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Ke Huy Quan Was Devastated After Breaking a Marvel Record While Filming Loki Season 2 For a Heartwarming Reason

Ke Huy Quan was sad that his Loki series broke a Marvel record after no reshoots were needed for the series

ke huy quan was devastated after breaking a marvel record while filming loki season 2 for a heartwarming reason


  • Most actors do not enjoy reshoots, but with Marvel Cinematic Universe, most are prepared to come back for them
  • Despite none were needed for Loki season 2, actor Ke Huy Quan wasn't too pleased about it as he wanted to be back on the set
  • The actor stated that he loved working with Tom Hiddleston and the rest of the cast so much, he wanted it be much longer

It has been quite the whirlwind for Ke Huy Quan. Long ago the American actor had called it quits on his acting career. Two decades down the lane, the success of Crazy Rich Asians motivated him to have a second go. And there could have been no better shot at redemption for the 52-year-old than starring in Everything, Everywhere, All at Once. Adding Loki to his list would be the cherry on top. Starring in the Marvel series was an unforgettable experience for him. There remained one regret though – there were no reshoots. 

Ke Huy Quan was thrilled to be a part of Loki

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Ke Huy Quan was thrilled to bits to feature in Loki

For Ke Huy Quan, shooting Loki would be an experience that he would cherish forever. The Raiders of the Lost Ark star loved every aspect of it, whether it be the rapport he shared with his co-stars like Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson, or his affinity with the characters.

Speaking to Deadline, he opened up about how the entire experience had been. His second stint at acting has been nothing short of a dream run. After all who could boast of having won an Academy Award in an Academy Award-winning film and the only Marvel Cinematic Universe series that has been renewed for a second season? Quan does belong to an elite club. 

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Ke Huy Quan’s dream came to an early end because of one Loki record

Ke Huy Quan as O.B. in Loki Season 2
Ke Huy Quan couldn’t wait for Loki reshoots

Ke Huy Quan said, 

“When I decided to become an actor again, [being part of the MCU] was at the top of my wishlist…They all welcomed me with wide open arms, and I was so happy.” (Deadline)

He couldn’t wait for fans to witness the spectacle. When the Tom Hiddleston-starrer started streaming, there was no one happier than the Encino Man star. And this was in no small part down to the fact that he loved the Loki family. He continued,

“Working with Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, the entire Loki family has just been incredible. We made this last year in London. I was there for four months… It was one of the best four months of my life. I’ve done a few shows before, and this was the first time where I didn’t want it to end.” 

No wonder he was disappointed when he learned that there would be no reshoots for Loki. 


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A record that should not have been broken

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Loki season 2 needed no reshoots

Ke Huy Quan said,

“We were scheduled for reshoots this February, and I was waiting. My wife and I were looking forward to spending more time in London and with our Loki family. And all of a sudden we were told, ‘Oh, we don’t need any reshoots. It’s all good.’ I was kind of disappointed.”

In doing so, the show made MCU history – being the only Marvel show that didn’t have any reshoots. But the Finding Ohana star couldn’t care less for the feat. He continued,

“A lot of times actors dread doing reshoots, because you have to go back. You have to get back into character. But for this, I was really happy. I was looking forward to it.” 

All he wanted was a chance to spend some time with his family. 

Also Read: Loki Season 2 Seemingly Gives Gentle Nod to Into the Spider-Verse With ‘Timeslipping’, Brings Back Oscar Winner Ke Huy Quan for More Multiversal Adventures

Source: Deadline

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Written by Smriti Sneh

Smriti Sneh is a Content Writer at Fandom Wire specializing in celebrities and everything pop-culture. Being a literature research scholar from the University of Lucknow, she is cashing in on her writing skills by working in the entertainment news sector - studying literary theories by day, and navigating celebrity net worths through the night. Although you can find her writing poems at any and all hours.