Loki has been a staple within the MCU ever since his first look in Thor. After attempting to steal the throne from his father Odin, Loki was defeated and fell to his obvious doom. Somehow, Loki ended up making a partnership with Thanos whereas he was presumed lifeless, and he returned to torment planet Earth within the first Avengers. His mission was to steal the Tesseract, which housed the Space Stone, and return it to Thanos. Loki's one situation was that Thanos would grant him use his military to invade Earth. Loki's plans had been thwarted by the Avengers, and the Space Stone was stashed in Odin's vault for safe-keeping afterward (we see how nicely that labored).
Loki actor Tom Hiddleston just lately sat down for a panel at ACE Comic Con in Chicago, and he admitted that he was initially frightened by the dimensions, scope, and attainable failure the primary Avengers movie. "I keep in mind being terrified making the primary Avengers movie, as a result of it wasn't a on condition that it was going to work," Hiddleston acknowledged. "It solely labored based mostly on how exhausting we labored to make it work if that makes any sense." Loki died by the hands Thanos in Infinity War, however a current leak hints at his return.