Joss Whedon rules out the return of Loki in Avengers 2

Chris Jones
Yahoo UK Movies News

In a podcast with 'Empire' magazine, Joss Whedon has revealed that his 'Avengers 2' project won't see the return of Tom Hiddleston as loquacious bad guy, Loki.

The podcast on the publication's site talks to Whedon about his most recent release, the black and white update of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing.'

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But getting onto the hot topic of the sequel to the mega-blockbuster 'Avengers Assemble' Whedon reveals that Loki won't be returning, and neither will his somewhat colourful use of language.

"Everyone is going to be looking for the Loki-Hulk smash moment and you'll be looking for 'quim'," says Joss before continuing: "First of all, imitating what I did before is the surest way to do it not as well. Second of all, Loki's not there to say those terrible things. Although I do think we should bring the word back, not as an insult, it's just a nice word."

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This news comes following the news that Loki will be returning in this year's 'Thor' sequel', 'Thor: The Dark World,' leaving superhero fans to speculate that it could feature the demise of Thor's stepbrother.

Tom Hiddleston, however, will be returning to screens n the near future in Jim Jarmusch's forthcoming vampire flick, 'Only Lovers Left Alive' along with Tilda Swinton and John Hurt.