Abdul-Mateen II Is The MCU’s Wonder Man


Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Black Manta in DC’s ‘Aquaman’ films, is in talks to headline Marvel Studios’ Disney+ series ‘Wonder Man’. The show will be executive produced, and possible directed, by Destin Daniel Cretton (‘Shang Chi’). Andrew Guest (‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and ‘Community’) is head writer.

Wonder Man is one of Marvel’s oldest characters, having debuted in 1964 in ‘Avengers’ #9 but can to prominence in the 80s as a founding member of the West Coast Avengers.

Ben Kingsley will be reprising his ‘Iron Man 3’ and ‘Shang-Chi’ role of struggling actor Trevor Slattery in the series.

No release date has been set.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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