Tom Hiddleston to Star in New Netflix Series ‘White Stork’

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Tom Hiddleston has just been cast as the main character of a new political thriller series, White Stork, for Netflix. The show is produced by Eleven, the production company behind the recent Netflix hit Sex Education.

Hiddleston has a long history of working both on stage and on screen, having just recently finished two stints of the Harold Pinter play Betrayal, and he has just started filming the return of his much loved role of Loki in the coming Disney+ series with the same name. He also earned a Golden Globe win and an Emmy nomination for the most recent series he did, The Night Manager.

White Stork follows politician James Cooper (Hiddleston) as he is running for a seat in the parliament. When Asher Millan is sent to vet him, she quickly discovers that he has skeletons in his closet that could tear everything he has worked for to pieces. The show has been under development for several years now, and was previously titled Spadehead.

White Stork has been given a 10-episode order. The release date is unknown at this time but stay tuned for info as it emerges.

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Despite having been a fangirl for as long as she can remember, it wasn’t until Emelie left the security of her hometown in the north of Sweden for the hustle and bustle of Gothenburg, that she found her tribe and really immersed herself in fandom. She currently works as second line field engineer tech support, and shares her home with cats Loki and Stiles. In her free time you can find her either playing Dungeons & Dragons 5e, or on Twitter (@killingnormalcy) yelling about Critical Role, Marvel, Twenty One Pilots, and Overwatch.

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