One of the recurring rumors is whether Dr. Doom was going to be featured in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever opens in 11 days. Film that will address the death of Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa and how there will be some powers that will see in the lack of Wakanda’s protector an opportunity to get hold of his precious Vibranium. The story will also address who will pick up the mantle of Black Panther and introduce Tenoch Huerta’s Namor, ruler of the underwater city of Talocan, and Riri Williams’ Ironheart to the MCU. that we would find some character in the shadows as the great villain of Wakanda Forever, and due to the political themes of the film, and their relationship in the comics, the theory that Doctor Doom was going to be presented even if it was in one of the post credits scenes have been quite recurrent. The main rumor we’ve been hearing was that he would be mentioned in a post-credits scene where Howard Stern calls Doom to comment on the tension between Wakanda and Talocan.
But will the villain appear in the Black Panther sequel?
Now what Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has already been presented to the media, Marvel creatives have had the opportunity to clarify those rumors about Doctor Doom. In an interview for Phase Zero, the producer of Marvel Studios, Nate Moore, answered if Doctor Doom was ever considered for the Black Panther sequel, and confessed that “it wasn’t”: “To be honest, it wasn’t, although I understand why. He is a great character and the world of Latveria is so fantastic and Ryan is such a fan. But once we decided that Namor was the antagonist, that was always going to be the focus.” However, Nate Moore wasn’t the only Marvel creative who was asked about this Victor von Doom rumour. Phase Zero also asked Black Panther: Wakanda Forever director Ryan Coogler about this question and got the same answer: “In this movie? No. I try not to read too much. But yeah, no.”
You can watch the Phase Zero interview below
In the comics, Victor von Doom is both a scientific genius and the ruler of the European nation of Latveria. Somehow, his genius and position parallels Shuri’s. And although the villain is best known for being the integral antagonist of the Fantastic Four, in the comics he has come to face Wakanda precisely because of the precious Vibranium.
But is there any chance of this actually happening?
As it is something that other media have already published and we cannot give any details or opinion of the film due to the embargo that we have signed and that does not lift until a day before the film’s premiere. We can confirm that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever It has a pretty sweet and emotional mid-credits scene. If there is one right at the end of the credits, it was not shown to us at the screening of the film, although everything indicates that it will be like that at its premiere and it will not feature it. So the words of Moore and Coogler are true and do not play the mistake. But everything can happen when it comes to a Marvel Studios movie. Although everything indicates that we will not see Doctor Doom, Ryan Coogler answered the question with “This movie?”, He may be confirming that he is very close to make their appearance in the MCU. Some recent rumors suggest that the role of the villain in the reboot of The Fantastic Four in the MCU it will be minimal and will only be featured in the “mid or post-credits scene” of the film. Considering the villain’s role in the Secret Wars comics, both in the ’80s and 2005 arcs, it’s clear that the character is more than ready to make an appearance, otherwise he’s going to be a disappointment. Huge. Is that the other movie Coogler was referring to? Or does he have plans of his own for the ruler of Latveria? What do you think?