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Magnum: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II to Play New Marvel Hero in Series

After the various speculations of the last few weeks, the Marvel Finally Confirmed That Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Will Star in the Series Wonder Man (Magnum, in Portuguese) on Disney+. Plot details have not yet been revealed, but it is known that Mateen II will be Simon Williams, the civilian identity of the hero that gives the series its name.

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A curiosity is that the actor was previously seen in Aquaman and watchmen, playing Black Manta and Doctor Manhattan/Cal Abar, respectively. Both productions are from DC.

Your role in watchmeneven earned him his first Emmy in 2020. The character Black Manta will be seen again in the sequel to Aquamanscheduled for the end of 2023.

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II was also known for The Legend of Candyman, Ambulance, Matrix Resurrections, Us and the show king.

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Andrew Guest, known for famous comedy series such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine ‎‎and‎‎ Communitywrites the script, while ‎Destin Daniel Cretton‎‎ (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) should produce and direct the episodes.

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Wonder Man It doesn’t yet have a release date for Disney+.

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