Aquaman 2: Black Manta Actor Promises a Even Better Sequel

Aquaman 2: Black Manta Actor Promises a Even Better Sequel

In the first Aquaman movie, we saw the emergence of the Black Manta villain, and now actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has talked about what to expect from the sequel.

King Orm, the Ocean Master, seems to have been defeated once and for all. So, in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, Black Manta will most likely feature much more prominently, although it is unknown if he will be the main antagonist. 

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Abdul-Mateen revealed Aquaman 2‘s script is even better than the first one and also talked about his character in the sequel.

“I think the script is better than it was in the first one. It gives the actors a lot of good storytelling moments.

In Aquaman, we just got a small introduction to Black Manta and to some of his motivations. In this one, I get to exercise and breathe a little bit more. I’m showing some different colors with this one.” he said.

Black Manta is one of Aquaman’s greatest enemies in the comics, and many fans of the hero expected more from him in the first movie. Apparently, the character will have much more importance in the second one.

For now, he doesn’t give details about the story. Still, the film will continue for sure to expand the relationship between Arthur (Jason Momoa) and Mera (Amber Heard) as they venture into new dangers across the seven seas and the firm land.

The sequel is scheduled to premiere in December 2022.

Released in 2018, Aquaman made $1.148 billion worldwide, making it one of DC’s biggest financial successes in partnership with Warner Bros.

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