Loki 2: Despite his accusations, Jonathan Majors returns to the MCU as Kang the Conqueror – The USA Print

Loki 2: Despite his accusations, Jonathan Majors returns to the MCU as Kang the Conqueror


Jonathan Majors, a 34-year-old American actor, was arrested on March 26 on allegations of domestic violence. This occurred more than a month after the premiere of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – 60% in theaters, Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film in which Ant-Man and The Wasp explore the Quantum Realm. In this context, Janet van Dyne meets an exiled traveler named Kang, played by Majors. The actor had his first participation as this character in 2021, at the end of the first season of Loki. Loki 2: Despite his accusations, Jonathan Majors returns to the MCU as Kang the Conqueror - The USA Print96%. Their collaboration was well received by the fan community.

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However, he was recently removed from several projects due to the charges against him. His trial was initially scheduled for September 6. However, as of today, that hearing has not taken place, and likely will not take place until the end of the year, because Majors’ defense team has done everything possible to dismiss the matter. It is worth mentioning that, if found guilty, the actor could spend a year behind bars, if found responsible for minor crimes of both assault and harassment.

Promotional poster (Image: Disney)
Promotional poster (Image: Disney)

But the judge did not issue any resolution on the motion on the stipulated date. He only set a new date (October 6) to respond to the defense’s motion. It is worth mentioning that the protective order issued earlier this summer is still in effect.

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The ‘great’ return

In the midst of all this controversy, Kevin Wrightthe executive producer of the second season of Lokicommented for Entertainment Weekly which has favorable projections for Majors’ character, Victor Timely (a variant of Kang the Conqueror), within Disney+.

Victor Timely is someone we are very excited about. When you look at Kang, he has a very funny comedic story. He has all these variants. (…) Timely was something we always wanted to do in ‘Loki’. And I think we’re really excited about how that integrates into the season. It’s a big part of the show.

The producer also revealed that Majors’ character will be an important plot element in the second season of Loki, thus confirming that his appearance in the production will be extensive. With the above, it seems as if the production of the famous television series had not become aware of the seriousness of the ongoing accusation, added to the controversy that this has generated among the many groups of MCU fans.

According to The Direct, many of the franchise’s fans instantly wondered how involved Majors would be in the future MCU after the charges against him. The possibility of his character being reformulated was even theorized. Considering that Majors already filmed season 2 of Loki, in the promotional material his image could still be seen, and everything indicated that he would remain as a member of the cast, at least for the Disney+ program. .

Now, regarding economic gains, a recent report (via The Direct), explained that Jonathan Majors will appear in about 3 of the season’s 6 episodes. And although there is no exact figure, the truth is that it is estimated that it amounted to a substantial amount.

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Even though it was a seemingly important part of the second season of Loki, which will be released on October 6, the actor has seen his once-bright artistic profile dim since his arrest. season 2 of Loki will premiere on Disney+ on Friday, October 6.

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