Sony announced a new Spider-Man spin-off film ‘El Muerto‘ starring Latin rapper and Grammy winner Bad Bunny (Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio) to portray the Spider-Man character El Muerto. The film will hit theaters on Jan. 12, 2024. The announcement was made by Sony Motion Pictures Group president Sanford Panitch at CinemaCon 2022 in Las Vegas.
According to Marvel Database, El Muerto is Known as Juan-Carlos Estrada Sanchez, El Muerto is a wrestler whose powers are handed down by ancestry in the form of a mask. A wrestling match, in which el Muerto would fight Spider-Man. Jonah organized the match, hoping that el Muerto would defeat and unmask Spider-Man. El Muerto and Spider-Man both attended the match, and Spider-Man was confident he would easily defeat el Muerto. The tide turned, and el Muerto nearly unmasked Spider-Man. Reflexively, Spider-Man stabbed el Muerto with his stingers, injecting him with a paralyzing poison.
Spider-Man rescued el Muerto in the hospital when el Dorado came to claim his life. El Muerto came to and aided Spider-Man in defeating el Dorado. El Dorado still managed to escape before they managed to defeat him.
Sony currently expanding their Spider-Man characters universe with spin-off films. upcoming live-action films are Dakota Johnson’s Madame Web and Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Kraven the Hunter, which is set to release next year.