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Entertainment Ant-Man 3 casts Lovecraft Country star as the next huge MCU villain

00:05  15 september  2020
00:05  15 september  2020 Source:   digitalspy.com

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Lovecraft Country ’s Jonathan Majors joins the cast of Marvel’s next Ant - Man movie in the role of Kang the Conqueror. Here’s why this time traveling threat to the Avengers could be key to Phase 4 movies in the same way Thanos was for Ant - Man 3 just picked up a Thanos-sized foe for Phase 4.

Lovecraft Country star Johnathan Majors has reportedly joined Ant - Man 3 as Kang the Conqueror, Marvel's major time-travelling villain . Directed by Peyton Reed, Ant - Man 3 stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas. The film has yet to receive an official release date.

a man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: Ant-Man and the Wasp's upcoming sequel has cast Da 5 Bloods and Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors as a significant MCU villain. © Getty Images Ant-Man and the Wasp's upcoming sequel has cast Da 5 Bloods and Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors as a significant MCU villain.

Ant-Man and the Wasp's upcoming sequel has cast Da 5 Bloods and Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors as a significant MCU villain.

The currently untitled third instalment, which will see Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lily reprise their roles as the size-shifting superheroes, is yet to give anything away, but Deadline reports that Majors is likely to play the supervillain Kang the Conqueror.

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The cast of Ant - Man 3 is getting bigger. Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors is joining the next installment of the Marvel Studios franchise, The Majors, who plays Atticus "Tic" Freeman in HBO's Lovecraft Country and was onscreen in Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods earlier this year, joins leading man

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The site also claims that, while he's set to be one of the major villains in the third Ant-Man movie, there could also be a "twist" that allows the character to feature in future MCU films too.

a man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: Jonathan Majors © Getty Images Jonathan Majors

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Most frequently depicted in the comics as an enemy of the Avengers, Kang the Conqueror is a time-travelling entity with futuristic weapons and armour who is out to control all of history.

Although he doesn't have any actual superpowers, his use of advanced technology makes him a match for most Marvel heroes and Ant-Man and The Wasp previously hinted at his appearance during one scene in the Quantum Realm, in which a domed cityscape very similar to Chronopolis – a city over which Kang reigns supreme in the comics – could be seen.

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Ant - Man and the Wasp helped build the franchise's cast of characters to include Janet van Dyne Having the MCU 's smallest heroes battle a villain with a giant head in a floating chair immediately So, if Ant - Man 3 does introduce MODOK as the central antagonist, it could present the MCU with

Ant - Man 3 could introduce villain Kang the Conqueror to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The future of the MCU is taking shape, and the latest reports Rather, Ant - Man 3 could serve to introduce viewers to the next Thanos, a bad guy who becomes the driving force of the next Avengers-scale movie.

a group of people sitting on a motorcycle: Kang the Conqueror, Marvel Comics © Marvel Comics Kang the Conqueror, Marvel Comics

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Meanwhile, director Peyton Reed recently said that he isn't ruling out bringing back bad guy Sonny Burch for the third instalment, which would perhaps pave the way for a multi-villain plot.

It's been a breakthrough year for Majors, who appeared in Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods on Netflix earlier this summer, as well as starring in the Jordan Peele and JJ Abrams-produced series Lovecraft Country.

Ant-Man 3 is currently set to hit cinemas in 2022.

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