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Bad Bunny will be a Marvel El Muerto hero in new ‘Spider-Man’ game

Bad Bunny (also known as Benito Ocasio) will star as the Marvel character El Muerto – a fighter with superhuman strength – in a new addition to Sony Spider-Man Universe (SSU), the company announced overnight.

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The film’s news broke during Sony’s panel at CinemaCon this year, with a trial release date of January 12, 2024. It will be the fifth film in the SSU – a shared universe of franchise – related characters. spider man of Marvel, which owns Sony’s rights – after both films Venom Y Morbiusas well as Game Kraven the Hunter (which will hit theaters on January 13, 2023) and web lady (July 7, 2023).

According to dead lineOcasio landed the role of El Muerto (aka Juan-Carlos Sánchez) after Sony executives saw footage of the rapper on Train Bulletin which he starred as an assassin named Wolf.

A similar case led to Aaron Taylor-Johnson – who starred in Bullet Train as an assassin named Tangerine- to play the lead role at Game Kraven the Hunter. Urchair The train will hit theaters on July 29 via Sony.

Ocasio appeared on stage for a Sony announcement about it The deadalthough due to strict leak regulations, details of its appearance have not yet appeared online.

The character first appeared in the sixth edition of the comic Spider-Man Friendly Neighborhood published in May 2006. Sánchez was initially reluctant to adopt the El Muerto mantle, a wrestling character that has passed down through the generations of his family, but eventually put on the mask – giving him more strength and endurance – and six Spider-Man challenges to a charity game.

Spider-Man almost killed El Muerto by poisoning him, but the two soon work together to fight the El Dorado enthusiast. It is unclear whether Spider-Man will appear in the next film oh The Dead Man, though Sony has long said that it wants to incorporate Tom Holland’s iteration of the web slinging hero (which exists in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Universe, which has only a tangential link to the ECU) into its own sprawling franchise.

As reported VarietyOcasio’s takeover of El Muerto will be more in line with other UCE stories aimed at a villain, as the rapper plays “an anti-hero about to inherit his father’s power.”

The third film in the Venom series was also announced at Sony’s CinemaCon panel, after the Venom from last year : Have a Carnage. Although the film was confirmed to be in the early stages of development, no title or release date was offered. However, Sony showed a brief look at the attendees Game Kraven the Hunteras well as the first 15 minutes of Spider-Man: Across the Spider (not part of the SSU).

The animated film was scheduled for theaters on October 7, but has now moved to its new release date June 2, 2023. Prior to CinemaCon, the film had the official title “Across The Spider-Verse.” (Part One) “, and its planned sequence will be called Across The Spider – Verse (Part Two).

The panel announced the removal of both the “Part One” and “Part Two” branding, with the sequel to Across The Spider-Verse now entitled Spider-Man: Beyond The Spider-Verse and dated March 29, 2024.

Morbius the latest film from SSU, which hit theaters earlier this month. It has received extremely negative reviews, including one star from NME. In his review, Lou Thomas wrote, “None of the characters have significant reasons, and they are so thinly drawn that they are almost transparent. Surprisingly, for a movie about a crazy doctor turned into a vampire, it’s so dull . “

Ocasio, on the other hand, last week announced its sixth album as Bad Bunny, ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’, by advertisement for supercar.


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