Though no official announcement has been made yet, a report in Deadline claims Majors is likely to play the role of Kang the Conqueror, a time-travelling super-villain.
The actor fought a secret battle with the disease for four years, Boseman's family said in a statement posted on his official Twitter handle on Saturday.
The Scottish actor has played the intergalactic warrior in two "Guardians of the Galaxy" movies as well as "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Avengers: Endgame".
Hollywood racism? 'Fantastic Four' producers refused to cast black Sue Storm, says director Josh Trank
In the 2015 film, which was a box office debacle, Kate Mara played Sue Storm, Michael B Jordan portrayed Johnny Storm, Miles Teller played Reed Richards and Jamie Bell was Ben Grimm.
Simmons said there is no contractual obligation to include his character as a reoccurring presence.
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Though Feige did not reveal the name of the project that will introduce a LGBTQ character, fans speculate that he may have been referring to 'The Eternals'.
After the heroic end in 'Avengers: Endgame', Johanson dons the Black Widow suit one more time to take us through the origin of the character.