Hollywood star ‘set for Strictly’s 2024 series after making surprise studio audience appearance and telling bosses they’d love to compete on the show’
Strictly Come Dancing bosses are reportedly eyeing actor Tom Hiddleston as a 'big signing' for next year's series.
The Marvel star, 42, sent viewers wild when he was spotted in the studio audience with fiancée Zawe Ashton, 39, last weekend.
With a source reference The sun: 'Tom is a big fan of Strictly and asked to come backstage at last Saturday's show'.
'He was in the audience at the live show and asked for selfies with all the pros beforehand.
Adding: “(Tom) told the producers he would love to be there, so the hope is he will sign the big name next year.”
Strictly Come Dancing bosses are reportedly eyeing 42-year-old actor Tom Hiddleston as a 'big signing' for next year's series.
The Marvel star sent viewers wild when he was spotted in the studio audience last weekend alongside fiancée Zawe Ashton, 39
MailOnline has contacted Tom's representatives and the BBC for comment.
Viewers watched Tom applaud the show's professional dancers as they performed an opening number at the start of the episode.
He looked dapper in a chocolate brown suit jacket that he teamed with a matching shirt and tie.
Actress Zawe, with whom he has been dating since 2020, looked glamorous in a metallic silver dress with puffed sleeves.
Viewers quickly took to social media after spotting him in the crowd, with many begging him to take part in the competition next year.
One person wrote on Twitter: 'Yes, keep showing Tom Hiddleston and get him on the next series of #Strictly!'
While someone else asked: 'Omg Tom Hiddleston for next year?'
Another person demanded: 'Tom Hiddleston is in the audience!!!!! Put him in the next series!'
A source said: '(Tom) told producers he would love to be there so the hope is he will sign the big name next year'
British actor Tom (C) achieved worldwide fame as Loki in the Marvel Universe
Viewers quickly took to social media after spotting him in the crowd, with many begging him to take part in the competition next year
While someone else joked: 'I'm really sorry to all the dancers but I really can't concentrate on them when TOM HIDDLESTON IS IN THE CROWD.'
Another excited viewer wrote: 'OMG TOM HIDDLESTON IS IN THE #STRICTLY AUDIENCE EVERYONE STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING.'
While someone else asked: 'Am I the only one who just saw Tom Hiddleston in the audience??'
“Omg, omg, omg is that THE Tom Hiddleston in the audience?!,” someone else wrote, while another Tom fan commented: “DYING at Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton are all cute and loved by #strictly #StrictlyComeDancing @ZaweAshton . '
“Completely distracted by Tom Hiddleston,” someone else commented, while another viewer shared: “Wow I knew Tom Hiddleston liked Strictly but I didn't expect him to be in the audience lol.”
“Tom Hiddleston in the audience is wild,” another viewer wrote.