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The Infinity Saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe took the combined might of the Avengers (plus friends), time travel, the death of some seismic superheroes, and a humble rat. just the right place at the right time to take down Thanos, the Mad Titan. He was, then Infinity War and: End game, the biggest baddie in the MCU so far. But how Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania kicking off Phase 5 and taking the Multiverse Saga to the next level comes a villain whose serious smarts, evil goals, and multiple alternate selves will make defeating the big purple guy a walk in the park. His name is Kang the Conqueror, and he wants nothing less than dominion over absolutely everything, over all realities. Because he doesn’t exist in just one universe. He is in every branch of the Multiverse, at war not only with others, but with all other versions of himself. Blymi.

“He’s the obvious choice because you’re dealing with the Multiverse,” says MCU boss Kevin Feige. empire unique in the world Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania release “Kang gave us a new kind of Big Bad. He’s a different kind of villain, at war with each other as much as with our heroes.” While Kang, played by Jonathan Majors, should be a major concern for the MCU (the next Avengers movie will be in 2025). Avengers: Kang dynasty), Quantum mania finds himself trapped in the Quantum Realm, where he is soon confronted by Scott Lang, Hope Van Dyne, and the wider Ant-fam. “Kang is a very powerful person, but when we meet him, he’s in a position where he has to take that power back,” teases Feige. “He has a ship and a device that will allow him to go anywhere, anytimewhen he wishes if he could get it online. If only he had access to genius scientists with Pym particles.” If only, really…

As for the majors, he’s just getting started in his continued role as a versatile, all-around threat. He has already played a relatively charitable version of “He Who Remains”. Loki season finale, many more incarnations to come. “I have met Loki the team first. Then Peyton came and we talked about the film,” he says empire. “He gave me some references to Alexander the Great, things like that.” And it seems Majors’ unexpected take on the aloof, theatrical, erratic He Who Remains was just the beginning. “Kang adds tonal variety, real conflict and real friction,” he promises. “Introducing you to a new vibe in the MCU. There is a conflict. not just mano-a-mano, not just hero and villain, but “your way of life” and “my way of life”. I’m coming for it. We are in a fight here.” Come in everyone. The Kang dynasty begins now.

Read on empireis full Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania cover, talking to Kevin Feige, director Peyton Reed, stars Paul Rudd, Jonathan Majors, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathryn Newton and more in never-before-seen images from the film in the new issue. sale Thursday 19 January. Pre-order a copy online here. Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania It will be in UK cinemas from February 17.


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