Yahya Abdul-Mateen II confirms Black Manta’s return for Jason Momoa’s ‘Aquaman 2’. While talking about his role on HBO’s Watchmen, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II affirmed that Black Manta will return in Jason Momoa’s Aquaman 2, disclosing that he’s eager to return to the character on the big screen once more.
Fans will recall that Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s Black Manta has a grudge against Jason Momoa’s Aquaman after the DC Comics legend let his dad die on the submarine toward the start of the film. It appears like Black Manta will focus on retribution in Jason Momoa’s Aquaman 2.
When addressing Entertainment Weekly, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II uncovered that he’ll return as Black Manta for Aquaman 2 and can hardly wait to mess up Jason Momoa’s Arthur Curry again. The Aquaman star likewise clarified that he truly needs to explore Black Manta’s character after Arthur Curry crushed him in the first movie.
In the film’s post-credits scene, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s Black Manta was saved by Dr. Stephen Shin (Randall Park), who consented to enable the miscreant to get his retribution on Jason Momoa’s Aquaman. Look into what Yahya Abdul-Mateen II said about Black Manta in Aquaman 2 underneath.
“We have a date of December 2022. Hopefully, that will hold. Black Manta will be back — I feel confident in saying that. I’m excited to step into that world again and cause some more trouble. I really want to add more personality and more character to David Cane and flesh him out in Aquaman 2 and give him more of a journey.”