- Sophia Di Martino plays a female Loki variant on Disney+’s Marvel series.
- Costume designer Christine Wada added concealed zippers to the Loki costume to help the new mom.
- The zippers allowed Di Martino to easily nurse her baby and pump between takes.
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“Loki” actress Sophia Di Martino’s dazzling costume on Marvel’s Disney+ show had a very thoughtful addition inserted to help the new mom.
“It’s not easy being a working Mama!” Di Martino, who plays Sylvie (a variant of Loki) on the series, wrote on Twitter.
“Genius Christine Wada designed Sylvie’s costume & added concealed zippers so I could pump easily & nurse my baby between takes,” Di Martino added. “Little (big) things like this that made it possible for me to do my job & be a parent. I’m forever grateful.”
-Sophia Di Martino (@sophiadimartino) July 1, 2021
Di Martino previously told Variety she auditioned for the show while “heavily pregnant” and when she couldn’t travel.
“So I just got the job on the back of this tape, which never happens, and especially with a job like this!” said Di Martino. “It was extremely quick and quite surprising to all involved. Me and my agent were both like, ‘Really? Are you sure? This is crazy? Okay, fine! We’ll do it! We’re in!'”
Sylvie is introduced on the series as a Loki (Tom Hiddleston) from an alternate timeline in which the character was born female. This week’s fourth episode revealed Time Variance Authority (TVA), who is in charge of maintaining one true timeline, tried to erase Sylvie from existence, but failed.
According to the series’ production notes, viewed by Insider, Wada worked closely with series director Kate Herron to create looks that would be “an outer reflection of the inner story.”
Currently, two episodes of “Loki” remain. New episodes air Wednesdays on Disney+.