Black Panther: Wakanda Forever would have chosen Ingobernable star Mabel Cadena to play Atlantean warrior Namora in the Marvel sequel.
A new rumor could reveal who will play Namora in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
According to Murphy’s multiverse, Mabel Cadena joined the sequel as Namora, the cousin of Atlantean ruler Namor. No further details were revealed about the potential cast, although the site did point out that the actor was in the Atlanta area – where Black panther 2 is currently filming – and also showed off his progress at the gym via social media.
While the arrival of Atlantis and Namor has been rumored for years, things accelerated when Avengers: Endgame features Wakandan warrior Okoye mentioning an underwater earthquake. Rumors continued to circulate until news in June Narcos: Mexico and Spectrum The star Tenoch Huerta had been chosen to play Namor. The rumors also mentioned that Marvel was looking for other actors of Mexican descent for two roles of Mayan warriors which would be Namora and the villainous Attuma.
Further evidence emerged last month of the Atlanteans arriving in a production play that detailed the shared history between Wakanda and Atlantis – something comic book readers will be very familiar with.
“Wakanda and Atlantis are hidden civilizations with advanced technology and increased militaristic capabilities that have decided to separate themselves from the rest of the world for their own safety and, in a way, out of fear,” the description reads. Wakanda feared that their technology would be abused. Atlantis feared that the surface dwellers would come to desecrate the mythical city like they did so many years ago. And yet their fears intensify when these two once hidden nations clash. “
Created by Ken Bald, Bob Powell and an unknown writer, Namora, also known as Aquaria Nautica Neptunia, made its debut in the 1947s. Marvel Mystery Comics # 82. A powerful warrior with exceptional strength and speed as well as flight, Namora is also a longtime member of Jimmy Woo’s Agents of Atlas. Cadena has made a name for herself in Spanish dramas like Netflix Ingobernable and Monarch and Amazon Prime Hernan.
Apart from the supposed involvement of Atlantis and Namor, no details of the plot of Black panther 2 – and how that will resolve the absence of Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa – have been revealed by Marvel.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and possibly Atlantis’ debut in the MCU, hits theaters on July 8, 2022.
Source: Murphy’s multiverse
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