Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverNamor Tenoch Huerta’s Namor Tenoch Huerta recently addressed claims that Marvel Studios edited his speedometer to make his bulge less prominent.
Heurta discussed the reports of the Talokan ruler’s lost manhood in an interview with Rolling Stone. “The only thing I can say is: the original was the photo [on] the right. Without [the bulge]! That’s original,” he said with a laugh. “No, I mean, I’m not going to lie to people. All men in the world have a fragile masculinity, but not on that issue. I’ll say, the correct one, the real one is the photo on the right.”
The buzz surrounding Marvel Studios’ alleged censorship of Namor’s swimsuit region began on Twitter in November 2022. Several fans tweeted side-by-side comparisons of behind-the-scenes shots of Heurta versus corresponding still images of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever as evidence that the actor’s bulge was digitally removed in post-production. At least one tweet noted that Marvel Studios’ alleged erasure of Namor’s crown jewels dovetailed with earlier speculation that Tom Hiddleston’s Loki underwent a similar castration in 2011. thor.
Tenoch Huerta talks about the future of Namor’s MCU
While some fans focus on Namor’s private parts, Heurta is understandably more concerned with the Sub-Mariner’s future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The star is already talking about the possibility of a Namor solo film, though she’s quick to point out that there’s no guarantee this will happen. “I would like to, but I don’t know,” Heurta said. “What does it depend on? [Marvel Studios President and Chief Creative Officer] Kevin Feige says he wants to. It depends on the inbox. It depends on the people and the number of tickets they buy. So please: buy lots of tickets.”
Heurta’s hypothetical film Namor has at least one ace up its sleeve: Feige’s professed affection for the character. The head of Marvel Studios stated in a previous interview that he has been trying to bring Namor to the screen for 18 years, however, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever it was the first project to properly accommodate the anti-hero. “[Co-writer/director] Ryan Coogler, in the first [Black Panther] movie, he started to launch a war between kingdoms,” Feige recalled. And if you really added a cultural specificity to Namor [he was a good fit for the film]And that’s definitely what he’s done in this movie.”
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