Actress Sophia Di Martino reveals how she found out Loki would have another season and what kinds of variants of Sylvie she wants to play on the series going forward.
WARNING: The following contains spoilers for the Loki Season 1 finale, “For All Time. Always,” which is now airing on Disney +.
LokiThe renewal came as a shock to many people, including members of his own cast.
Sylvie Sophia Di Martino actress recently appeared in Vanity fair‘s Keep watching podcast, where he admitted having no idea Loki getting a Season 2 until the season finale mid-credit scene happened. However, when asked if he would like the opportunity to appear as more of a Sylvie / Loki variant in the future, Di Martino seemed intrigued by the idea. “It seems like a lot of hard work,” she said, but admitted that “it wouldn’t be closed to anything.”
Di Martino was then asked what character traits he would retain for an alternate Loki, given what he had learned about the character throughout Season 1. In response, he noted that each variant of Loki “has all the antics that Loki is famous. They all have their ‘glorious purpose’ and we’re not sure if they can change, even though they are the kind of people that we see desperately need and want to be happy. I guess they all have that in common. “
Sylvie’s tragic origin was explored in LokiThe fourth episode “The Nexus Event”, which reveals that the Time Variance Authority detained her as a child and then, after escaping, she was forced to grow up in various apocalyptic events as a cover. Seeking revenge against the Guardians of Time, she and Loki eventually discovered that TVA’s true orchestrator was Jonathan Majors’ He Who Remains, who was hiding at the end of time beyond the Void. Once he explained that he created the TVA after winning the Multiversal War to protect the “Sacred Timeline” from his multiverse counterparts, He Who Remains offered the two Lokis the choice between killing him or taking his place as leaders of the multiverse. organization. Sylvie, however, chose the latter option, fighting and sending Loki back to TVA before killing He Who Remains as part of her revenge.
Loki Season 1 is available to stream on Disney +. A second season is currently in development.
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Fountain: Vanity fair
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