked together a few times, and Branagh cast Hiddleston as Loki.
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Hiddleston also stated he learned from Branagh from "being able to watch him, closely."
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