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Dwayne Johnson Welcomes Black Manta To The DCEU

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:57

Joining Dwayne Johnson in the DCEU is Yahya Abdul-Mateen II who has been cast as Black Manta for James Wan's Aquaman movie.

Back in February saw Dwayne Johnson, who will play Black Adam, welcome Yahya Abdul-Mateen II to the DCEU, and now Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is able to confirm Black Manta for Aquaman and pass along a thanks to The Rock.  

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has also been posting pics of himself on social media as he gets into shape for the role (see below).

It was also recently learned Dwayne Johnson will be starring in a solo Black Adam movie prior to the standalone Shazam flick.

Aquaman films next month in Australia for its December 21, 2018 release and stars Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm the Ocean Master, with Temuera Morrison as Aquaman's father, Thomas Curry, Nicole Kidman is playing the mother to Aquaman, Queen Atlanna, and Dolph Ludgren is King Nereus. 



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