Randall Park has joined the cast of DC Comics’ “Aquaman,” according to Director James Wan, who made the announced on Twitter today.
Park will be playing Dr. Stephen Shin
, a former friend of Arthur Curry (Aquaman), who helped him master his powers during his youth. However, he later tries to kill him after Curry refuses to reveal information about the location of Atlantis to him.
This is the second superhero movie Park is set to cast in. He will also play S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Jimmy Woo
in “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” which will be released this summer.
“Aquaman” is set for release in December 2018 and will star industry heavy hitters including Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe, and Nicole Kidman.