Damian Priest Was Asked To Read For Big Black Panther Wakanda Forever Role

WWE likes to fancy their Superstars as superheroes, but one could have been a supervillian.

The likes of The Rock and Batista have been in huge superhero movies such as Black Adam and Guardians of the Galaxy, but Fightful Select has learned that Damian Priest could have been in a role as well.

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Priest, real name Luis Martinez, doesn't have any acting credits that we were able to see outside of pro wrestling, but was asked to read for a significant role in Black Panther Wakanda Forever. Sources familiar with the situation say that Damian Priest was asked to read for the role of Namor, one of the most heavily featured roles in the film, or one of the other members of Talokan. We haven't heard if the read actually took placed, but an inquiry was made. Obviously, Priest didn't end up as a part of the film.

We'll work to find out more.

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