Madame Tussauds New York unveiled its first Loki wax figure today, October 6 at New York Comic Con. Then it will travel to Madame Tussaud’s New York Times Square where it will be displayed in the Hall of Heroes.
What is happening:
- Loki, the God of Mischief, teleports straight to Madame Tussauds New York in Times Square after his official debut at New York Comic Con.
- Loki figure is inspired by his character from the quintessential “Battle of New York” sequence featured in wonder Studio’ The Avengers (2012), making New York the perfect location for The God of Mischief.
- To celebrate the arrival, Madame Tussauds placed the Loki figurine in front of Grand Central Terminal, an iconic sight instantly recognizable to Marvel fans as the site of the battle and one of New York’s most historic landmarks.
- The famous Asgardian trickster wears his classic helmet, shiny scepter, and green and gold cape. No, this Loki isn’t shape-shifting, but he’s surprisingly based on the likeness of English actor Tom Hiddleston.
- Each figurine created by Madame Tussauds represents people, characters and icons who have risen to the top of their field or had a significant impact on the world or within the pop culture zeitgeist.
- As one of the all-time favorite arch-super-villains turned anti-heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki is the perfect character to receive the ‘royal’ wax figure treatment and stand among the other Marvel Super Heroes including Black Panther, Spider-Man, Thor – God of Thunder, and legendary creator Stan Lee.
- Tom Hiddleston’s iconic character is featured in over six feature films, as well as the eponymous role in Marvel Studios’ live-action series. Loki (2021) on Disney+.
- This latest wax figure installation follows the recently added Marvel Universe 4D cinematic experience and an expansion of the MARVEL Hall of Heroes, both part of a multi-million dollar investment in Madame Tussauds’ flagship attraction. in North America.
What they say :
- “We are thrilled to introduce everyone’s favorite villain, Loki, to the Hall of Heroes,” said Ben Shapiro, Marketing Director of Madame Tussauds New York. “The character of Loki will live around the corner – but never in the shadow – of his brother and frequent enemy Thor. We know that fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be more than happy to meet the mischievous prince of Asgard at Madame Tussauds New York.
- “Our teams at Marvel and Madame Tussauds have worked together for years to bring some of our most iconic characters to life, so we’re thrilled to see Loki join their lineup of Marvel superheroes for fans to see for themselves. in New York,” said Brian Crosby, director of theme entertainment development at Marvel. “We can’t wait to unveil the first look of this Loki figure at New York Comic Con this year at the Marvel booth.”