Namor will be very different from comics, know why

Namor will be very different from comics, know why

While T’Challa, played by actor Chadwick Boseman, is no longer there, Marvel had to re-adjust its shot. Black Panther: Wakanda Foreveraka black panther 2, And Namor’s character, teased in the trailer, could represent a lot more in the future of the MCU than just a hero from the movie. Like the name and origin of its mysterious civilization, to which Marvel made a change in relation to the comics.

a redirect project

Among the many announcements made by Marvel during Comic Con 2022 (Guardians of the Galaxy 3, She Hulk Series, I’m Groot, Fantastic Fourbut also two movies Avengers: Kang Dynasty And Avengers: Secret Wars), trailer for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever The actor was portrayed by the absence of T’Challa, played by Chadwick Boseman, who tragically died in August 2020.

No computer graphics, no casting changes, the character and protagonist of the first creation will not return, Marvel has decided. Instead, the film will seek the heir to the throne of Wakanda- Incorporate new characters and direct its narrative in a different way.

Namor and the Mysterious Civilization

Thus, in the latest trailer, fans were able to see the arrival ofA new hero in the persona of Namor. An iconic figure in the Marvel catalogue, Namor first appeared in April 1939 Motion Picture Funny Weekly, Written by cartoonist and screenwriter Bill Everett. whatever it is called prince of the sea Is Ruler of the sunken kingdom of Atlantis, He was born out of the union between a human and an Atlantis. On the characteristic side, He can breathe underwater and on land, can fly thanks to the tiny wings on his ankles, has superhuman strength, speed, agility and reflexes.

But if he is portrayed as the King of Atlantis, Marvel Studios has made a change from the comics since the MCU film, The place will not be called Atlantis, but will be inspired by Aztec mythology and will be called Talocan.

the musicians wakanda foreverLudwig Goransson made this revelation In a press release for the soundtrack Wakanda Forever Prolog,

During the night we did recording sessions with contemporary artists who related to the characters and thematic material explored in the film.

Using scripts from Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole as a model, along with recordings from traditional musicians, we began to create a vocabulary for characters, plots, and cultures from Talokan and Wakanda.”

To give credence to this “Aztec” orientation, it is the Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta who will play the role. ahead, Its appearance will be somewhat different from the source material. While he retains his pointed ears, his style is reminiscent of the Native American Aztecs (golden belt, earrings, his big blue toque characteristic of people e.t.c…). The first look at the character’s look was shared by the MCU Facility account on Twitter earlier this month.

A key figure for the future?

Namor, in addition to being the first Marvel hero, encountered the X-Men, part of the Avengers, Fantastic 4 (before being his ally) or was integrated into the Illuminati. Rumors suggested that he was about to appear in Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, But Michael Waldron said he eventually dropped the character: “We thought of him, because he’s definitely an original member of the Illuminati. But I think Marvel has other plans for that in the MCU. And that’s why he was not selected for the film.”

It is not yet clear what effect the character will have. In Ryan Coogler’s feature film, neither is this mysterious civilization inspired by the Aztecs. Although, We suspect he’ll have to play a major role, especially for the future of the MCUbecause it is linked to a future project Fantastic Fourwhich will be released in November 2024 with the appearance of Doctor Doom, involved in itself Avengers: Secret WarsWhich will serve as the conclusion of Phase 6 of the future of the Marvel Cinetic Universe.

In any case, everything is clear in the head of boss Kevin Feige for years to come. Here is the official summary Black Panther: Wakanda Forever below :

In Black Panther: Wakanda Forever From Marvel Studios, Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba), fight to save the country from new forces. The world after the death of King T’Challa. As the Wakandans try to come to terms with this new chapter, heroes must come together to help warriors Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) chart a new path to the kingdom of Wakanda. . Introducing Tenoch Huerta as King Namor of the Underwater Nation, the film will also be co-starred by Dominic Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livanalli.

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