'Marco Polo' Season 3 News And Updates: Benedict Wong To Return As Guest Star? Actor Has Bigger Projects In Line
The highly anticipated "Marco Polo" Season 3 might be having Kublai Khan back in the series but only as a guest star. Benedict Wong, the actor who impressively portrayed the said role, was reportedly too busy with bigger projects.
Recently, rumors are rife that Benedict Wong will reprise his role as Kublai Khan in "Marco Polo" Season 3. However, the series regular might be returning as a guest star instead. According to reports, the actor has been caught up with his busy schedule and bigger projects ahead of him.
Benedict Wong himself confirmed that he will have bigger projects lined up. The "Marco Polo" star revealed that his character Wong will be in the third "Avengers" film. "I'm thrilled I'm going to be in Infinity War. I'm looking forward to, I'll tell you that one first," the actor revealed during an interview. The actor will also be likely in "Thor: Ragnarok" as teased by "Doctor Strange" co-star Benedict Cumberbatch.
With the latest development in his career, fans are starting to worry how it will affect Kublai Khan's fate in "Marco Polo." It has been reported in the past that Benedict Wong's hectic schedule with other commitments caused the delay of the series production. However, there has been no confirmation regarding the said allegation.
On the other hand, fans are also anticipating as to what will be Prester John's role in Kublai Khan's life. It can be recalled that the mysterious character, introduced in season 2, is said to come after Kublai Khan. Many speculate that Prester John will be making more evil acts in "Marco Polo" Season 3. In case this comes to fruition, will Kublai Khan be around to fight him?
So far, there has been no confirmation yet as to when "Marco Polo" Season 3 will be released but there were claims that it will most likely come out in 2018.
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