BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Is it Okey dokey for Loki?

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Is it Okey dokey for Loki?

Wunmi Mosaku has a graceful yet steely demeanor: qualities she employs when bombarded with questions about the highly anticipated Disney + TV series Loki, in which she plays Hunter B-15, who, as far as I can tell, is the Marvel god of mischief is.

Am I right? Mosaku smiled, shook her head and repeated her mantra, “I can’t tell you anything.”

The actress became a Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) fan after seeing Black Panther.

Her Hunter B-15 (a ‘badass’, she would reveal) is an officer of the TVA (Time Variance Authority).

And because the troublesome Loki (Tom Hiddleston) has messed with time, he is picked up by her. Mosaku did the pre-production stunt training, because B-15 is ‘ready for battle’.

Tom Hiddleston and Wunmi Mosaku in Loki. During the lockdown, Mosaku was praised for her performances on BBC Film’s His House (Netflix) and Lovecraft Country (NOW TV)

Mosaku (right) and Hiddleston (left) go way back;  they studied together at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).  Hiddleston was two years ahead of her, while Gugu Mbatha Raw, another Loki star, was above him a year

Mosaku (right) and Hiddleston (left) go way back; they studied together at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Hiddleston was two years ahead of her, while Gugu Mbatha Raw, another Loki star, was above him a year

During the lockdown, Mosaku received high praise for her appearances on BBC Film's His House (Netflix) and Lovecraft Country (NOW TV), pictured

During the lockdown, Mosaku received high praise for her appearances on BBC Film’s His House (Netflix) and Lovecraft Country (NOW TV), pictured

Mosaku and Hiddleston go way back; they studied together at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Hiddleston was two years ahead of her, while Gugu Mbatha Raw, another Loki star, was one year ahead of him.

During the lockdown, Mosaku was praised for her performances on BBC Film’s His House (Netflix) and Lovecraft Country (NOW TV).

Now living in Los Angeles with her African American husband, the Nigerian-born actress told me she misses her Manchester family (she hasn’t seen them since December 2019) ‘and goes to the theater’.

Reece Noi as Sean and Wunmi Mosaku as Stacey in Father and Son

Reece Noi as Sean and Wunmi Mosaku as Stacey in Father and Son

She also misses crumpets. So much so that she made a few herself. She likes them with butter, raspberry jam and … Cheddar cheese. In response to my response, she laughed and said, “Sometimes I have them with marmalade. And Cheddar! ‘

She is now filming Call Jane in Connecticut with Sigourney Weaver, Kate Mara and Elizabeth Banks. I’m pretty sure crumpets, jam and cheese are not on the movie menu.

Loki will run on Disney + from June 9.

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