Director James Wan took to Twitter on Thursday to announce that Park is joining Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Dolph Lundgren and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman.
The Rocky IV star will play King Nereus, the ruler of the aquatic kingdom of Xebel, who claims Mera as his own and has it in for Momoa’s Aquaman.
Sony’s Animated Spider-Man movie will do box office battle with WB’s Aquaman in December 2018 — for now.
The cast of DC’s Aquaman is starting to take shape and Temuera Morrison is the latest name to be thrown into the mix. The actor, who recently voiced the patriarch in Disney’s Moana, is in talks for another fatherly role in the James Wan-directed adaptation of the popular comic book character.
Oscar winner Nicole Kidman and The Get Down‘s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II are in early talks to join James Wan’s Aquaman as the titular hero’s mother Atlanna and the villainous Black Manta.
Fargo star Patrick Wilson has joined the cast of the upcoming Aquaman blockbuster to co-star alongside leading man Jason Momoa. According to reports, Wilson will play the evil Orm Marius aka Ocean Master in the James Wan-directed flick.
Gangster Squad scribe Will Beall has been brought back to rewrite Aquaman for director James Wan and producer Geoff Johns. Beall worked on a previous draft of the script for Warner Bros., with several writers having been brought in since, including Jeff Nichols, Kurt Johnstad, and David Leslie Johnson.
Coming into the public eye with the hit indie thriller “Saw” in 2004, Wan was able to turn a small budget film into a cultural phenomenon.
The “Conjuring” and “Furious 7” director is the frontrunner to direct the upcoming DC movie.
“Aquaman” will swim (yeah, we said it) into theatres in 2018.