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Loki Season 2 Reportedly Bringing Not Only Henry Cavill as ‘Hyperion’ But Also Squadron Supreme – Marvel’s Evil Justice League Knockoff

Since being introduced in the first Thor movie, Tom Hiddleston’s Loki became a fan favorite, resulting in a revival and a spin-off series, Loki, that has further expanded its fanbase. As season 2 is close to release, Marvel Comic’s Squadron Supreme is expected to debut in the MCU with it.

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Tom Hiddleston’s Loki goes toe-to-toe with the Time Variance Authority in the series.

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The first season of Loki helped expand the MCU, giving the universe its next big bad, Kang the Conqueror. Season 6 saw He Who Remains killed by Loki’s variant Sylvie, allowing variants of He Who Remains to run amok the universe.

Squadron Supreme to wreak havoc on Earth-616

Originally from Earth-S, a parallel universe of the current storyline Earth-616, this group of heroes is very similar to the Justice League of the DCEU. The Squadron Supreme has fought as well as teamed up with Avengers in the comics on many occasions.

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Squadron Supreme from the Marvel comics.

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There are quite a few similarities between Marvel’s Squadron Supreme and DC’s Injustice League and Crime Syndicate of America. In all of the versions, disappointed with the lack of change they see in humanity, the heroes end up turning into villains and making the earth into a dystopia.

Squadron Supreme to be Kang’s lackey?

Among the rumors about the new additions to season 2 of Loki, Henry Cavill is expected to feature as Hyperion, the evil Superman from MCU. Previously expected to portray Captain Britain, the role went to Hayley Atwell, renamed Captain Carter.

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Henry Cavill is rumored to portray Hyperion in the MCU.

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Led by Hyperion, the Squadron Supreme is also rumored to debut in Loki. As reported by Marvel Updates, the team will be evil and arrogant, similar to the Seven from The Boys. Furthermore, they’re expected to be working for Kang in Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.

Loki season 2 is expected to premiere on Disney+ in Mid-2023.