One of the next additions to the Marvel Studios Cinematic Universe will greatly impact fans who don’t know her from the comics.
Joe Casey and Nick Dragotta they created America Chavez for the comic villain’s revenge of 2011. Now, it will be in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnessthe first film to be released in 2022 from the Marvel Studios Cinematic Universe.
Now, Joe Casey He has been proud that his character is in the film and has commented that being an LGBT Latin American superhero reflects the diversity of today, citing similar characters such as kamala khan and Miles Morales.
“Certainly, this is not exclusive to América Chávez. But I’ve always thought that our superhero fiction should, in very fundamental ways, reflect our own reality. Unlike the Marvel Universe originally seen in the comics of the early 1960s, our current reality is multi-cultural. Thus, the more recently created Marvel characters, such as America Chavez, Miles Morales, and Kamala Khan, not only reflect the world of 2022, but seem to have been connected to a section of the fandom that, in one way or another, identifies with the world of 2022. strongly with them.
“With America Chavez in particular, there has been an emotional attachment that seems to have transcended the comics. I’m excited to see if the Marvel Studios audience makes that kind of connection on film when they see her in the Doctor Strange sequel.”
Joe Casey compares America Chavez to Muhammad Ali.
“When I created her, I gave her a fierce individuality and a healthy self-confidence. She wasn’t going to take shit from anyone and she was powerful enough not to have to. Personally, she was modeling her after the Muhammad Ali of the Marvel Universe. To the extent that Ali was a heroic figure for reasons that went far beyond her boxing career.”
the character of America Chavez will be played by Xochitl Gomez in the movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness which will be released on May 6, 2022. The rest of the installments of Marvel Studios are available in the Disney Plus streaming platform.