‘The Get Down’ Star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Joins ‘Aquaman’ Cast As Black Manta

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has joined the cast of Warner Bros. forthcoming Aquaman flick!

The actor, who starred as Cadillac in the Netflix hit music series, “The Get Down,” will play the role of villian Black Manta.

Aquaman stars Jason Mamoa as the title character and Amber Heard as Mera. Nicole Kidman is reportedly in talks to join the cast.

The film is slated to swim into theaters on October 5, 2018.