Originally Posted by jse
But i have the feeling though that were there actual interaction between Thanos and Loki, that Loki would be have been playing the part of Mephisto, the advisor / eventual turn-coat / betrayer. Because the Other is really a throw-away character, nobody cares if he betrays Thanos. Loki on the other hand has a name (not to mention the audience has a little bit of empathy for him) and him betraying Thanos and attempting to wrest the Gauntlet from him would be of actual significance compared to a nobody trying to do it.
The only interaction Thanos and Loki will be having after the Avengers movie is Thanos hunting Loki down like a dog and punishing him for being such a ****-up at the Battle of New York. Not much chance that Loki will *ever* get on Thanos' "good side" again.