Tom Hiddleston on RDJ's MCU Comeback

Hiddleston hints at fluid fates in MCU's future

by Zain ul Abedin
Tom Hiddleston on RDJ's MCU Comeback
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British actor Tom Hiddleston, known for his portrayal of the mischievous Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), recently appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" to discuss his character's latest escapades and the potential return of Robert Downey Jr.

as the iconic Iron Man. During the engaging conversation with Fallon, Hiddleston delved into the climactic events of "Loki" Season 2 and speculated on how the series' finale might influence the broader narrative of the MCU.

The conversation took an intriguing turn when Fallon probed whether Loki's newfound ability to navigate time could lead to a reunion with Tony Stark, to which Hiddleston responded with a playful nod to Fallon's journalistic prowess.

Hiddleston entertained the idea, saying, "Time-slipping certainly opens up a whole new dimension of possibilities for Loki." He continued, elaborating on the mechanics of time travel within the MCU and its implications for character fates and storylines.

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The discussion then shifted to a recent cover story by Variety, which ignited rumors about the potential revival of beloved characters, including Downey Jr.' s Iron Man and Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow, despite their apparent deaths in "Avengers: Endgame." The speculation has been a h*t topic among fans, with many wondering if the original Avengers cast might reassemble for future installments.

Addressing the speculation, Hiddleston, with his characteristic charm, remarked, "Loki's had his fair share of resurrection; death seems to be a negotiable concept in our universe." His comments left room for interpretation, teasing the audience with the possibility of character revivals in the MCU's ever-expanding saga.

Hiddleston's appearance on Fallon's show provided insight into his character's journey and stoked the flames of fan theories and excitement for what the future holds for the MCU. His cryptic remarks on the nature of death within this cinematic universe have opened the door to endless possibilities, leaving fans eagerly awaiting confirmation from Marvel Studios on the return of their favorite heroes.

As the interview concluded, Hiddleston's reflections on the MCU's evolving storyline showcased his deep connection to the character of Loki and his enthusiasm for the franchise's future. His adept handling of Fallon's questions proved once again why he remains a fan favorite, both in and out of character.