The reference of ‘Bloodshot’ to an eighties film by Eddie Murphy

The film adaptation of the adventures of the superhero Bloodshot, created by Kevin VanHook, Don Perlin and Bob Layton in 1992 for Valiant Comics, has already been released in Spain, one of the first countries that has been able to place it on its billboard. The result of the efforts in the direction of the American Dave Wilson (Love, Death and Robots) is acceptable and entertaining in any case; and together with his co-writers, Jeff Wadlow (Memoirs of an International Assassin) and Eric Heisserer (Arrival), they have included a small reference to a film with comedian Eddie Murphy as the lead actor.

The second time that the great programmer Wilfred Wigans (Lamorne Morris) has a conversation with the soldier Ray Garrison (Vin Diesel) he does it from a distance, and when the latter immediately recognizes his voice and identifies him, the hacker, who does not shut his mouth nor under water, he replies ironically that no, that it is actually King Jaffe Joffer (James Earl Jones), father of Akeem, who is played by Eddie Murphy in The Prince of Zamunda, the well-known comedy that John Landis (Rogues at full speed) in 1988 according to a story by the actor himself.

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