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AQUAMAN (2018): Ludi Lin Cast In DC Film

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Ludi Lin To Play Supporting Role In Warner Bros’ Aquaman

Power Rangers actor Ludi Lin joins the cast of Warner Bros.’ upcoming film version of Aquaman as the character Murk.

A supporting character created in part by veteran comic writer and current DC Extended Universe chief Geoff Johns, Murk serves as the commander of the Men-of-War, the warriors who serve as Atlantis’ first line of defense. They, of course, answer to Aquaman, who is not only the ruler of the undersea kingdom but also a hero who works – sometimes reluctantly – with others like Batman and Superman to keep the world safe from any potential threats.

A relative newcomer, Lin appeared primarily in short films before landing an appearance in an episode of Netflix’s Marco Polo. Since then, he has gone on to appear in the Chinese action film Monster Hunt as well as the aforementioned Power Rangers.

Per Superherohype, the source of this story:

Jason Momoa stars in the title role, returning to the character he plays in this fall’s Justice League. The film also stars Amber Heard (Justice League, Magic Mike XXL) as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe (Platoon, Spider-Man 2) as Vulko; Temuera Morrison (Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones, Green Lantern) as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren (The Expendables films) as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (upcoming Baywatch, Netflix’s The Get Down) as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring films, Watchmen) as Orm/Ocean Master; and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours, Lion) as Atlanna.

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