How much is the firing of Jonathan Majors worth to Marvel? We already know the amount they will have to pay if they do without the actor.
A few weeks ago, actor Jonathan Majors was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend in a taxi after she tried to reach his phone. According to the first reports, the woman suffered lacerations to her neck and ended up with a broken finger. For now, there is no final sentence and the case is still not closed. But the Hollywood star has already lost some interesting projects and Marvel is seriously considering firing him.
According to GM, it will cost Marvel/Disney $20 million to fire the actor. A high enough amount that may be causing that long wait to make a decision. Since if things calm down for the interpreter, they will probably go ahead with it.
Jonathan Majors is Kang in Marvel
It must be remembered that Disney already had problems paying Scarlett Johansson when the actress requested financial compensation because the premiere of Black Widow (2021) was mixed, reaching theaters and the streaming platform at the same time DisneyPlus. In the end they had to reach an amicable agreement not to go through the courts.
Will they change actors to play Kang?
Marvel was taken by surprise by this whole situation with Jonathan Majors, since within the film studio there were very positive reports about the delivery and professionalism of the actor. For this reason, they have bet so strongly on him and his Kang character is very important. Since a variant appeared in the Loki series, he has been the villain of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023) and furthermore, he will face Earth’s greatest heroes in Avengers: The Kang Dynasty (2025). .
Kang an Ant-Man 3
For now, the only thing that is clear is that it will be in the second season of Loki, since we precisely saw the variant of Kang called Victor Timely in the post-credits scene of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, where the Asgardian god of mischief played by Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson’s Mobius.
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