This Tom Hiddleston Waxwork Looks Nothing Like Tom Hiddleston

But he's ready for action as Captain James Conrad

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Just when you thought it was safe to go back into Madame Tussauds (if that's your thing) after that terrifying Ryan Gosling incarnation (no, not that one, this one)...

The actor has been immortalised in wax as his strapping Kong: Skull Island character Captain James Conrad, which was unveiled at the museum as part of its Kong Experience launch this week.

The action adventure sees the Night Manager star and Brie Larson being hunted in unchartered territory by the mythic Kong, who has also appears just behind Hiddleston's waxy figure at 18ft.

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Waxwork Hiddleston looks just about ready to take him on in his grey t-shirt, holster and gun, black jeans and pair of binoculars.

Samuel L.Jackson, John C.Reilly and John Goodman also star in the blockbuster, but sadly their waxy counterparts were nowhere to be seen at the Kong launch in NYC.

Meanwhile, Hiddleston reacted "testily" during an interview to promote the film when he was asked whether he had any regrets over "the publicity and gossip" his former relationship with Taylor Swift had "engendered".

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"What should I regret, in your mind? I would rather not talk about this if that's alright", before pausing and then continuing: "Everyone is entitled to a private life.

"I love what I do and I dedicate myself with absolute commitment to making great art and great entertainment, and in my mind I don't conflict the two.

"My work is in the public sphere and I have a private life. And those two things are separate."

Oh well, it could have been worse - he could have been wearing that I heart T.S tank top...