The incursion of the X-Men in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (UCM) is increasingly notorious, especially now that Tenoch Huerta revealed that Namor, a character he plays in Black Panther: Wakanda Foreveris also a mutant.
This character would be the third metahuman to appear in the UCM. The first was a variant of Charles X in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, while the second was revealed during the last minutes of the series Ms Marvel, when it is revealed that Kamala Khan (Ms. Marvel) could be a mutant.
In interview with Empire, Tenoch confirmed that Namor is a mutant, this is consistent with the character’s origins in the comics.
According to the comics, Namor is Marvel’s first metahuman, the son of a sea captain and a princess from the kingdom of Atlantis. He possesses super strength, a body full of amphibious features that help him survive high underwater pressures, and a vision that allows him to see under the darkness of the ocean. This character’s powers have changed over time, so we’re not sure what we’ll see on screen.
At the moment more details about the mutant, the rest of the characters and the plot are unknown. However, the full interview Empire It will be published on September 29 and will feature statements from Kevin Feige, Ryan Coogler, Letitia Wright and the rest of the cast, who could offer more information about it.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever It will hit theaters on November 11, 2022, closing phase four of the UCM and marking a before and after for the rest of the mutants.