‘Black Panther 2’: Tenoch Huerta LIED to be cast as Namor
‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever‘ hits theaters in november 10thand will have the presence of Tenoch Huerta (‘Narcos: Mexico’) as Namor, the Sub-Mariner.
As the character is an inhabitant of a submerged kingdom, nothing more fair than hiring an actor who knew how to swim, right?
It turns out that garden didn’t know and lied to get the part.
In an interview with Gizmodo, the star commented on his casting and confessed to the lie, justifying that he was looking forward to working with the director. Ryan Coogler.
My representatives in New York called me, saying that Ryan wanted to talk to me about a project he was involved in and I was interested. We had a video call and it turns out the call was getting disconnected, when we got back in touch, Ryan asked me, ‘So, are you up?’ And I: ‘Of course! I was invited to something I didn’t know about.’
“It wasn’t until later that I found out that I was going to play this swimming hero, but I didn’t know how to swim at the time. When asked if I knew, I just said I never drowned and ran back to my agents. First, we signed the contract, then we chased after swimming lessons.”
Remembering that the character will undergo some changes in its origin.
According to the Comic Book, the submerged kingdom of Namor will be inspired by Aztec culture and will be called Talocan.
In the comics, Namor is portrayed as the king of Atlantis.
The information was revealed by the composer Ludwig Goransson.
“During the nights of these trips, we had recording sessions with contemporary artists who resembled the characters and thematic material explored in the film. Using the script Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole As a model, along with recordings from traditional musicians, we began to build a musical vocabulary for the characters, plots and cultures of Talocan and Wakanda.”
The real reason for the change is unknown, but fans suspect that Marvel wanted to avoid comparisons with Aquaman, who is also the ruler of Atlantis in the comics. A.D.
Despite the underwater city’s renaming, Namor’s look is pleasing the public, as he wears the classic green swim trunks from the comics, has pointy ears and wears a pair of winged anklets, which give him the ability to fly.
directed by Ryan Cooglerthe sequence also has Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Basset, Winston Duke, Martin Freeman, Danai Gurira, Dominique Thorne and Michaela Coel.
Check out the trailer and synopsis:
“In ‘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 the intervening powers of the world after the death of King T’Challa. As the Wakandans struggle to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with Nakia’s help (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) to forge a new path to the Kingdom of Wakanda. introducing Tenoch Huerta like Namor, king of a secret undersea nation, the film also brings Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livanalli.
The plot has not yet been revealed, but production continues with the important mission of following the film and maintaining the legacy of King T’Challa, lived by the actor. Chadwick Bosemanwho died at age 43 from colon cancer in 2020.
The first ‘Black Panther’ was released in 2018 and made a huge bang at the box office, grossing over US$1.3 billion dollars worldwide. In addition, it became the first superhero film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars.