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Hiddleston: No Loki in Avengers 2?

Published 20/12/2012 | 10:40

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Tom Hiddleston says he isn't sure if there will be a role for him in the Avengers Assemble sequel

Tom Hiddleston has revealed that he isn't sure if he would return for the Avengers Assemble sequel.

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The British star, who portrayed Thor villain Loki in Joss Whedon's first film, admitted that he may not reprise the role in the follow-up.

"I don't know, and that really is the honest answer. I know I've been known for obfuscation in other quarters, but I have no idea," he said.

Tom - who is helping to judge the Jameson Empire Done In 60 Seconds short films competition - continued: "I haven't spoken to Joss. He's definitely doing it. So I suspect not, only because I think that probably the audiences are tired of Loki being the bad guy. Maybe the Avengers need somebody else to fight."

He added: "But I'd love to be part of it again."

Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr, Jeremy Renner, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Cobie Smulders and Samuel L Jackson all starred in Avengers Assemble, but none of them have been confirmed for the sequel, which is expected to be released in 2015.

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