Yahya Abdul-Mateen is considering playing Marvel’s Wonder Man

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is in talks to play Simon Williams, aka Wonder Man, in the upcoming Disney Plus series from Marvel Studios. With the next phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe coming our way, fans are eager to see what new superheroes and supervillains will be introduced.

According to a casting grid , Abdul-Mateen II is being considered for the role of Williams, a failed actor who later becomes the creator of the West Coast Avengers in the Marvel comics. Williams is also known for being a Hollywood stuntman who inherits a weapon factory from his family.

Abdul-Mateen II has already made a name for himself in the superhero genre, having played Manta/Black Manta in the DC Extended Universe’s Aquaman and its upcoming sequel, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. It will be interesting to see how he navigates his way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well.

There is a lot of potential for Marvel Studios to play around with Williams’ character and make him their own. With the talented Abdul-Mateen II potentially playing the role, fans are excited to see what updates will come for the Disney Plus series.

While a release date for Wonder Man has yet to be announced, fans can look forward to seeing Abdul-Mateen , hitting theaters on December 25, 2023. As always, stay tuned to 9to5marvel for further updates on all things superhero and Marvel.

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