Gugu Mbatha-Raw is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The British actress is set to join Marvel’s upcoming Loki series on Disney+. The series is led by Tom Hiddleston as the titular character, reprising his role from the Thor movies. Owen Wilson and  Sophia Di Martino have also joined the series.

Marvel is keeping Mbatha-Raw’s role under tight wraps, but Deadline, who broke the news of her casting, is hearing  “it is a prominent character, possib[ly] a female lead.”

Mbatha-Raw is coming off of her series regular role in the Apple TV+ series, The Morning Show. Film-wise, she will appear soon in Misbehaviour with Keira Knightley.



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