Marvel’s Wonder Man show lands DC star as its lead – and he’s a great fit

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Marvel has reportedly signed up Yahya Abdul-Mateen II to lead its Wonder Man TV series.

According to Deadline (opens in new tab), Abdul-Mateen II has swapped DC for Marvel, with the Aquaman and Watchmen star landing the top job for the forthcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Disney Plus show.

Curiously, Abdul-Mateen II’s Marvel hiring is the second trade between the two comic book supergiants, with MCU director James Gunn hired as co-head of DC Studios in late October. However, while Gunn has worked for Marvel and DC in recent years – he helms Marvel’s Guardians of …

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