Marvel Studios is done with Jonathan Majors after his guilty verdict that came down in New York for assault and harassment.

The embattled actor was supposed to be the centerpiece of the current ongoing phase of movies as Kang the Conqueror. He was set to lead Avengers: The Kang Dynasty, but that’s no longer the case. The studio intends to move forward with the film, and recently hired Michael Waldron to pen the script.

This wouldn’t be the first time that Marvel has had to recast a character, but those have been over creative and financial disputes, not legal troubles. Terrance Howard previously played James “Rhodey” Rhodes in Iron Man, but was replaced by Don Cheadle for future installments. Edward Norton played Bruce Banner in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk before being recast with Mark Ruffalo.

Majors was considered one of the fastest-rising stars in the industry before his arrest and guilty verdict. He starred in movies and shows like Lovecraft Country, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Creed III, The Harder They Fall, and others that received critical and financial acclaim.

The trial comes from a March 25th incident between Majors and his partner at the time, Grace Jabbari. Majors called 911 after he found her unconscious in his apartment. Through an investigation, and other video footage, Majors had charges brought against him. Police arrested him after finding apparent injuries on Jabbari, including a laceration behind her ear and a bruised and fractured finger.

You can read more about Majors and the verdict that was given to him in a criminal case in New York, below.

This is a developing story, we’ll keep you updated as we get more news.

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Source: THR

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