Throughout Sony Footage’ current CinemaCon panel, it was formally introduced that Grammy-winning Puerto Rican rapper Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, higher often known as Dangerous Bunny, has signed on to turn out to be the studio’s subsequent Marvel hero in its forthcoming live-action El Muerto movie. This marks the primary Latin superhero to steer his personal movie inside the Marvel universe. It’s scheduled to make its debut on January 12, 2024.
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“It’s superb, it’s unimaginable,” Ocasio mentioned throughout his shock look at CinemaCon. “I really like wrestling. I grew up watching wrestling and I’m a wrestler. I’m a former champion so this is the reason I really like this character. I feel it’s the right function to me and it will likely be epic.”
Within the comics, Juan Carlos Estrada Sanchez is a superpowered wrestler who goes by the identify of El Muerto. He inherits his powers from his father, who sacrificed his life so as save Juan Carlos from their household’s long-time nemesis El Dorado. In a charity wrestling match, Juan Carlos’ El Muerto almost unmasks Spider-Man, who in flip stung him with a paralyzing poison. After failing to defeat Spider-Man, El Dorado returns to complete El Muerto’s life. Nevertheless, Spider-Man swoops in and saves him in time.
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Dangerous Bunny is not any stranger to wrestling as he gained the WWE 24/7 championship and competed in a number of occasions together with WrestleMania 37 and two Royal Rumble appearances. He additionally appeared as a recurring character in final yr’s Narcos: Mexico. His subsequent appearing undertaking will likely be Sony’s star-studded motion thriller Bullet Prepare.
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