Ant-Man 3: Jonathan Majors Joins Cast For Marvel Studios Film

Deadline is exclusively reporting that Jonathan Majors will be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as he has signed up to star in a leading role opposite Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lily in the third installment of the Ant-Man franchise.

 

Ant-Man has us following Scott Lang, a thief who must help defend Hank Pym’s Ant-Man shrinking technology and plot a heist with worldwide ramifications. The sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp, focused on Lang, Hope van Dyne and Hank Pym working together to finding a way to bring back Janet van Dyne from the quantum realm. Ant-Man earned over $519m worldwide at the box office in 2015, with Ant-Man and the Wasp earning over $622.67m worldwide in 2018.

 

The report states that there’s no comment from Marvel Studios, sources close to the project say that Jonathan Majors (whose recent credits include Da 5 Bloods and Lovecraft Country) is likely to play the villain Kang the Conqueror. Sources also add that there could be a twist with how Kang is presented/featured in the MCU, but as of now he is likely to be one of the main villains in the next installment in the franchise. In the comics, Kang is a time-travelling entity who has battled a whose who of Marvel heroes.

 

Peyton Reed, whose directed the previous films, is returning to the directors chair for this installment, with Jeff Loveness writing the script.

One response to “Ant-Man 3: Jonathan Majors Joins Cast For Marvel Studios Film

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