Yahya Abdul-Mateen In Talks To Play ‘Aquaman’ Villain Black Manta

Jan 31, 2017

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The Hollywood Reporter has learned that The Get Down’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen is now in early talks for the role of DC supervillain and treasure hunter Black Manta in James Wan’s Aquaman movie.

Yahya would be joining co-stars Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, and Willem Dafoe as production is set to begin on the Gold Coast of Australia starting this May.

Apparently, he was also a candidate for the role of Lando Calrissian in Han Solo: A Story War Story before Donald Glover landed the part.

We’ll have to wait and see how Black Manta factors into the film.

SOURCE: THR

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