Shot by Mona Kuhn, the photos show Hiddleston posing by what looks to be a hotel bed. In one photo, the actor who plays Loki in “The Avengers” looks pensively off into the distance. In another, he’s lounging across the bed like he’s waiting for Jack Dawson to draw him like one of his French girls.
Hiddleston appears in the spread as promotion for his role in AMC’s “The Night Manager,” in which he plays a soldier-turned-hotel-manager-
In a scene on the show, the actor’s bare butt made it into the cut for U.K. audiences, but to Hiddleston’s surprise, it was deemed a little too racy for audiences across the pond.
“I was surprised to hear that they cut my butt out! I’m here to tell you that my butt is not dangerous,” Hiddleston told W. “And there are many, many more dangerous things that people are happy to broadcast. I don’t know what that says about the world we live in, but it probably says something.”
We’re sure Hiddleston’s butt will get another moment in the spotlight, especially if he follows in Daniel Craig’s footsteps.
To read more about Tim Hiddleston in W, head to the magazine’s website.