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  • Actor Tom Hiddleston has been associated with the role of Loki since 2011's Thor. 1 / 9

  • Loki is Thor's archenemy and adopted brother. 2 / 9

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  • Hiddleston has played Loki for six films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 3 / 9

  • He will reprise the role for a Loki series on Disney+. 4 / 9

  • A connection with actor/director Kenneth Branagh helped Hiddleston get the part. 5 / 9

  • Branagh, who directed the first Thor film, saw Hiddleston in a Shakespeare play in London. 6 / 9

  • The two worked together a few times, and Branagh cast Hiddleston as Loki. 7 / 9

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  • Hiddleston also stated he learned from Branagh from "being able to watch him, closely." 8 / 9

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