“Ant Man three” has its villain.
Kang the Conqueror will seemingly be performed by “Lovecraft Nation” star Jonathan Majors, sources told the Hollywood Reporter. Majors, 31, would seem within the Marvel Studios flick together with Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lily. The film is scheduled to hit theaters in 2022.
“A time-traveling despot from the far-future, Kang the Conqueror debuted as a villain in Marvel’s The Avengers No. eight in 1964. He’s intricately related to the bigger mythology of Marvel’s superhero universe, with ties to villains from Physician Doom to Rama-Tut and even Thanos, courtesy of a feud with Nebula in 1990s comedian continuity, and has confronted off with everybody from the Unbelievable 4 by way of Spider-Man at one time or one other,” the Hollywood Reporter writes.
Marvel obsessives say the information alerts a possible hyperlink to the Avengers, because the character has fought the younger superheroes within the comedian books.
The casting information caps off a banner few years for the actor, who first captivated movie fest audiences because the star of “The Final Black Man in San Francisco” in 2019. He went on to seem in Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods,” then as Atticus “Tic” Freeman in HBO’s “Lovecraft Nation.”