AQUAMAN Casts Yahya Abdul-Mateen II & Eyes Nicole Kidman

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Aquaman has cast Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (The Get Down) in a major role and is in negotiations with Nicole Kidman.

Abdul-Mateen is set to play Black Manta an iconic adversary of Aquaman’s most recently seen on TV in Young Justice. Nicole Kidman is in talks to play Aquaman’s mother.

Aquaman will serve as the origin story for the character (played by Jason Momoa) who finds himself caught between the underwater and surface world as all out war over the damage to the seas threaten to breakout.

SOURCE: Variety.com