Is it possible that Tom Hiddleston's Loki isn't quite the mischievous god he thinks he is? It's quite possible that the Asgardian prince will have his own doubts after a run-in with Bart, Homer, and the rest of The Simpsons crew in The Good, The Bart, and The Loki. In the upcoming animated short, Loki is banished from Asgard yet again (so where in Loki canon would this take place then?), resulting in a face-off with his toughest adversaries yet: the Simpsons and Springfield's mightiest heroes. In the crossover event—paying tribute to the superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well as its villains—Loki ultimately ends up joining forces with none other than Bart Simpson (Nancy Cartwright) to… save the day? Here's a look at the official poster, with the short premiering on Disney+ on July 7.
For a look back at some of The God of Mischief's more memorable moments (though there might be some he would prefer to forget) as well as a brief timeline to just how screwed up things have gotten, check out the clip below:
Now here's a look back at the preview released during the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards:
In an interview with Empire, Hiddleston teased that there is a lot that viewers could learn about the series by taking a close look at the series logo. "I want to preserve the freshness of the show for when it emerges, but something to think about is the [show's] logo, which seems to refresh and restore," Hiddleston teased. "The font of how Loki is spelled out seems to keep changing shape. Loki is the quintessential shapeshifter. His mercurial nature is that you don't know whether, across the MCU, he's a hero or a villain or an anti-hero. You don't know whether you can trust him. He literally and physically changes shape into an Asgardian guard, or into Captain America repeatedly. Thor talks about how he could change into a snake."
For Hiddleston, that logo speaks to the heart of one of the show's main themes. "I think that shapeshifting logo might give you an idea that Loki, the show, is about identity, and about integrating the disparate fragments of the many selves that he can be, and perhaps the many selves that we are," Hiddleston explained. "I thought it was very exciting because I've always found Loki a very complex construct. Who is this character who can wear so many masks, and changes shape, and seems to change his external feeling on a sixpence?"
Premiering on June 9 with Waldron leading the writing team and executive-producing, Kate Herron (Sex Education) directing and executive producing, and Michael Waldron (Heels, Rick and Morty) serving as head writer and executive producer, the series finds Hiddleston's God of Mischief on the run and on a mission during his unexpected, time-traveling walkabout. Joining Hiddleston is Owen Wilson as TVA Agent Mobius M. Mobius, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Ravonna Lexus Renslayer, Wunmi Mosaku as Hunter B-15, Tara Strong as the voice of Miss Minutes, Sophia Di Martino as Sylvie, Richard E. Grant, Sasha Lane, Erika Coleman, and Eugene Cordero.
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