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Gugu Mbatha-Raw is Set to Star in Marvel Series 'Loki' Airing on Disney+

The British-South African actress is set to star as the female lead alongside Tom Hiddleston in the Marvel series.

Deadline reports that British-South African actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw has joined the cast of Loki, the Marvel series which is set to air on Disney+.

Mbatha-Raw jumps straight into the Marvel series not long after her role in Apple TV's The Morning Show starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and several other high-profile actors.

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Watch the Trailer for the Upcoming Dramedy 'Misbehavior' Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw

The South African-British actress takes on the role of the first Black Miss World ever in the 70s.

South African-British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars in Misbehavior, an upcoming dramedy centered on the Miss World beauty pageant set in the 70s.

In the film, Mbatha-Raw takes on the role of the first Black Miss World during a time of pervasive racism and the birth of the Women's Liberation Movement.

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