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“I’m honored to be compared with that guy”: Black Panther 2 Star Tenoch Huerta is Surprised Fans Are Comparing Him With Jason Momoa, Claims There’s No Competition With a Real Movie Star

Namor Gets compared with Aquaman

The endless battles between fans of Marvel and DC saw peace among the star cast of both franchises. Tenoch Huerta, who portrays Namor the Submariner, in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was humbled by people’s comparison.

After receiving many praises for his role in Wakanda Forever, Tenoch Huerta feels nothing but excited and humbled by the people’s love for him and his character.

Tenoch Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022).
Tenoch Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022).

Tenoch Huerta’s Namor Compared To DC’s Aquaman

With the recent release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, people were ecstatic about the movie. Portraying the role of Namor in the movie, Tenoch Huerta was praised and adored by many for his acting skills.

Jason Momoa as Aquaman in the DCU.
Jason Momoa as Aquaman in the DCU.

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Fans went as far as to compare Namor to DC’s Aquaman and essentially Jason Momoa himself. When Huerta learned about the comparisons, he was nothing but humbled and grateful to be compared to a star such as Momoa. While talking in an interview with Rolling Stone, the Narcos: Mexico actor talked about his thoughts about the event and his love and praise for the Aquaman actor.

“I’m honored to be compared with that guy. He’s a wonderful actor, a fantastic human being. He’s a Hollywood movie star and they are comparing me with him. It’s like, ‘Oh my, God, Mom! Mom! They are talking about me and Jason!’ It’s fantastic! I love it.”

Tenoch Huerta went on to point out the several differences between the characters but stated his love for the comparisons between Jason Momoa and him.

“For me, it’s different characters. But if they compare Jason and me, oh! It’s an honor. That guy is so handsome! Come on!”

The actor portraying the role of an antagonist was loved by the people and after the ending, Namor could very well have set up his future in the MCU for quite a while!

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Tenoch Huerta and Ryan Coogler’s Heartfelt Words For T’Challa

Ryan Coogler and Chadwick Boseman on the sets of Black Panther (2018).
Ryan Coogler and Chadwick Boseman on the sets of Black Panther (2018).

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Before the release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Huerta had stated his heartfelt words for Chadwick Boseman. Although the duo was set to fight it out in the sequel, the 21 Bridges actor passed away in 2020 after a battle with colon cancer.

“My character, and personally, it is fun because my character has a deep admiration for Black Panther, T’Challa. But me as an actor, and as a simple human being, what Chadwick means is so powerful, so deep. It’s extraordinary.”

Following the release and massive success of the film, the director of the Black Panther franchise Ryan Coogler shared a heartfelt message to fans and audiences alike. The image contained a hand-written letter thanking the people for paying their respects to Chadwick Boseman and how humbled Coogler was by the people’s reception.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is currently screening in theaters.

Source: CBR

Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.