In just under a month, Jonathan Majors’ career has taken one turn after the other. Gradually, the actor became one of the most promising stars in Hollywood, mainly due to his inclusion in the MCU. However, recent allegations against him have called into question his stay as Kang the Conqueror, a villain to be defeated in Phase 5 of such a cinematic universe. While his future is decided in the face Avengers: The Kang Dynastya new report suggests Jonathan Majors could become one of Marvel’s highest-paid stars.
In accordance with diversitythe fifth installment of avenger Production will begin in spring 2024. No delays in the start of filming or the release date have been reported. There’s also no confirmation from Marvel or Disney regarding Jonathan Majors’ participation in the film, in which Kang will be the main villain. So far, Majors is still considered the star of the project. And if the plans hold could receive a payout of $20 millionincluding additional health insurance compensation.
Assuming he earns that salary, the actor would jump straight into the top of Marvel’s highest-paid actors. First on this list is Robert Downey Jr. His interpretation of Iron Man in Avengers: Endgame made him worthy $75 million between payment and royalties. Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth shared second place 20 million dollars each for their participation in the same film. What’s surprising is that with a larger presence in the MCU, majors were able to make more money than actors (including Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner).
The report of diversity He adds that Disney has a big decision to make regarding the employment status of majors. The actor is present in the second season of Loki, and if found guilty, a huge controversy could hang over the series. In addition, he also plays stars Magazine Dreamsa film that was presented at the last Sundance Film Festival and received great reviews. The studio planned a campaign under its Searchlight division to earn him an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.but now it is not known what will happen with the promotion of the tape.
Considering the salary he could be making and Disney’s plans, it’s clear that Jonathan Majors is (or was) one of the studio’s biggest bets. will be next 8th of May when their legal position has been clarified. From this moment on, the mouse house has to make a very important decision for the future of Marvel.