'Loki' director Kate Herron talks Tom Hiddleston's 'Loki lectures'

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The director spoke to Insider about how Hiddleston's passion for the fan-favorite character translated to the production of the new Disney Plus show.
Director Kate Herron spoke to Insider about working with Tom Hiddleston on the new show "Loki."

Herron said the actor's insightful "lectures" about the character were useful to the cast and crew.

"I think it just brought everyone together," she said.

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"Loki" director Kate Herron said that star Tom Hiddleston's "lectures" on the titular character led to bonding between the cast and crew.

"It was like a classroom," Herron recalled during an interview with Insider on Tuesday. "I remember we all filtered in and we sat down and we had a screen at the front of the room and he had clips ready. It was honestly like a Cambridge lecture. I was very, very impressed."

Both Herron and Agent Mobius actor Owen Wilson have previously spoken about Hiddleston passing on his knowledge of Loki to his coworkers in order to get them up to speed.

Herron told Insider that Hiddleston, who also serves as an executive producer on "Loki," gave one lecture to the crew. When Wilson found out, he also requested the lecture, which was fitting considering that his character is an expert on Loki's life.

Owen Wilson and Tom Hiddleston on episode one of "Loki." Chuck Zlotnick

Herron was a big fan of the God of Mischief prior to signing on to direct the six-episode first season of "Loki," but she learned new things from Hiddleston.

One of her major takeaways was Hiddleston's interpretation of Loki's signature gold horns.

"He always felt that Loki wears the horns when he's feeling his most powerful or most in control, and I just thought that was really interesting," she said.

Herron said that the lessons from Hiddleston, who has been…
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