Pop star Unhealthy Bunny takes lead in Sony Marvel film El Muerto

Unhealthy Bunny, the world’s hottest musician on Spotify for the previous two years, will play the lead in a brand new film for Sony’s Marvel universe.

The 28-year-old Puerto Rican vocalist, actual identify Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, will star in El Muerto, whose titular character is a wrester with a superpowered masks.

“To carry El Muerto to life is simply unimaginable … so thrilling,” Unhealthy Bunny advised an viewers at business occasion CinemaCon. The movie is scheduled for launch in 2024.

Alongside his vastly profitable music profession, Unhealthy Bunny has appeared as a wrestler at huge WWE occasions, resembling WrestleMania 37 in 2021 and Royal Rumble earlier this 12 months.

This week, he introduced the title of his subsequent album, Un Verano Sin Ti, although a launch date has not been set. It would observe the three full-length information he launched in 2020: YHLQMDLG, Las Que No Iban a Salir and El Último Tour del Mundo, whose recognition – notably within the Americas – made him probably the most streamed artist on Spotify in 2020 and 2021.

El Muerto will proceed a burgeoning performing profession for Unhealthy Bunny, who additionally seems within the forthcoming Japan-set thriller Bullet Prepare, starring Brad Pitt within the lead.

El Muerto additionally continues to broaden the Spider-Man universe of characters shepherded by Sony Pictures alongside the core Marvel steady. After two films with the character Venom and the latest critically panned Morbius, there are to be two extra Sony-Marvel movies earlier than El Muerto: Kraven the Hunter, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Madame Internet, starring Dakota Johnson.

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