Final yr, it was introduced that rapper Dangerous Bunny had been tapped to star in El Muerto, one of many motion pictures in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe, The choice to offer this character his personal spinoff was peculiar contemplating he’d actually solely appeared twice within the comics, nevertheless it does present one other alternative for Dangerous Bunny to point out off his performing chops following his efficiency in Bullet Prepare. Now some extra particular particulars about El Muerto have lastly come to gentle, nevertheless it comes within the midst of some dangerous information.
Let’s begin off on a extra constructive word first. Based on THR, till lately, Sony Footage was wanting over actors to star reverse Dangerous Bunny in El Muerto. Skilled wrester Sasha Banks, whom Star Wars followers know for enjoying Koska Reeves in The Mandalorian Seasons 2 and three, was being circled for a job, whereas Marvin Jones III, a.ok.a. Krondon, who starred as Tobias Whale for all 4 seasons of Black Lightning, would play Tombstone. The latter is especially notable since Krondon beforehand voiced Tombstone in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
So now we at the very least have slightly extra context for what to anticipate from El Muerto; whereas the character Banks is being lined as much as play hasn’t been recognized, apparently our title protagonist, who’s the son of a luchador, would discover himself clashing with Tombstone, against the law boss who’s been a Spider-Man foe for the reason that late Eighties. Nonetheless, these offers had been solely revealed on account of THR sharing the official announcement that El Muerto was taken out of its previously-announced January 12, 2024 launch slot, and is now undated.
Per the publication’s sources, El Muerto hadn’t begun capturing but, so proper off the bat, making that launch date would have both been a rush job or simply unimaginable. Extra importantly, the script wanted “further work,” however as a result of the writers strike is ongoing, there’s no method to accomplish that purpose. Moreover, Dangerous Bunny’s touring schedule additional sophisticated manufacturing plans, so now the venture’s at the moment rests in limbo, with the article particularly mentioning “it’s not clear how lengthy Dangerous Bunny can stay connected.”
So now we merely have to attend and see what the long run holds in retailer for El Muerto, be it excellent news and dangerous information. That stated, Sony’s Spider-Man Universe has loads of different initiatives coming as much as increase this nook of the superhero media market. The primary Kraven the Hunter trailer premiered earlier this week forward of the film’s October launch, Madame Net remains to be on observe to come back out subsequent February, and Venom 3 is predicted for October 2024, with Ted Lasso’s Juno Temple being added to the solid.
As quickly because the state of affairs concerning El Muerto is straightened out, or if any addition details about the premise is revealed, we’ll let you understand. If you happen to’re keen on seeing how Dangerous Bunny fared within the action-packed Bullet Prepare, that may be streamed with a Netflix subscription.