Tom Hiddleston Gives James Spader His Blessing To Terrorize The Avengers

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avengers age of ultron bannerTom Hiddleston and Joss Whedon have both said on numerous occasions that Loki will not appear in The Avengers: Age of Ultron to menace Earth’s Mightiest Heroes again. The sequel will instead see the villainous A.I. Ultron giving the Avengers a hard time. Tom Hiddleston recently sat down with MTV to talk about Age of Ultron and what he thought about James Spader being the next person to face off against the team of heroes.

Since James Spader was announced as Ultron, there has been a lot of talk about where the sequel will go and how the sentient artificial intelligence will go about trying to defeat The Avengers and conquer the Earth. Hiddleston probably knows a little more about the upcoming movie than the average fan, but this time he is like us as he waits to see what happens since he isn’t involved. When asked what he thought of Spader being cast, the actor was highly complimentary of his evil successor:

I love it. Absolutely love it. I always knew [Joss Whedon] would make a good choice. James Spader I’ve been a fan of for as long as I can remember. I saw him in ‘Lincoln,’ and it felt like I haven’t seen James Spader for a while. I thought he was wonderful in it.

When asked if he had any advice for the new villain, Hiddleston only said “I think he’ll be able to play very interesting tennis with Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo. I’d say don’t try to belittle the Hulk in any way.” Good advice. Ultron would need an Adamantium body to stand up to a thrashing like Loki took at the hands of the green goliath. You can watch the full video below to see Hiddleston talking a little more about Loki. He’s asked if Thor: The Dark World could be the last time we see the god of mischief. He says in part “I’ve had the most amazing run. He’s been very, very me.” What do you think about Hiddleston‘s advice to Spader? Do you hope we see more of Loki after The Dark World?

 


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Source : MTV