Actors Jani Zhao, Indya Moore and Vincent Regan have joined the cast of the upcoming ‘Aquaman’ sequel, directed by Jason Momoa.
Randall Park will reprise his role as Dr. Stephen Shin, a marine biologist obsessed with the search for the Lost City of Atlantis, in ” Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom ” from the Warner Bros / DC movie.
“ Aquaman, ” released in 2018, featured Momoa as Arthur Curry aka Aquaman, a half-Atlantean, half-human who sets out to rule the underwater kingdom of Atlantis and prevent his demise. brother, King Orm, to unite the Seven Underwater Kingdoms to destroy the surface world.
Besides Momoa, Patrick Wilson also returns as Orm, with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Amber Heard as Mera, and Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, plot details are being kept underwater, but the new additions may reveal some significance to the story.
Zhao, a Portuguese actress of Chinese origin, will play Stingray, a mysterious character specially created for the sequel.
‘Pose’ star Moore stars as longtime DC character Karshon. The character was originally a villain from Green Lantern who was originally a shark who, after being struck by radiation, gained intelligence and telepathic powers.
British comedian Regan stars as Atlan, the former ruler of Atlantis who sank the city into the sea. The character appeared briefly in the 2018 film “Aquaman” and was subsequently played by Graham McTavish . Regan is known for movies like ” 300 ” and ” Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance ”.
James Wan, who directed ‘Aquaman,’ returns to helm the long-awaited sequel. He is also producing the film with Peter Safran. David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick is also returning to write the script.
“ Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom ” is scheduled for release on December 16, 2022.
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