The list of actors who would like to play Black Manta in Aquaman continues to grow. Michael Jai White is the latest actor to throw his hat into the ring for Manta.
A fan on Twitter wrote, “@MichaelJaiWhite for Black Manta.” White responded quickly saying, “I accept your nomination!” soon after fans started to flood White’s account with support for him playing the role.
I accept your nomination! https://t.co/pn4XAlCYHr
— Michael Jai White (@MichaelJaiWhite) August 11, 2016
White is known for his roles in The Dark Knight, Spawn, and the TV series Black Dynamite.
The King of Atlantis will face a familiar foe in his first standalone film. According to The Wrap, Aquaman’s long time enemy, Black Manta will rustle our heroes scales in 2018’s Aquaman. The news comes hot off of the reports that a Man Of Steel sequel is currently in active development.
Source: @MichaelJaiWhite Twitter