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Earlier than Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania hits theaters subsequent week, followers must be conscious that one other new effort from the Home of Concepts is arriving on the small display this Friday. Particularly, Marvel’s Moon Lady and Satan Dinosaur, a Disney animated collection based mostly on the underrated and unlikely titular duo. The mind behind the venture is none aside from Marvel veteran Laurence Fishburne, who has now revealed how he thinks his present compares to Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally.
Fishburne — who beforehand voiced the eponymous ally in Improbable 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer — opened as much as Good Morning America about why he thinks Moon Lady and Satan Dinosaur is such a particular collection that deserves your consideration. The Matrix icon highlighted the significance of its younger African-American heroine, Luna Lafayette (performed by Diamond White):
“You possibly can’t be what you may’t see, so Wakanda Eternally… all 5 of the leads are Black ladies. That is very a lot in that vein,” he famous, likening Luna to such well-liked characters as Shuri (Letitia Wright), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) from the MCU.
“The theme of our present is one lady could make a distinction.”
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As for Luna herself, Fishburne summed up the present’s premise on this handy-dandy soundbite that’s assured to make you wish to watch: “Our lead is an African-American 13-year-old lady who lives on the Decrease East Aspect together with her household and runs a curler rink, and he or she simply occurs to have a 50-foot T-Rex as a sidekick.”
Fishburne states that the collection has been within the works for 5 years, so that is clearly a ardour venture for him, which might be why he gave himself the juicy position of the present’s villain, none aside from The Beyonder, a personality who may simply go on to a serious participant within the MCU, too.
Marvel’s Moon Lady and Satan Dinosaur makes its Disney Channel premiere this Friday, Feb. 10 earlier than hitting Disney Plus on Wednesday, Feb. 15.