Everyone knows that Loki was killed by Thanos at the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, but what the new TV series Loki presupposes is…maybe that’s just one “variant” of Loki!
A new, full trailer for the Disney+/Marvel series Loki just dropped (watch above!), and in it, we finally learn the full premise of the new show. Turns out, after Loki grabbed the Tesseract in Avengers: Endgame, he was picked up by the Temporal Variance Authority, a fancy time-travel police force that exists inside the Marvel multiverse. Owen Wilson’s character, Mobius, who works for the TVA, is asked by another TVA person (played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw) if he believes in this “Loki variant.” At another point in the trailer, we see Loki wearing a jumpsuit with the word “Variant” on the back.
So what’s up with that? Is this the same Loki we met in the other Marvel movies? Short answer: Nope!
Loki “Variant” explained
This version of Loki is clearly an alternate version of the Loki we met after the first Avengers (2012). This Loki never reunited with Thor in Thor: Ragnarok, and never briefly joined forces with Thor in the fight against Thanos. In short, […]
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