Loki is an upcoming American television series created by MichaeWaldron for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films of the franchise.
The series takes place after the events of the film #Avengers: Endgame (2019), in which an alternate version of Loki created a new timeline. Loki is produced by Marvel Studios, with Waldron serving as head writer and Kate Herron directing for the first season.
Tom Hiddleston reprises his role as Loki from the film series. Owen Wilson, Sophia DiMartino, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Sasha Lane, and Wunmi Mosaku also star.
Loki is scheduled to premiere in May 2021, and its first season will consist of six episodes. It will be part of Phase Four of the MCU. A second season is in development.
Loki is brought to the mysterious Time Variance Authority organization after stealing the Tesseract during the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), and travels through time altering human history using it, ending up trapped in his own crime thriller.