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After being announced with great fanfare by Marvel and Sony, El Muerto with Bad Bunny runs the risk of not reaching movie theaters
One of the projects that was announced with great fanfare for Sony’s Spider-Man Universe is El Muerto, a film starring Bad Bunny, which could suffer an indefinite delay in its release date.
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As SMASH informed you in May 2022, Sony Pictures and Marvel gave the green light to a project where Bad Bunny will play El Muerto, a character of Mexican descent, and the first Latino superhero to have his own movie in the Spider-Man Universe. from sony.
This film is scheduled to be released in January 2024, but everything indicates that its release in theaters is suspended indefinitely.
According to Time magazine, Bad Bunny himself ignores when the filming of this movie will begin, he even left open the possibility that this tape will not be produced in a short term.
“During our interview, Benito feigned confusion when asked about the movie, saying that it hadn’t been filmed yet. Benito’s publicist said the film was “on hiatus” and later clarified that it is “in development.” (A representative for Sony declined to comment on the record.)”.
Who is The Dead?
El Muerto, whose alter ego is Juan Carlos Estrada, debuted in the pages of Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #6 (September, 2006).
The powers and mask of the super-powered wrestler El Muerto have been passed down from generation to generation. Each fighter had to prove his worth to his oppressor, El Dorado, in order to stay alive and retain his powers.
After preparing for 10 years, El Muerto organized a mask vs. mask match against Spider-Man, whom he almost defeated, but Spidey used his stingers to paralyze El Muerto.
Spider-Man rescued El Muerto in the hospital when El Dorado, who is his enemy, came to claim his life. El Muerto helped Spider-Man defeat El Dorado.
El Muerto joins Sony’s Spider-Man Universe productions such as Madame Web and Kraven. Its premiere on the big screen is scheduled for January 12, 2024.
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