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Namor the Sub-Mariner is a Marvelette Cinematic Universe Phase Five film. It was released on April 19th, 2024, following Spider-Man: No Place Like Home and preceding The New Avengers. The film is directed by Guillermo del Toro.

Cast

  • Joe Taslim as Namor McKenzie / The Sub-Mariner
  • Ron Perlman as Attuma (First Appearance)
  • Bill Skarsgard as Tiger Shark (First Appearance) (Death)
  • Sam Claflin as Walter Newell / Stingray (First Appearance) (Death)
  • Michelle Trachtenberg as Diane Arliss (First Appearance)
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
  • Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill
  • John Krasinski as Reed Richards / Mister Fantastic
  • Emily Blunt as Susan Storm-Richards / Invisible Woman
  • Joe Keery as Johnny Storm / Human Torch
  • Seth Rogen as Ben Grimm / Thing
  • Susan Sarandon as President Bethany Harrington (First Appearance) (Cameo)
  • Oscar Isaac as Victor von Doom / Doctor Doom (Cameo)

Crew

  • Guillermo del Toro: Writer, Director
  • Kid Marvelette: Executive Producer
  • Kevin Feige: Executive Producer
  • Louis D'Esposito: Producer
  • Trinh Tran: Producer

Plot

After recovering from his war against Wakanda, Namor is upended from his throne by the tyrant Attuma. Finding himself stranded on land, he turns to the heroes of the surface world to help him recover his throne, and in the process, learn what it means to be human.

Trivia

  • Susan Sarandon appears in this film as President of the United States Bethany Harrington, who has taken over from Robert Wesley, who was assassinated in The Thunderbolts.
  • The Fantastic Four make their first onscreen appearance since their debut in The Fantastic Four and the Paradox of the Mole People.
  • Stingray makes his MCU debut in this film, portrayed by Sam Claflin, who also played the water-based character Finnick O'Dair in the Hunger Games franchise.
  • Bill Skarskgard becomes the third member of the Skarsgard family to join the MCU, after his father, Stellan who plays Erik Selvig, and his brother, Alexander, who plays Donald Blake, both in the Thor franchise.
  • This film premieres following Spider-Man: No Place Like Home, which features the former Aquaman actor Jason Momoa as Kraven the Hunter. Aquaman and Namor have often been compared as Marvel or DC's version of the other, and they even fought in the Marvel vs. DC comic crossover event in the 90's.
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