Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania star Jonathan Majors has actually exposed that Heath Ledger’s efficiency as the Joker is a significant source of motivation for his acting profession. Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Majors, who will end up being a comics film huge bad all his own in the upcoming Ant-Man follow up, described what it had to do with seeing Ledger in The Dark Knight that lit a fire under him early on.

“Okay, first of all, he’s gorgeous. He’s got that f—ing jawline, and he didn’t give a f—. He threw his body around. He was so full. And I went, ‘I’m coming for that. I’m inspired.’ It takes a lot, you feel me? To be inspired.”

Starring along with Christian Bale in director Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight back in 2008, Ledger was granted a posthumous Academy Award for his renowned representation of The Clown Prince ofCrime While there had actually been some issue from fans when Ledger was very first cast, his version of the Joker has now end up being the most cherished, with numerous left questioning whether anybody will catch the Batman supervillain also ever once again.

This is not the very first time that Majors has actually loaded appreciation on both Heath Ledger andThe Dark Knight The star penned an essay for Variety in December in 2015 calling Ledger’s Joker “one of the most complex characters to ever grace the silver screen.”

Early Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Reactions Heap Praise on Jonathan Majors as Kang


The very first responses to Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania have actually now emerged, and while a little blended on particular elements of the Marvel trip, critics are consentaneous in applauding Jonathan Majors and his launching as Kang the Conqueror.

“So #AntManAndTheWaspQuantumania is indeed Ant-Man doing Star Wars on acid,” starts one response. “A little creaky at the start, it turns into a nutty, utterly fun (inner) space opera. It’s easy to see why Jonathan Majors was the choice for the new big bad. Kang is ferocious.” Another loads appreciation on Majors stating, “Jonathan Majors is a force in #AntManAndTheWaspQuantumania. He’s compelling, chilling, and already giving a top notch performance. I love the complexity he brings to Kang with literally a single look. MCU really won with this casting.”

There are even some who feel that Majors will undoubtedly follow in the steps of Heath Ledger’s Joker and take house an Academy Award for his efficiency as the comics film bad guy; “KANG is the best comic book movie villain EVER. Jonathan Majors will be nominated for Best Supporting Actor at Oscars 2024, with a very solid chance of winning. His performance is LEGENDARY. He truly is a conqueror.”

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania discovers superhero partners Scott Lang and Hope Van Dyne, together with Hope’s moms and dads Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne, and Scott’s child Cassie, dragged in theQuantum Realm Now lost, they will start an experience that will press them beyond the limitations of what they believed was possible.

Directed by Peyton Reed from a movie script by Jeff Loveness, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Kathryn Newton, David Dastmalchian, William Jackson Harper, Katy O’Brian, Bill Murray, Randall Park, and Corey Stoll.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is arranged to be launched onFeb 17 as the MCU’s very first movie of Phase Five.