Power Rangers reboot actor Ludi Lin is joining Jason Momoa in the Aquaman movie, according to Deadline. Ludi Lin played the Black Ranger in Power Rangers, which opened to $40.5 million at the box office.
Lin will be playing the role of Murk in Aquaman. In DC Comics, Murk is the leader of the Men-Of-War, which is the front-line army of Atlantis. Murk is considered a trusted ally of Aquaman.
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Aquaman was first announced in 2014, along with the rest of Warner Bros. DC Extended Universe film slate. Aquaman will become the sixth movie in the DCEU, following Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman, and Justice League.
Game of Thrones breakout Jason Momoa will star as Arthur Curry, the half-human heir to the throne of the underwater realm of Atlantis. Amber Heard will play Aquaman’s Atlantean love, Mera. Patrick Wilson will play Aquaman’s brother, Prince Orm, also known as the supervillain Ocean Master. Nicole Kidman will play Aquaman’s mother, Queen Atlanna, and Temuera Morrison will play Aquaman’s father. Dolph Lundgren will play King Nereus of the rival kingdom of Xebel. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will play Aquaman’s archenemy, Black Manta.
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Momoa debuted as Aquaman in a brief appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. His first speaking role as Aquaman will come in Justice League.
Aquaman is scheduled to hit theaters December 21, 2018.