Who is Xochitl Gomez? She starred as America Chavez and was targeted by trolls for her creative decision. Gomez, 14, is a relative newcomer to the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). She plays the role of Chavez in Doctor Strange 2. Not only is she said to be playing a gay character, but she’s also the first Latino LGBTQ+ character to star in the long-running series.
The America Chavez character is being developed by Joe Casey and Nick Dragotta. She is a superhero in Marvel Comics. She believes she was raised by two mothers in the Utopian Parallel, a world that exists outside of time and in the presence of the Demiurge.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a sequel film that was developed by combining aspects of Loki, WandaVision, What if…? and Spider-Man: Homecoming. In the sequel, Doctor Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, opens up a multiverse and leads to the arrival of people to fight.
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Who is Xochitl Gomez?
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, companion actor Benedict Wong talks about Gomez and his character. He says, “For someone so young to join the NCU at 14, all credit goes to Xochitl. Like anyone, there was kind of a bunny in the headlights at first, but she grew into this amazing character that everyone is going to see.
In addition to making headlines for strange doctorGomez is known for her role as Dawn Schafer in The Babysitters Clubis Season 1 on Netflix. She was born in Los Angeles, California. She started performing in local musicals when she was five years old. In the past, she was part of Gentefied, Raven’s home and you are the worst.
In the past, she participated in the Black Lives Matter movement as well as the Women’s March in 2017. In 2020, she won the Young Artist Award as Supporting Teen Artist for shadow wolves. According to a fandom pageshe shares her birthday with Michelle Pfeiffer and Katherine Langford.
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