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‘The Whole Thing Is of Cultural Significance’: Jonathan Majors Addresses Becoming MCU’s Next Big Threat as Kang the Conqueror, Teases He Will Be More Menacing Than Thanos

Jonathan Majors as Kang

Jonathan Majors who is playing Kang the Conqueror expresses his thoughts on being the next central supervillain of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Majors made his featured acting debut in 2017’s Hostiles.  Since then he has grown and evolved after doing films like Da 5 Bloods by Spike Lee, and the Western action film The Harder They Fall. Both the movies debuted on Netflix.

Jonathan-Majors-Kang-the-Conqueror
Jonathan-Majors-Kang-the-Conqueror

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Kang’s taking over Thanos:

Kang taking over Thanos
Kang taking over Thanos

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Jonathan Majors made his debut in MCU in the Disney+ series, Loki. In Loki, he was a variant of Kang the Conqueror called He who Remains. He was first cast for the role of Kang the Conqueror in 2020, during the pre-shooting stages of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

After the Infinity Saga, there were a lot of debates and speculations that said that Kang will take over from Thanos. He might be the next supervillain of MCU. At SDCC 2022, Marvel Studious finally confirmed that Kang will be the antagonist of Phases 5 and 6.

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What does Jonathan Majors have to say?

He who Remains
He who Remains

At the San Diego Comic-Con, Jonathan Majors took some time before sharing his thoughts on being the central super-villain of MCU. He said he wanted to do this since childhood. He said:

“It feels cool. You know, the whole thing is of cultural significance. And so, to be of titular significance, whatever that means, it’s humbling actually. You know, you just want to get to work, you just want to see the script and start, you know? Start and fail and mess up and you know, memorize the lines and do all the stuff I wanted to do since I was a little boy in Texas.”

Fans are definitely looking forward to seeing Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror in next year’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

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Source: SCREENRANT