Loki director and government producer Kate Herron, whose creative direction was instrumental in shaping the first season of Loki Laufeyson’s misadventures throughout the multiverse, has introduced that she is not going to be returning for the present’s recently announced second season.
Herron had solely deliberate to helm the sequence by means of its preliminary six-episode season and has already moved on to different yet-to-be introduced tasks, she stated in an interview with Deadline.
“I at all times deliberate to be simply on for this and to be sincere, season 2 wasn’t within the — that’s one thing that simply got here out and I’m so excited,” Herron instructed Deadline. “I’m actually completely happy to look at it as a fan subsequent season, however I simply suppose I’m pleased with what we did right here and I’ve given it my all.”
Loki’s season 1 finale noticed the on-screen introduction of longtime Marvel antagonist Kang the Conqueror, performed by Lovecraft Nation’s Jonathan Majors. The villain is formally set to reappear within the forthcoming Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, and is presumably additionally concerned on this yr’s Spider-Man: No Way Home and subsequent yr’s Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity.
Marvel has not offered any data relating to season 2 of Loki, past saying that it’s within the playing cards. As an example, there’s no indication but as as to whether it’d debut earlier than or after Quantumania, which is at present scheduled to hit theaters on Feb. 17, 2023.