Loki director Kate Herron revealed how Jonathan Majors was cast to play Kang.
The biggest surprise in the first season of Loki was that Jonathan Majors’ He Who Remains / Kang was behind Time Variant Authority. Majors was originally expected to debut as Kang in the Peyton Reed film. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, which won’t hit theaters until 2023. Of course, the reveal at Loki was very welcome as the Majors performance will help pave the way for the next batch of Marvel movies, particularly Doctor Strange and the multiverse of madness.
With the first season over and the future of the multiverse and Loki uncertain, director Kate Herron has opened up about how Jonathan Majors was cast as Kang. In a chat with ComicBookMovie.com, Herron revealed that she and Ant-Man 3 director Peyton Reed collaborated with Marvel together to cast Majors.
“Yeah, it was definitely because when that role was cast, it was basically a conversation with me, with Peyton and then with Marvel, so we were all arguing about actors that we thought might be cool and Jonathan was just an actor.” that we were all like, ‘Oh my gosh, we’d be so lucky to have it,’ and I think for me, it was a good thing when that press release came out because it deviated from our show, you know, how everyone expected it to appear. in that movie and I obviously knew, oh well, it’s not Kang, but we have a variant of that character on our show, which is a lot of fun, I think, so no, I think it was a great honor to be a part of it and cast it. “.
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Here is the synopsis of Loki:
In Marvel Studios’ “Loki,” the fickle villain Loki (Tom Hiddleston) reprises his role as the God of Mischief in a new series that takes place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.”
Directed by Kate Herron, with Michael Waldron as the lead writer, the new series stars Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino, Owen Wilson and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
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