EXCLUSIVE: Eugene Cordero is being upped to series regular for Season 2 of the Disney+ series Loki, Deadline has learned.
Marvel declined to comment.
Cordero plays the Time Variance Authority employee “Casey” in Season 1 of the Tom Hiddleston-led series. His TVA character broke out because of his genuine confusion over what is a fish and how he uses infinity stones as paperweights. He’s in the Season 1 finale credits as “Hunter K-5E” instead of Casey.
The Filipino American actor, and comedian recently starred in Amblin Partners/Rideback’s comedy feature film Easter Sunday opposite Jo Koy. Additionally, he is a series regular on the Broken Lizard’s TruTV series Tacoma FD.
Other notable recent spots include a role as villager “Stokez’ in the Disney+ series The Mandalorian, NBC’s The Good Place, the Focus Features’ dramedy The High Note, starring Dakota Johnson and directed by Nisha Ganatra, and the SXSW film Golden Arm, in which he had a leading role, and The Mule, a Warner Bros. film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper.
He also appeared in Legendary Pictures’ Kong: Skull Island opposite Tom Hiddleston and Samuel Jackson, Ghostbusters, Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates, and Other Space from Paul Feig’.
Cordero is represented by Global Artists Agency, Artists First Management and Ginsburg Daniels Kallis.
This article was originally written by Rosy Cordero at deadline