• Jonathan Majors’ journey in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has ended
• Majors was found guilty of misdemeanor assault and harassment, leading Marvel to part ways with him
• The charges stem from an alleged incident with his ex-girlfriend in March 2023, resulting in minor injuries to her head and neck
Here is what happened:
Jonathan Majors’ journey in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come to an end. The studio will not be moving forward with the actor, who played Kang the Conqueror, after he was found guilty of misdemeanor assault and harassment on Dec. 18. A source close to the situation confirmed that they have parted ways. Majors had played the supervillain in 2023’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and appeared in seasons one and two of Loki. He was set to return in 2026’s Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and 2027’s Avengers: Secret Wars.
Following the guilty verdict in his domestic violence case, a Marvel rep told Deadline that they would not be moving forward with Jonathan Majors. He was found guilty on two counts, but he was found not guilty on one count of assault in third degree and one count of aggravated harassment. The charges stemmed from an alleged incident with his ex-girlfriend, Grace Jabbari, in March 2023. The victim sustained minor injuries to her head and neck and was removed to an area hospital in stable condition. Majors’ lawyer continues to maintain his innocence.
In the wake of the verdict, Marvel has not shared who may replace Majors in the role of Kang the Conqueror. However, his lawyer, Priya Chaudhry, stated in a message to The Daily Beast that Majors still has faith in the process and looks forward to fully clearing his name.
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