Tom Hiddleston to Appear on Korea's Version of 'Saturday Night Live'

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Tom Hiddleston at the "Thor Premiere" in Seoul

The "Thor" star is expected to parody the dance moves of girl group Crayon Pop, the biggest K-pop sensation since "Gangnam Style."

SEOUL – Thor star Tom Hiddleston is set to appear on Saturday Night Live Korea this weekend to showcase his own spin on the much-parodied dance moves of K-pop act Crayon Pop.

Crayon Pop is a five-member girl band best known for the YouTube smash hit "Bar Bar Bar," featuring kitschy stage outfits and choreography. The group has since signed a licensing and partnership deal with Sony Music Entertainment.

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For the show, Hiddleston will also be taking part in comic sequences satirizing the Thor and Avengers franchises. 

He is the third non-Korean star after Jason Mraz and Miranda Kerr to appear on Saturday Day Night Live Korea. The late-night show is one of the few imports to do well in a market dominated by homespun programs, which are also extremely popular in other Asian countries.

Hiddleston and Kevin Feige, president of production at Marvel Studios, took part in a red carpet premiere for Thor: The Dark World at Yeongdeungpo Times Square in Seoul on Monday. Some 5,000 fans gathered for the occasion.

Thor: The Dark World is slated to be first released in South Korea, before other territories, on Oct. 30.