The fate of actor Jonathan Majors within the ranks of the MCU seems to be uncertain and a recasting for the villain Kang is not even ruled out.
Kang’s character in the MCU may have a new face in the future: the leaders of the Marvel Studios in fact they would not exclude a recasting after the accusations that overwhelmed Jonathan Majors.
The actor, on trial for domestic violence, according to Variety, would also have been removed from the clients of the CAA agency before his arrest due to the “brutal behavior” he had towards the staff, while the new documents presented in court claim that he had violent reactions against his ex-girlfriend also in 2022, during the filming of season 2 of Loki.
The complicated situation of the actor
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty will not begin filming until 2024, and Marvel Studios has therefore not had to make a final decision on Jonathan Majors’ future in the MCU.
A long article by Variety However, he claims that his situation in the comic book cinematic universe was already in crisis due to the not particularly positive reception received by Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
Marvel Studios and Jonathan Majors, big trouble in the MCU
The magazine’s sources now claim that Kang could be dropped from future projects, although a recasting isn’t ruled out. Kevin Feige, in fact, has already replaced Terrence Howard with Don Cheadle in the past before filming Iron Man 2.
The actor’s situation therefore seems rather uncertain and we will have to wait to find out the decision made by the studio.