Congratulations to The Marvels actresses Zawe Ashton and Tom Hiddleston from Loki. After revealing their engagement earlier this year, the MCU stars are expecting their first child together, as Ashton announced through a photo shoot with Vogue that noted his preparations for the Mr. red carpet premiere. Malcolm’s List in New York City.
Although a due date has not yet been announced, it will be the first child for Ashton and Hiddleston, who starred alongside Daredevil actor Charlie Cox in the drama Betrayal in London’s West End and on Broadway in 2019.
Tom Hiddleston’s Wife Also Part of MCU
Report from thedirect.com, the two of them betwen Tom Hiddleston and his wife have an upcoming project within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with Loki’s second season currently being shot and The Marvels due for release in July 2023.
This couple is notorious for being very secretive in their relationship; Zawe Ashton and Tom Hiddleston have reportedly been together since at least 2019 during the run of the betrayal but did not confirm their relationship until it was reported they were engaged earlier this year, which Hiddleston later confirmed in June.
Ashton and Hiddleston will be the first MCU lead actors to have a child together. Hiddleston has played Loki in the franchise since 2011, while Ashton will be making his own MCU debut in The Marvels next year. While his role is currently kept under wraps, he’s reportedly playing the villain in the Captain Marvel sequel.
Now that the two have become more open about their relationship, it’s possible fans could see them on the Marvel red carpet together in the near future, with both stars in the MCU pipeline. The MCU could even be a family affair in the end.
Several Marvel actors and directors have given their children roles in various MCU projects, most notably Joe Russo’s daughter Ava, who appeared as Lila Barton in Avengers: Endgame and Hawkeye.