‘Loki’ Head Writer Michael Waldron on the Challenge of Time Travel in the MCU and What He Learned From ‘Rick and Morty’ [Interview]
Posted on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton
Marvel’s new series Loki introduces fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to an entire new world when the God of Mischief is arrested by the Time Variance Authority for crimes against “The Sacred Timeline.” What the hell does that mean? Writer Michael Waldron does a fantastic job of explaining that through sharp, witty, and engaging dialogue between Tom Hiddleston as Loki and Owen Wilson as TVA agent Mobius M. Mobius. But introducing an entire agency dedicated to preserving the flow of time and stopping time traveling criminals wasn’t easy.
In our interview with Loki head writer Michael Waldron, we talk about the challenges of introducing the TVA, how his writing on Rick and Morty helped him craft the Marvel series, and learn absolutely nothing about the future of Loki, Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, or the upcoming Star Wars movie from producer Kevin Feige. Read More »