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My man almost walked on the project because of that.

I'm sure ordinary human women being attacked, assaulted and nearly killed by blood-sucking vampires is a terrible, highly traumatic experience that must be moderated by a hybrid human/vampire named Blade as he listens, intensely, quietly with a stone-cold, iron viciousness and a murderous killing streak that would impress fellow Marvel half-arse Wolverine before leaving this discussion survivors room, possibly in half-disgust, on his lonely, perilous need and obsession for homicidal justice mixed in with revenge.

There will be blood, extremely fortuitous amounts of blood will flow on the streets in front of us watching in front of our local AMC Movie theaters. Homicidal vengeance masqueraded as a comic book's character come to life somehow looks and feels so damn good in places like these and here, WE FEEL THE POWER AND GLORY, Forever and Ever.
 
……This last one is what Variety has decided to lead with. The biggest crisis that Marvel faces started last July at Comic Con.

Knowing that the MCU is never more powerful than when it moves towards an inexorable Endgame-stye climax, Kevin Feige announced a fleet of movies that would line up its most ambitious crossover yet – Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars. The big bad here, threaded through the preceding movies and TV shows as Thanos once was, would be Kang, played by Jonathan Majors.

“There’s nobody’s shoulders I’d rather be putting the multiverse saga on than his,” Feige said of Majors at the time. “It’s really impressive what Jonathan Majors is able to do and all the different incarnations – variants, if you will – of Kang that we will see him do. It’s really pretty cool.”

But then Majors was arrested on a domestic violence charge, and other alleged victims came forward, and Majors was dropped by his publicists and managers, and those shoulders start to look awfully shaky (the report claims he was originally dropped by CAA for “brutal conduct” toward staff).

To make matters worse, according to one gleeful dealmaker who spoke to Variety, the upcoming finale to the second season of Loki appears to set up a Kang-heavy future so comprehensively that it is impossible to backtrack from. “Marvel is truly forked with the whole Kang angle,” they announced.

And yet Marvel seems desperate for a workaround. Some higher-ups have suggested abandoning Kang altogether, and drafting in Doctor Doom as a replacement.

Others are keener for a recasting (something made more difficult by a post-credits scene in the most recent Ant-Man film, in which we saw all the Kang variants and they all looked exactly like Jonathan Majors).

A longer shot might be to bring in a Kang-adjacent figure to take over, especially since Gugu Mbatha-Raw has been so compelling as a secondary baddie in Loki…….

 
Wasn't the case against Jonathan Majors dropped when video from security footage from several nightclubs proved she was lying, and she then admitted that it was a lie?

I didn't click on the link because I don't want to feed any click-bait. Is there really anything still being levelled against him or is this just smoke from somebody trying to drum up cred for themselves?


Also, good for Mahershala Ali standing up and saying "you hired the wrong guy" when they presented such garbage to him.
 
Wasn't the case against Jonathan Majors dropped when video from security footage from several nightclubs proved she was lying, and she then admitted that it was a lie?

I didn't click on the link because I don't want to feed any click-bait. Is there really anything still being levelled against him or is this just smoke from somebody trying to drum up cred for themselves?


Also, good for Mahershala Ali standing up and saying "you hired the wrong guy" when they presented such garbage to him.

I thought Majors was exonerated. I haven't read anything on it lately tho.
 
Why doesn't Marvel do what these Superhero franchises always do. Reboot.
They were prolific in doing it with Spiderman, Batman, Fantastic 4, Hulk...
 
Why doesn't Marvel do what these Superhero franchises always do. Reboot.
They were prolific in doing it with Spiderman, Batman, Fantastic 4, Hulk...
Because those were stand alone franchises

A marvel reboot would have to reboot everything

I’m sure they’ll do it one day

Not a real reboot

They’ll just say this is just a different universe
 
I thought Majors was exonerated. I haven't read anything on it lately tho.
I can't remember completely, but I thought the DA decided to push forward. I don't remember there ever being a story of the case being dropped, only the video evidence that came to light.
 
I thought Majors was exonerated. I haven't read anything on it lately tho.
I’d say it’s more in limbo - the accusers case seemed to crumble when Majors’ atty released a lot of evidence
But I don’t think anything has been decided one way or another (and I think he has a countersuit, so…)

But, there’s also a big Rolling Stone article mostly about his time at Yale - it paints him as a big jerk , but some seem to be confusing being a jerk with being physically abusive

Marvel is probably slow walking this hoping it all fades away vs them having to be cavalier about a sensitive topic (or dumping a character/actor they’ve obviously invested a ton in)
 
Why doesn't Marvel do what these Superhero franchises always do. Reboot.
They were prolific in doing it with Spiderman, Batman, Fantastic 4, Hulk...
They have a direction they’re clearly pointed towards with Secret Wars
To dump all that without any assurance that what they would replace it with would be even dumber than firing a HC whose team is in 1st place without a plan for a better replacement
in theory
 
I was never into the whole Super Hero genere. I had saw a few of the Marvel movies. Captain America, Antman (1&2), Guardians of the Galaxy (1&2), Thor Ragnorock,and the first Avengers Movie. When my son wanted me to watch Infiniy War, i did enjoy it. i didn't go back and watch all the others, but i read up on them so i knew what was going on. I admit Infinity War and End Game were very Climatic. I can see how how they would have a hard time getting that back, especially killing Iron man and ending Captian America's story.
Now that i think about it, i did see the first Spiderman movie with Tom Holland.
 

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