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Why ‘Wakanda Forever’ Villain Namor Won’t Get His Own Standalone Marvel Movie

Why ‘Wakanda Forever’ Villain Namor Won’t Get His Own Standalone Marvel Movie

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Namor, a terrifying new antagonist, makes his debut in Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever."

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Tenoche Huerta, a Mexican actor, portrays Namor, who is from an underwater society.

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The Namor predicament is reminiscent of the period before Marvel Studios and before Disney when Marvel Comics characters were adapted into films before the studio had its intellectual property in order and under control.

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Prior to independently producing "Iron Man," Marvel Studios had a history of selling or licensing the character rights to other studios.

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Nevertheless, "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" producer Nate Moore revealed to TheWrap that Namor will be making a comeback in the MCU.

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Disney won't be able to make a stand-alone movie about the character, despite the fact that "He May Come Back."

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Neither can star in their own film because Universal Pictures owns the rights to both characters.