Another Mexican in the Marvel Universe ?: Tenoch Huerta is in talks to be the villain of the new installment of "Black Panther"


By CAPosts 20 November, 2020 - 07:36pm 94 views

After a few months on hiatus, plans for the second installment of “Black Panther” are beginning to take shape . And with this, came the possible announcement of an antagonist that no one saw coming.

Sources from The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Mexican Tenoch Huerta , who played Rafael Caro Quintero on the Netflix series, Narcos: Mexico , is in talks to play the villain of the second installment .

Although nothing more has been revealed at the moment, the entertainment portal also announced that the film will begin shooting from July next year in Atlanta, Georgia . Recordings are expected to last up to six months.

In addition to this, Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke and Angela Bassett will return to their roles as Nakia, M'Baku and Ramonda respectively. In addition Letitia Wright would not only return as T'Challa's sister, Shuri , but sources revealed that her character will have more weight in this new installment.

The production of this new film was in question after the sudden death of its protagonist, Chadwick Boseman. This should have started in March 2021, but Ryan Coogler , the director and Marvel decided to navigate the loss and mourn for a few months out of respect for Boseman.

For its part, Marvel has not made any official announcement. However, its Executive Vice President denied any use of special effects to return Boseman to the character of the king of Wakanda, and insisted that they want to honor the actor's memory.

The death of a

leader was announced on August 28 that actor Chadwick Boseman, star of "Black Panther", died at 43 years old . His family confirmed the sad news through the superhero interpreter's social networks.

“It is with immeasurable pain that we confirm the death of Chadwick Boseman,” the statement said.

According to it, Boseman was diagnosed with cancer of the colon in stage III since 2016 . Over the past four years, the disease progressed to its last stage, yet the actor never made his health public.

“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all and brought you many of the films that have gone so far. love, ”the statement reads.

“ From 'Marshall' to 'Da 5 Bloods', August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' and several others, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy, ”he revealed.

But According to the statement, it was "the honor of his career to bring King T'Challa to life in 'Black Panther.' Boseman passed away at home, along with his wife and family, according to the statement.

"The family thanks you for your love and prayers and asks you to continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time," said the writing posted on his Twitter account.

Boseman was born in South Carolina on November 29, 1977, attended Howard University and played small roles on television before his first starring role in 2013.

His surprising portrayal of the Stoic star Jackie Robinson alongside Harrison Ford in 2013's “42” caught the eye in Hollywood . The actor passed away on the same day Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day.

T'Challa's character first appeared in the 2016 box office film “Captain America: Civil War,” and his salute “Wakanda for forever ”reverberated around the world after the release of“ Black Panther ”two years ago.

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