Tom Hiddleston: Every Upcoming Movie and TV Show in 2024 and 2025

Tom Hiddleston, the charismatic British actor, has carved a distinguished niche for himself in the world of cinema and theater. His journey into the limelight began with his first appearance in ‘The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby’ (2001). However, it was his iconic portrayal of the charismatic and villainous Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that catapulted him to global stardom. Hiddleston’s magnetic performance as Loki not only made him a beloved figure but also showcased his remarkable versatility as an actor. His appearances in multiple MCU films, including ‘Thor,’ ‘The Avengers,’ and his own Disney+ series ‘Loki,’ have solidified his status as a fan favorite and a major player in the cinematic universe.

Beyond the superhero realm, Hiddleston showcases his remarkable acting prowess in a wide range of roles, from the brooding and enigmatic Sir Thomas Sharpe in Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Crimson Peak’ to the titular character in the critically acclaimed Shakespearean play ‘Coriolanus.’ Hiddleston’s career is a testament to his immense talent and his ability to captivate audiences with his captivating presence and remarkable acting skills, ensuring his enduring presence in the entertainment industry. If the actor’s most recent appearance in Apple TV+’s romantic series ‘The Essex Serpent’ has started to fade from your memory, let’s take a peek at some of his upcoming projects.

1. The Life of Chuck (TBA)

Hiddleston, in collaboration with Mark Hamill, is gearing up to grace the screen in a brand-new cinematic adaptation of Stephen King’s eponymous short story, titled ‘The Life of Chuck.’ This fantasy horror film is directed by Mike Flanagan. Drawing its source material from King’s 2020 anthology ‘If It Bleeds,’ the narrative weaves together three distinct tales, cleverly linked to construct the reverse biography of Charles Krantz. The film co-stars Karen Gillan, David Dastmalchian, Molly C. Quinn, Mia Sara, and Matthew Lillard.

The story commences with Charles’ untimely demise at the age of 39 due to a brain tumor, unraveling his life in reverse chronological order, ultimately leading viewers back to his childhood, set within a supposedly haunted house. This compelling blend of drama and horror is currently in the post-production phase and expected to arrive in 2024, promising a spine-tingling cinematic experience that pays homage to the masterful storytelling of King.

2. What If…? Season 3 (TBA)

‘What If…?’ head writer Bryan Andrews has teased that Season 3 might arrive in late 2024. This means that we can expect to get back Hiddleston voicing Loki. Matthew Chauncey will be the head writer. Along with Hiddleston, the rest of the cast can easily include Captain Carter (Hayley Atwell), Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) and Bill Foster/Goliath (Lawrence Fishburne), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie), Red Guardian (David Harbour), and Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris). The last three are sure to be there since we have seen Wilson and Guardian in the official sneak peek, while Rambeau was revealed in a new image. Have a look at the sneak peek here.

3. The Night Manager Season 2 (TBA)

Hiddleston is about to return as hotel manager/ex-British soldier Jonathan Pine in the TV adaptation of John le Carré’s 1993 espionage novel of the same name. In Season 1, Pine infiltrates an arms dealing business run by Richard Onslow Roper (Hugh Laurie). It ended with Roper being arrested in Egypt. Season 2 will take place eight years after Season 1, and while there is no sequel novel that would serve as a blueprint for Season 2, Deadline stated that it will show the death of Roper while in custody and its repercussions. Besides Hiddleston, other expected returning cast members include Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander, and David Harewood. Camila Morrone has been roped in, while Elizabeth Debicki will not return. Production will begin towards the end of 2024. A release date is patiently awaited.

4. Tenzing (TBA)

Directed by Jennifer Peedom, ‘Tenzing’ is an Apple-backed biographical drama that tells the story of the trek of Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary to the Mount Everest summit in 1953, becoming the first two humans in recorded history to achieve the feat. Hiddleston will play Edmund Hillary, while Willem Dafoe will play English expedition leader Colonel John Hunt. The search is on for an actor for the role of Tenzing Norgay. Peedom is also the director of the 2015 documentary ‘Sherpa,’ which sheds light on the lives of Mount Everest’s Sherpa community. Luke Davies (‘Lion’) is writing the script. Filming is reportedly slated for spring 2025.

5. White Stork (TBA)

In the upcoming limited political thriller series ‘White Stork,’ Hiddleston steps into the role of politician James Cooper, whose aspirations for a parliamentary career and personal life are thrown into disarray when he becomes the focus of a rigorous vetting process. The series is created by Chris Dunlop for Netflix, featuring Hiddleston, is set to comprise a total of 10 episodes, with each installment clocking in at a duration of one hour. Kristoffer Nyholm, whose credits include ‘Taboo’ and ‘The Enfield Haunting,’ is on board to direct the episodes. At its nascent stage, this captivating endeavor leaves us anticipating forthcoming updates about its evolution.

6. The White Darkness (TBA)

Hiddleston is poised to take center stage in an upcoming limited series, titled ‘The White Darkness,’ produced for Apple TV+. Developed by Soo Hugh and showrun by Mark Heyman and Hugh, this adaptation is based on David Grann’s gripping eponymous non-fiction book. The series draws its inspiration from the remarkable life of Henry Worsley (Hiddleston), who was not only a dedicated husband and father but also a former soldier characterized by profound honor and unwavering sacrifice.

Worsley’s unrelenting thirst for adventure led him on an extraordinary expedition, a daring trek across the icy expanse of Antarctica on foot. It is stated that the series will delve into themes of courage, love, family, and the extraordinary lengths to which the human spirit can endure. As of now, the project is in the development phase, with fans eagerly anticipating further updates on this exciting venture.

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