Loki Writer Says He’s Testing Kevin Feige’s Limits With The Show’s Storylines


Loki’s head writer Michael Waldron says he experimented with Kevin Feige’s limits, jokingly suggesting a scene of Sylvie kicking an armadillo.

Loki Head writer Michael Waldron is testing the limits of Kevin Feige for the Disney+ series. Following the introduction of the multiverse to the MCU, Waldron also penned the screenplay by Sam Raimi. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Along with rumors of other MCU cameos and high profile celebrities appearing in the highly anticipated film, many are speculating about special appearances by the God of Mischief (Tom Hiddleston), Mobius M. Mobius (Owen Wilson) and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino). ).

Loki was the third installment in the Disney+ live-action Marvel series, the biggest original series to air on the streaming service. Recently, the beloved show earned a Writers Guild of America nomination for Outstanding Writing in the Drama Series category, competing with Apple TV+. The morning showHBO SuccessionHulu’s The Handmaid’s Taleand Showtime yellow jackets. Although the series received initial praise for redefining the franchise, the series was also hit with philosophical debate on social media due to the controversial kiss shared between Loki and Sylvie during the final episode.


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According to Variety, in a panel discussion organized by the Royal Television Society, Waldron humorously details how he experienced the limits of Feige. While discussing various plans for the future of the series, Waldron explains that it was necessary to see how far he could go with the series to “test fences“To explain the writing process, he jokingly fashions a scene of Sylvie”football kicking an armadillo with a laser mounted on its back.Read Waldron’s full quote below:

“You have to test the fences… With [Marvel Studios president] Kevin Feige, you see how far you can go,” Waldron explained. “So you write in Sylvie soccer kicking an armadillo with a laser mounted on its back and they’re like ‘OK, that’s too much. I like mind invasion, but I maybe remove the laser tattoo.

Tom Hiddleston as Loki and Sophia Di Martino as Sylvie in Loki.

Since the dawn of the MCU’s Phase 4, the franchise has continually strayed from its cohesive formula, while recently introducing and expanding TV-MA programming to create a home for Netflix’s original Marvel shows. Additionally, Feige revealed that the upcoming Disney+ series Moon Knight, starring Oscar Isaac, will kick off a major shift in tonal shifts for the MCU. After the premiere of Loki season 1, director Kate Herron announced her exit from the series due to scheduling conflicts. However, Waldron announced that Moon Knight directors, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, are set to join the helm for the majority of the episodes for Loki season 2, with fans expecting to see similar darker themes.

With the introduction of the Multiverse to the MCU, it seems like the storylines and themes are also steadily growing with the franchise. Currently, there is no definitive confirmation about the return of the god of mischief or other plot details for the second season of Loki. Still, as Waldron is eager to experiment and move beyond Marvel’s tested formula, many can expect to see incremental changes moving forward.

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Source: Variety

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