Mabel Cadena, the Mexican who will be Namora in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Mabel Cadena, the Mexican who will be Namora in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Mabel Cadena, the Mexican who will be Namora in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

The name of Mabel Chain it is one that we will hear very strongly in the coming months. the mexican actress has been confirmed as part of the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverthe sequel to the successful Black Panther released in 2018 and starring the late actor, Chadwick Boseman.

The news was revealed in San Diego Comic-Con to be held until July 24 and at the same time, the official trailer from the film directed by Ryan Coogler. During the presentation, it was observed Mabel Chain remarkably excited. ‘I still can’t believe I’m a part of this, I’m so excited to be here. Long live Mexico!’, Said the actress in the panel.

Who is Mabel Cadena?

Mabel Cadena at San Diego Comic-Con.Kevin Winter

Mabel Cadena is an actress born in the State of Mexico and raised in Veracruz. Although she has a degree in psychology, she dedicated herself to an acting career, training at the CasAzul School of Performing Arts. She began her career in television series such as Cappadocia and Lord of the Skies; We have recently seen it in streaming productions such as Monarch and Miss 89.

The actress has also had relevant appearances in cinema with films like The dance of the 41, with which she obtained a nomination for the Ariel Awards thanks to her interpretation of Amada Díaz. Her foray into the Marvel Universe also represents Mabel’s arrival in Hollywood.

What character does Mabel Cadena play in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever?


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The trailer for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever shows Cadena embodying Namora, a character from Marvel comics introduced in 1947. Also called ‘the Queen of the Sea’, She is a hybrid mutant with the ability to swim at superhuman speeds and breathe underwater.

Mabel Cadena joins Tenoch Huerta within the cast of the superhero film. The actor from Mexico City was also present at the comic con panel and gave an inspiring speech: ‘I wouldn’t be here without inclusion. Many children are there in their neighborhoods, seeing us, dreaming of being here, and they are going to achieve it’.

When is Black Panther: Wakanda Forever released?

The sequel to Black Panther will hit theaters next November 11, 2022.

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