Los Angeles: Tom Hiddleston, who shot to Hollywood stardom playing Loki in the Marvel movies, will star in Netflix’s upcoming political thriller White Stork.
In ‘White Stork”, Hiddleston will play politician James Cooper, whose parliamentary ambitions and personal life are thwarted when he becomes the subject of a vetting process by Asher Millan, reports said.
The series is created, written and executive produced by Jericho scribe Chris Dunlop and is directed by Kristoffer Nyholm.
Hiddleston has most recently graced the big screen as Thor’s nemesis Loki under the Thor and Avengers franchise. He is also set to lead Disney Plus series Loki, which is currently being filmed.
The British actor garnered critical acclaim back in 2016 for a star turn as night manager-turned-spy Jonathan Pine in hit The Night Manager.
White Stork was previously with AMC, and has been in development for several years. It was formerly titled Spadehead.
The series is currently produced by Sex Education makers Eleven.