MOVIES: Jonathan Majors gets fired by Marvel and Disney Studios

By Pempho Singo

The news comes today directly following the Emmy-designated entertainer being seen as at fault for careless attack and provocation in his abusive behavior at home by a six-man New York City jury.

A studio rep affirmed the report about their choice to not push ahead with Majors in the MCU.

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Majors played Megavillain He Who Remains, also known as Kang the Victor, in the Wonder Artistic Universe’s Stages 4 through 6. He appeared as the person during Season 1 of Loki in 2021, then, at that point, progressed forward in Season 2 this year, as well as the February film Subterranean Insect Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, which made more than $476 million around the world. Majors additionally had a consecutive hit in Amazon MGM’s Ideology III in Spring, which earned more than $275 million.

Having stayed with the entertainer over the months since his capture on Walk 25, WME keeps on addressing Majors. His long-term specialist, Spirit Ruspoli, affirmed momentarily with all due respect last week as the last observer in the almost fourteen-day preliminary.

He What Remains’ identity was plotted to be a major baddie during the MCU’s Stages 5 and 6, with the person getting his film, Vindicators: The Kang Line, booked for May 1, 2026. That film, as of late, saw its chief, Shang Chi’s Destin Daniel Cretton, exit because of his bustling dance card on other Wonder projects. It’s yet to be decided whether Wonder keeps the Kang character in salvageable shape while reevaluating the part with another entertainer. Michael Waldron was tapped as of late to compose Justice Fighters: Kang Tradition; this was after being set on the Stage 6 finale, Vindicators: Secret Conflicts. The Loki Season 1 showrunner was brought on board to give these Justice Fighters films a new take given the circumstances here with Majors.

The Season 2 finale of Loki appeared to leave the destiny of Kang the Victor and his variation up in the air. It’s not whenever the studio first needs to trade entertainers out on a particular job. Almost immediately in the MCU, Terrence Howard was given a role as Rhodey in Iron Man. Talks separated for Howard on the spin-off, and Wear Cheadle stepped in to assume control over the job in the MCU, playing Rhodey as of late as the current year’s Disney+ series Secret Attack.

Before his walk capture, Majors was getting down to business to have an astounding 2023. Before the tentpole Subterranean Insect Man and Statement of Faith threequels, Majors won rave surveys for the Sundance show Magazine Dreams, in which he played an upset beginner jock. The film was gobbled up via Searchlight for a December 8 dramatic delivery and grant season run; however, it was pulled from the dramatic timetable by the Disney-claimed mark in October. The picture’s destiny and whether it streams on Hulu remain yet to be determined.

Not long after his Walk capture, Majors was terminated by his supervisor, 360 Amusement, and marketing specialist, The Lede Organization. The entertainer, who got an early evening Emmy entertainer show designation for HBO’s Lovecraft Nation back in 2021, was likewise given up from a bunch of projects, including Hero Pictures’ element variation of the Walter Mosley novel The Man in My Storm Cellar, a promotion crusade for the Texas Officers MLB group, as well as the unannounced Otis Redding biopic that the entertainer was surrounding from Fifth Season.

Justin Kroll, Dominic Patten, and Sean Piccoli added to this report.