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Tom Hiddleston's Six Steps To Superstardom

The English actor is currently wowing audiences in 'The Night Manager'.

16/03/2016 16:13 GMT

Tom Hiddleston can do no wrong. 

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The urbane British star has already established an international army of a fanbase courtesy of his scene-stealing moments as mischievous Loki in the Marvel ‘Avengers’ franchise. 

In the last few weeks, he’s proved he’s worthy of consideration for the James Bond role with his role in TV’s ‘The Night Manager’ proving he can both play dirty with the villains, including the particularly deadly Richard Roper (Hugh Laurie) and very, very seductive with the ladies, including a very receptive Jed (Elizabeth Debicki). 

And this week sees him adding another string to his bow, starring in sci-fi thriller ‘High-Rise’, based on JG Ballard’s novel of the same novel, leading a pedigree cast including Jeremy Irons and Sienna Miller. 

How has he managed it? In these six simple steps…

  • Guest starring in 'Casualty'
    Tom followed in the hallowed footsteps of Kate Winslet and Orlando Bloom, by guest-starring in an episode of 'Casualty'. 
  • As Magnus Martinsson in 'Wallander'
    BBC
    Appearing alongside Kenneth Branagh in the English-speaking 'Wallander, his star potential was soon as apparent to his leading man as to viewers. KB soon cast him as...
  • Loki in 'Thor' and 'The Avengers'
    Loki, Thor's weaker but more willful brother in the Marvel 'Avengers' franchise. Soon after did his army - the Hiddlestoners - start amassing... 
  • F Scott Fitzgerald in 'Midnight In Paris'
    From the superhero to the sublime - working for Woody Allen on location in Paris. Does it get more suave?
  • Prince Hal in 'The Hollow Crown'
    Tom went back to his classical training for his role of Prince Hal in 'The Hollow Crown', another dynastic story where things didn't always go his way...
  • The Great Escapo in 'Muppets Most Wanted'
    Not to forget his essential contribution to the latest Muppet caper, where he played a rogue escape artist who... escaped.
  • All of which has led to...
    Jonathan Pine in 'The Night Manager' leaving many fans seriously hot under the collar with his seduction of Jed, the mistress of his boss, and arch-villain, Richard Roper. This can't end well, but Tom's fans have been left swooning.