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Randall Park, Jani Zhao & More Join Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

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After successfully playing Agent Jimmy Woo in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series, WandaVisionit seems like Randall Park ready to dive into another superhero universe that is Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. Yes, Park has reportedly signed on to reprise his role as Dr. Stephen Shin in the sequel film directed by James Wan the. Dr. character. Shin first appeared in his first film where the audience saw him rescuing Black Manta in the film’s mid-credits scene.

In addition to Randall Park, Warner Bros. also added three new cast members to the franchise: Indya Moore (Pose, Escape Room: Tournament of Champions), Vincent Regan (300, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance), and Jani Zhao (Jogo Duplo, The Sugar Captains). .

Moore will play a classic character named Karshon, who first appeared as the villain Green Lantern in 1963. In the comics, this character was originally an ordinary shark, which after being exposed to radiation, later acquired super abilities including intelligence and telepathy. Zhao is expected to play Stingray, a new character created just for the upcoming sequel film. Meanwhile, Regan will play Atlan, the ancient ruler of Atlantis who was first introduced in the first film during its flashback scene.

Jason Momoa’s new costume in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

As for the tone or aura for this sequel, Wan once said that he was inspired by the Italian horror film entitled Planet of the Vampires. He recently told Total Film, “Aquaman 2 is heavily inspired by Planet of the Vampires. You can get the boy out of the horror but you can never take the horror out of the boy.”

Apart from Jason Momoa, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom also reprises Amber Heard as Mera, Patrick Wilson as Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, and Temuera Morrison as Arthur’s father, Thomas Curry. Star Game of Thrones and Ghost in the ShellPilou Asbæk is rumored to be playing the main villain in the film.

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is scheduled to be released on December 16, 2022 and filming is now underway in London.

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