Yahya Abdul-Mateen Confirms Black Manta Role In ‘Aquaman’

After months of silence, Yahya Abdul-Mateen has finally confirmed that he’ll be portraying Black Manta in Aquaman.

On February 3, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tweeted a congratulations message to Abdul-Mateen.

Finally, on April 19, the actor responded.


Aquaman stars Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Defoe, and Patrick Wilson. James Wan, who previously helmed The Conjuring, is the director.

Are you excited to see Black Manta in Aquaman? Drop your thoughts in the comments below!

The film is slated for a theatrical release on December 21, 2018.

Aric Sweeny
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