Snakkle Reveals the Cast of The Avengers Before They Became Superheroes!Five years in the making, The Avengers assembles a live-action collection of Marvelâ€™s top-tier comic book superheroes on the big screen for the first time ever. Featuring the likes of Iron Man, Thor, Hawkeye, the Hulk, Nick Fury, Black Widow, and Captain America, The Avengers is poised to become the blockbuster of the summer. Blame a lot of the buzz on the awesome (and blindingly hot) cast, featuring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Scarlett Johansson, to name just a few. But how does one achieve cinematic superhero status? Well, Snakkle digs deep into the past of the entire Avengers cast and gives you a unique glimpse at their humble beginningsâ€¦. By Tara Bennett
A classically trained graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (2005), Tom Hiddleston made his TV debut in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby while he was still studying. He appeared with Kenneth Branagh in the BBC detective drama Wallander, and that led to Hiddleston auditioning for the role of Thor in the Branagh-directed film, and then as Loki, which he landed after four months of testing.