The first season of Loki- 96% premiered on Disney+ on June 9, 2021 to continue the expansion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the arrival of the first two Marvel Studios series, WandaVision – 95% and Falcon and the Winter Soldier – 97%. The reception of the series starring Tom Hiddleston It was so good that it easily outperformed other notable titles in the franchise, and just a month after its release, Loki It got renewed for a second season.
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Now, Kang is shaping up to be the main threat of the MCU’s Multiverse Saga, but it seems that things weren’t originally going to be that way. In accordance with Joanna Robinson (via Comic book), author of the upcoming book MCU: The Reign of Marvel Studiosthe high command of the studio revealed to him that initially Kang was not going to occupy such an important place in the history of the popular superhero universe, but that plans changed after seeing the performance of Jonathan Majors in the first season of Loki.
It was during a recent appearance on the podcast The Big Picture of The Ringer (via Comic book) where robinson explained how it was that the performance of Majors as the One Who Remains in the first season of Lokias well as his performance in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – 60% which caused a reorganization in the plans for the following Phases of the MCU. robinson said the following:
Someone who works for Marvel told me that it wasn’t the plan to make Kang the center of everything until they saw the first Quantumania footage and after his performance in Loki, which was so strong that they said, ‘This is it. This is our way to go. We’ve lost our core team of heroes, but let’s get around this guy Kang and this artist that so many people are reacting to.
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But in the end, was the decision to make the character of Jonathan Majors the center of the MCU? On the podcast, robinson He also said that because of these changes, the studio is now in a difficult position following the recent legal problems of Majors. the star of Creed III – 90% she was arrested in early March on domestic violence charges and is preparing to appear in court on June 13. robinson said the following:
We know this is a huge issue for them that they are facing and dealing with right now. And what’s unprecedented about this for Marvel is, I’d say they’ve never given as much franchise to one actor as they tried to do with Jonathan Majors after his Loki performance and his Ant-Man: Quantumania performance. I would say more than Downey as Iron Man, more than Brolin as Thanos, that hanging everything on this guy is going to show up on all of their properties leading up to something called The Kang Dynasty has put them in a very unusual position. They usually don’t depend on one person as much as they did here. And that has a limit. We don’t know what they’re going to do. I’ve heard conflicting stories that they’re going to replace it, aren’t even considering replacing it, etc. etc But it’s just one more thing.
Lokicreated by michael waldronwriter of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – 88%is set after the events of Avengers: Endgame – 95% and the story follows the alternate version of Loki who managed to escape from The Avengers with the help of the Tesseract. The second season, which will arrive on Disney+ on October 6 of this year, will take place after the disastrous events of the last episode and we will see what happens to Loki and Sylvie after they change the course of the timeline.
Until now, Loki It is the only Marvel Studios series to have gotten a second season and fans are already looking forward to it. In this new season we will see the return of Hiddleston as the beloved god of deceit, along with Owen Wilson as Mobius M. Mobius and sophia dimartino like Sylvie. Besides, Ke Huy Quanthe Oscar winner for his brilliant performance in Everything everywhere at the same time 91%also joins the franchise in the new batch of episodes.
Although at the end of the first season, Sylvie, the audacious variant of Loki who seeks revenge on the TVA (Time Variance Authority) at any cost, achieves her mission and murders the One Who Remains, her actions cause serious damage to the lines of the time and even manages to fracture the multiverse. Despite the One Who Remains explaining to Sylvie that killing him would only bring out an even worse version of himself, referring to Kang the Conqueror, she did it anyway and ends up unleashing a disaster of untold magnitude.
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