Namor Being A Mutant Is Huge For The MCU’s X-Men Introduction

The decision to make Namor a mutant in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is an important step toward introducing the MCU’s take on the X-Men. It’s been confirmed that when Marvel brings the Savage Sub-Mariner to the big screen in the Black Panther sequel, Tenoch Huerta’s character will share his comic counterpart’s mutant origin.
Even though Marvel has already confirmed that mutants exist in the MCU via a reveal in the Ms. Marvel finale, what Black Panther 2 is doing with Namor has huge implications for how the studio plans to approach the X-Men. When Ms. Marvel confirmed …