An eerie theatrical stand for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum Mania puts Kang the Conqueror at the center of Marvel Studios’ upcoming film.
Kang the Conqueror is big and main in a sinister theatrical performance for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum Mania by Drissy Advertising.
Shared on the company’s Twitter account, standing sees Kang with his hand outstretched and a light coming from behind the title page that obscures part of his face. Adding to the spookiness is a blue tint that covers just about everything on the booth. Also present are Ant-Man and the Wasp themselves in their small size, standing on Kang’s middle finger. The stand itself is based on quantum maniathe first poster to have a similar image and intimidating tone.
Regarding Marvel Cinematic Universe veteran Jonathan Majors as Kang, executive producer Brian Gay commented that Majors is “a phenomenal actor”, always prepared and thoughtful. “And I think part of the fun is that we have someone so talented that he can play, as they say, in Loki, low and high keys, and go through the entire range with it, ”he added. “I’m so excited for everyone to see the incredible work he’s done. I think he’s incredibly present in the MCU. And when it comes on screen, you know Kahn is there. He gives that embodiment and that seriousness that is so important to this character.”
Interestingly, Majors himself revealed that he agreed to bring Kang to life on the silver screen after he had completed work on the film. Lokiwhere he played The One Who Remains. “It was the nature and size of Kang. [that drew me to the role]Majors recalled. And the potential that he had. I thought I’d take a chance.” Before stating this, the Majors compared the role of Kang, who has multiple options in the multiverse, to being a quarterback on a football team.
Of course, quantum mania this won’t be the last time the Majors play Kang, as the actor will be back in Avengers: Kang Dynasty. Although nothing has been revealed about the plot yet, Majors hinted that the film will ask some very hard questions: “What is… what is movie? What is an MCU movie? What does it mean, what does it look like? These are the questions we ask. But it all works when it’s grounded and really, really, really connected to the given circumstances of what’s going on between these people and what we can illuminate for ourselves as a species.”
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum Mania Releases in theaters February 17, 2023.