Kit Harington Debunks Marvel Rumor About His MCU Role

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By Iron Man

Kit Harington, known for his role as Jon Snow in “Game of Thrones,” recently addressed rumors regarding his Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) future. The actor denied speculation that his character, Dane Whitman, would appear in the upcoming Blade movie, putting an end to the circulating rumors.

Dane Whitman’s Introduction and Teaser in Eternals

Harington’s character, Dane Whitman, made his debut in the 2021 film “Eternals.” In the movie, he played the love interest of Gemma Chan’s character, Sersi. However, it was during the post-credits scene that fans were given a tantalizing glimpse into Whitman’s future. He was seen opening a box containing a dark sword, teasing his potential transformation into the Black Knight.

Kit Harington Addressing the Rumors

Kit Harington Debunks Marvel Rumor About His MCU Role

During a panel at the Superhero Comic-Con and Car Show in San Antonio, Texas, Kit Harington took the opportunity to address the swirling rumors regarding his return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In response to inquiries about his future as the Black Knight, Harington acknowledged that the character’s development was indeed part of the plan. However, he dismissed the speculation surrounding his involvement in the Blade movie, clarifying that it was never intended for his character to appear in that particular project.

Kit Harington Exploring the Character’s Depths

Kit Harington Debunks Marvel Rumor About His MCU Role

While debunking the Blade movie rumors, Kit Harington expressed his genuine enthusiasm for further exploring the intricacies of his character, Dane Whitman. He expressed particular interest in delving into the depths of Whitman’s mental health and the theme of addiction.

Harington believes that there are fascinating aspects of the character’s journey that could be beneficial to explore, emphasizing the unique and thought-provoking nature of the mental health and addiction narrative that could be woven into Whitman’s story arc.

Future Appearances and Possibilities

With Blade off the table, fans are left wondering where Kit Harington’s Dane Whitman might appear next in the MCU. One potential option could be in a sequel to “Eternals” if Marvel decides to green-light it. Given Whitman’s importance in the first film, it would be logical for Harington to reprise his role in any future installments.

There was also speculation about Dane Whitman appearing in “Moon Knight” due to his occupation as a museum worker. While it didn’t materialize, the possibility of Harington’s Black Knight showing up in a potential second season of “Moon Knight” remains.

Although Kit Harington expressed his enthusiasm for returning to the role, he admitted that no further information has been shared with him since his previous statement on the matter.

Kit Harington Debunks Marvel Rumor About His MCU Role

In the meantime, fans can catch Kit Harington’s portrayal of Dane Whitman in “Eternals,” which is now available for streaming on Disney+. The future of the Black Knight and his potential journey in the MCU await further development and announcements from Marvel Studios.