Fans of Heimdall and Loki are in for quite a treat! A little over a week after the first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron debuted, Thor star Idris Elba has stated that he will appear as Heimdall alongside Tom Hiddleston as Loki in the upcoming film.
“I’m in Avengers,” Elba told The Telegraph. “And I’m doing a scene with Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston, and they’re like, [whispers] – ‘Aren’t you [meant to be] in Ibiza?'”?
What are your thoughts on Heimdall and Loki appearing the the upcoming film? Are you excited, or do you think the extra screentime will detract from the main plot line? Let us know in the comments!
In the May 2015 release, when Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Avengers: Age of Ultron also stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, James Spader, Cobie Smulders, Thomas Kretschmann, Paul Bettany and Stellan Skarsgard