Pop Culture Headlines—Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is Wonder Man

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Cast as Wonder Man

According to Deadline, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (DC ComicsAquaman, The Matrix) has been cast in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He’s set to play the titular character in the upcoming Disney+ series Wonder ManShang-Chi director Destin Daniel Cretton is still set to direct and executive produce the project. There is no further news about Wonder Man at this time.

Cristin Milioti Joins The Batman Spinoff

DC Comics and HBO Max have cast Cristin Milioti for their upcoming series spinoff of The Batman that focuses on The Penguin. Milioti is set to play Sofia Falcone, the daughter of Gotham mob boss Carmine Falcone, who was killed in The Batman. There is no further news about The Penguin series at this time.

Joe Locke Joins WandaVision Spinoff

According to Variety, Joe Locke is set to join Marvel‘s WandaVision spinoff, Agatha: Coven of Chaos. Locke is known for playing Charlie Spring in Heartstopper. There is no further news about Agatha: Coven of Chaos at this time.

Friday the 13th Prequel Series Crystal Lake

Peacock is set to make a Friday the 13th prequel series titled Crystal Lake. Bryan Fuller, known for working on HannibalPushing DaisiesAmerican Gods, and Star Trek: Discovery, is set to be the showrunner and executive producer. There is no further news about Crystal Lake at this time.

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