American actor Michael Beach has been cast asJesse Kane in James Wan’s Aquaman, Beach will star alongside Jason Momoa as the title character, Amber Heard, Nicole Kidman, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Ludi Lin, Dolph Lundgren, Temuera Morrison and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.
Jesse Kane isn’t a canon character name from DC Comics, but Warner Bros. has described as being part of a group of high-seas hijackers who has a fateful interaction with Aquaman.
Though fans have speculated that he’ll be playing Black Manta (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) father, more so after seeing photo of them together through Twitter.
Grateful to the Indigenous Elders (and youth) for giving us their blessing to work on their land. 🇦🇺 WELCOME TO COUNTRY! 🇦🇺 RESPECT ✊🏿 pic.twitter.com/K4DLMPUVSc
— Yahya Abdul-Mateen 2 (@yahya) May 4, 2017