Bad Bunny’s Marvel Movie Just Took A Big Step Forward

Bad Bunny holding knife in Bullet Train

(Image credit scores: Sony Pictures)

If you’re a superhero follower, does the name El Muerto sound a bell? Probably not, as the personality has just ever before showed up two times in the web pages of Marvel Comics, however in April, it was revealed that rap artist as well as Bullet Train star Bad Bunny will star in an El Muerto movie embeded in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe. Now that access in the schedule of upcoming superhero movies has actually taken a large progression by employing its supervisor as well as author.

Per The Wrap, Desierto’s Jonás Cuarón has actually been touched to helm Bad Bunny, while Miss Bala’s Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer will certainly pen the manuscript, This will certainly be Dunnet-Alcocer’s 2nd time functioning within the superhero category, as he additionally created the upcoming DC movie Blue Beetle. With a supervisor as well as author currently aboard with the lead star, El Muerto relocates closer to ultimately starting manufacturing, with the objective being to supply the 5th access in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe at the beginning of 2024. 

El Muerto will certainly be the very first Marvel flick to star a Latino personality, in addition to Bad Bunny’s very first time leading his very own flick. Although the Grammy-winning rap artist, whose actual name is Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, had a bit part in F9, he made his very first huge motion picture dash previously this year in Bullet Train, which saw his character, Wolf, and Brad Pitt’s Ladybug getting into a memorable fight. In enhancement to El Muerto giving him the chance to flaunt his superhero chops, Bad Bunny is additionally showing up contrary Camila Mendes as well as O’Shea Jackson Jr. in American Sole.

Introduced in 2006’s Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #6, El Muerto, a.k.a. Juan-Carlos Estrada Sanchez, was a luchador that approved the El Muerto mantle after his dad passed away in a fight with El Dorado, that interfered with the routine essential for Juan-Carlos to get his bequest. Afforded an added one decade to educate, Juan-Carlos required to beat as well as uncover a concealed hero, as well as he picked Spider-Man as his target. However, ultimately the superpowered luchador as well as Web-Slinger signed up with pressures to beat El Dorado.

Needless to state that due to the fact that El Muerto has, once more, essentially just appeared in 2 comics concerns thus far, it’s secure to state that Jonás Cuarón as well as Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer will certainly have a great deal of unlimited freedom with adjusting the personality for the cinema. Plus, although this franchise business is called Sony’s Spider-Man world, much like with the Venom motion pictures as well as Morbius, it’s skeptical that any kind of version of the Webbed Wonder will certainly turn up in El Muerto. Other honest motion pictures in the franchise business consist of Kraven the Hunter, Madame Web as well as Venom 3.

El Muerto opens up in cinemas on January 12, 2024. however if you’re questioning what’s coming earlier on the motion picture perspective, checked out our 2022 release schedule as well as 2023 release schedule.

Adam Holmes


Adam HolmesSenior Content Producer

Connoisseur of Marvel, DC, Star Wars, John Wick, MonsterVerse as well as Doctor Who tradition. He’s mindful he appears like Harry Potter as well as Clark Kent.



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