Even though Season 2 of Loki is still a ways off, the God of Mischief didn't come to Marvel Studios' D23 Expo presentation empty-handed.
In addition to Loki himself Tom Hiddleston making a glorious appearance, the actor was joined by his fellow cast, including Owen Wilson, Sophia Di Martino, and MCU newcomer, Ke Huy Quan.
When audiences last left Loki, Sylvie had just killed He Who Remains, freeing the timeline and paving the way for Kang. Meanwhile, the God of Mischief found himself in an alternate version of the TVA where no one, including Mobius, knows who he is.
Despite being in the midst of filming, Marvel Studios released an actual trailer for Season 2 exclusively for D23 Expo attendees, confirming just who will be joining Loki for his second time-traveling tale.
First Look at the Cast of Loki Season 2
In the D23 Expo trailer for Loki Season 2, the God of Mischief is trying to warn others about the coming of Kang, all while navigating a new TVA, his own woes, and certain points in time.
In addition to Tom Hiddleston's own Loki Variant, here's a list of the 6 characters confirmed for the show's second season as shown in this first-look footage:
Loki's partner in time, played by Owen Wilson, is back for Season 2. However, he may not be the same Mobius that the audience - and Loki - remembers.
The trailer suggested that, just like how the Season 1 finale teased, this Mobius M. Mobius has no memory of his adventure with Loki and may be yet another Variant.
While Season 1 of Loki ended with Sophia Di Martino's Sylvie at the Citadel at the End of Time, the D23 footage confirms she won't be there for long.
While her appearance in the trailer is brief, audiences get the impression from her weary appearance that killing He Who Remains wasn't the end of her problems but perhaps the beginning.
Another character who made a brief appearance in the trailer but should have plenty of stories to tell is Ravonna Renslayer played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
Judge Renslayer's Season 1 role concluded when she left to find the only person who gets free will.
Since He Who Remains is no more and Kangs are on the rise, it will be interesting to see where her quest and this new set of circumstances lead her.
Wunmi Mosaku's Hunter B-15 was an enemy turned ally by the end of Season 1. But again, just like Mobius, this Hunter B-15 doesn't appear to know Loki or be the same Variant that he knew from the first season.
Ke Huy Quan's Mystery Character
In addition to the trailer, the announcement of Goonies and Indiana Jones actor Ke Huy Quan was the biggest surprise of Loki's portion of the presentation.
Even though Marvel has yet to reveal just who the Everything Everywhere All at Once star will be playing, his mystery character was featured in the footage as a TVA archivist with his own distinct and specialized office space.
TVA clerk Casey, played by Eugene Cordero, has also returned for Loki's sophomore season and was briefly shown in the D23 footage as well.
But this time, not only does he not know what a fish is, he seems clueless about the show's previous events, just like Mobius and Hunter B-15.
Bonus: Kang the Conqueror
While Jonathon Majors' Kang the Conqueror is confirmed to appear in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Loki's new trailer didn't show Majors' villain (or villains) in the flesh. However, he was shown in a different form.
In what appeared to be an attempt to convince Mobius and Hunter B-15 about Kang, Loki is seen smashing through a mosaic depicting the Timekeepers, revealing a carved relief of Kang the Conqueror.
It's possible that this statue won't be the last of what audiences see of Kang. But whether Majors appears as the actual time-traveling tyrant, however, remains to be seen.
Other Familiar Faces to Join Loki Season 2?
Not only is Loki the only MCU Disney+ series to date to have received a second season, but it may be the most pivotal project Marvel Studios has released within Phase 4.
After all, Loki introduced audiences to the Multiverse, Kang the Conqueror, Variants, and the like; and, this current phase and beyond has been coined the Multiverse Saga.
Given its importance, it's possible that other Marvel characters could appear - or their Variants - could appear.
After all, now that the Multiverse has been freed and audiences don't know when or where Loki's new TVA is located, the possibilities are endless.
Season 2 of Loki is set to debut on Disney+ in the Summer of 2023.