‘Get Down’ Actor To Play Black Manta In Aquaman Film

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is in early talks to play Aquaman’s arch-nemesis, Black Manta. The Hollywood Reporter is saying that Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who appeared in Netlfix’s The Get Down, is in […]

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is in early talks to play Aquaman’s arch-nemesis, Black Manta.

The Hollywood Reporter is saying that Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who appeared in Netlfix’s The Get Down, is in talks to play Black Manta in the upcoming Aquaman, to be directed by James Wan.

Black Manta is a notorious pirate and assassin. He is one of the most ruthless and feared supervillains on Earth, and Aquaman’s mortal enemy. He even killed Aquaman’s son, which caused a long standing grudge between himself and Aquaman.

You can read all about it at THR

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