Marvel fans are certainly excited to see Namor the Sub-Mariner join the MCU!
The panel at last week’s San Diego Comic Con confirmed that Tenoch Huerta is playing Namor the Sub-Mariner in the film. However, Marvel Studios is making a major change to the location. Within the MCU, the location of Namor’s home won’t be called Atlantis. Instead it pull inspiration from Aztec mythology and will be called Talocan in live-action.
Another wonderful detail is that the MCU Namor will be sporting a comics accurate appearance. Huerta’s Namor has wings on his ankles, so he should be able to fly in the movie. Not much is known about the character’s motives in the movie, but it will be fun to see his debut in the MCU.
In Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba), fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda. Introducing Tenoch Huerta as Namor, king of a hidden undersea nation, the film also stars Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livanalli.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premieres in theaters on November 11, 2022.
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