Jonathan Majors is full-on preparing for his MCU comeback as Kang the Conqueror in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and has recently revealed why Kang is the scariest variant amongst his fellow variants, such as in the Loki finale as He Who Remains.
Speaking with Total Film, Majors shares that he had to start from scratch when creating Kang the Conqueror as opposed to the He Who Remains “template” in Loki Season 1. Check out his full quote below:
“I didn’t even look at the He Who Remains template,” Majors said, “He Who Remains is He Who Remains. I don’t even call him Kang. He may or may not be a Kang variant. I leave my mind open to think that Kang the Conqueror may be a He Who Remains variant. It has to be that lucid for me to keep it going.”
In fact, the actor went as far as to draw comparisons between Kang and He Who Remains, with Kang most likely being the tougher opponent to face. In this case, Scott Lang is up against a hardball villain who is determined to move forward in his plans to take over the multiverse.
“There’s no frivolity,” Majors explained, “Kang himself is very economical. He understands energy, time, and what is needed to survive. He doesn’t suffer fools. Which is interesting because, not to say anything pejorative about Ant-Man, but Ant-Man is a jokester. He’s a funny guy. And now you’ve got Scott Lang going up against Kang the Conqueror, who does not joke. He does have a sense of humor. And you’ll discover that. But he does not joke.”
Even the new Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania trailer doesn’t shy away from the fact that Kang the Conqueror may be even more ruthless than Thanos himself, given that Kang has presumably dealt with the deaths of other various Avengers variants before facing Scott Lang in the Quantum Realm.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania premieres in theaters on February 17. Check out more details about it here.
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