Did Black Widow introduce the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s very first official mutant? Properly, it relies upon solely on who you ask. Marvel Studios are maintaining quiet on the matter, so it could simply be a case of a short wink and a nod in the direction of the character in query, though we all know the X-Males are getting rebooted finally.
On the opposite facet of the coin, actor Daniel Richters has already been touting his landmark inclusion within the current field workplace smash hit as giving him the distinctive distinction of being the primary determine possessing the X-gene to be straight acknowledged in canon.
Throughout Black Widow‘s jail scenes, David Harbour’s Crimson Guardian arm wrestles a person named Ursa, which is hardly an earth-shattering second within the grand scheme of issues. Nevertheless, followers will know Ursa Main as a mutant with the powers to show right into a grizzly bear that teamed up with Crimson Guardian and Crimson Dynamo, who also got a not in the film, as a part of Russian tremendous squad The Winter Guard.
It’s solely up within the air for now, then, however as you may see from the reactions beneath, the response to Richters’ daring proclamation is poised to generate loads of dialogue and debate among the many MCU devoted.
It will definitely be a low key introduction for mutants into the MCU if it got here by way of somebody who will get mere seconds of screentime in a standalone prequel, or it could be the long-running superhero sequence laying the groundwork for a lot greater issues to come back sooner or later. Perhaps at some point we’ll look again at Black Widow‘s Ursa as the person who modified the whole lot, or then once more, perhaps not.