Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who played Black Manta in the The Hollywood Reporter.franchise and Doctor Manhattan in the , is in talks to star in the upcoming Wonder Man series heading to , according to an article Monday in
The Disney Plus series reportedly will be led by Destin Daniel Cretton, director of, and Andrew Guest, who was a writer-producer for Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Community. No other details about the show have been revealed.
Disney didn’t immediately respond to a request for confirmation.
Wonder Man first appeared in Marvel comics in Avengers No. 9 in 1964 as a villain but eventually became a long-time member of the superhero group His primary powers are super strength and invulnerability, but Wonder Man is best known for being a Hollywood stuntman and then actor during his comic run.
Last week, news of abecame public. The two characters have a history with each other in the comics. In Avengers No. 58, it was revealed that Vision’s memories and brain wave patterns were a copy of Wonder Man, who was supposedly dead at the time. Both heroes also had feelings for the Scarlet Witch in their comic history.
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