Tom Hiddleston’s character, Loki, was noticeably absent from Avengers: Age of Ultron.
At first fans had come to terms with the fact that Loki wasn’t going to be in the film. But then Hiddleston was on set and when that news got out, fans got excited! But then, freakin’ a, no Loki in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
So what’s the deal?! Loki is one of the most popular villains in the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Why wasn’t he in the film?? Well Hiddleston finally explained:
“I was part of the dream sequence for Thor in the film. I shot for a day and enjoyed it very much,” Hiddleston explained to Digital Spy. “But in test screenings, audiences had over-emphasized Loki’s role; so they thought that Loki was controlling Ultron. It was imbalancing audience’s expectations.”
That explains soooooo much.
And yay! We should get to see a lot of Loki in the next Thor film, Thor: Ragnarok.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is available now on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD.
And you can see Hiddleston in Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak which hits theaters October 16, 2015.