LOKI Season 2 Update: The highly anticipated second season of the hit Marvel series, Loki, has been the talk of the town among fans ever since it was confirmed by Disney+. However, recent controversies surrounding the show’s star, Jonathan Majors, have raised concerns about the fate of the upcoming season.
In this article, we will take a closer look at the latest updates on the release date of Loki Season 2 amidst the ongoing controversies surrounding Jonathan Majors.
First, let’s delve into the controversies surrounding the actor. Jonathan Majors, who played the role of He Who Remains in the season one finale, is set to play the iconic villain Kang in the upcoming season. However, he has been facing serious allegations of abuse, assault, and harassment. Majors and his team have denied all these allegations, but the situation has caused a lot of concern among fans.
LOKI Season 2 Release Date:
Despite the controversies, Disney has confirmed that Loki Season 2 is set to release in mid-2023. This comes after a lot of shifts in the release date, with the original expectation being that the show would arrive toward the end of 2022.
Insider KC Walsh had earlier claimed that Loki Season 2 would release in September, while Mobius actor Owen Wilson had hinted at an end-of-summer release. However, according to the latest report by Variety, the show is now expected to arrive on Disney+ in mid-2023.
It is worth noting that Jonathan Majors’ scenes for the show were filmed well before the controversies surfaced, and the actor has already completed his role in the upcoming season. Majors is set to play multiple Kang Variants, including the 20th-century genius Victor Timely, who was teased in Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania.
Disney has stated that it is “monitoring” the situation closely and is “discussing options” with Majors’ team as the controversy continues to unfold. It is still unclear whether the controversy will impact Majors’ involvement in the marketing of the show.
Despite the ongoing controversies, the release date of Loki Season 2 remains unaffected. The show is expected to be a major chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, serving as the next appearance for Kang. The show’s plot will revolve around Loki and Mobius’ mission to track down Kang Variants across the Multiverse to “map out and see the extent of their control across time.”
In conclusion, the controversies surrounding Jonathan Majors have raised concerns among fans about the fate of Loki Season 2. However, the release date remains unaffected, with the show set to arrive on Disney+ in mid-2023. Fans can expect to see Jonathan Majors in the role of Kang, and the show is expected to be a major part of the MCU’s Phase 5 slate.