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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is stepping out with his biggest film yet as the villainous Black Manta in Aquaman.
For the 32-year-old New Orleans actor, whose credits also include Dwayne Johnson’s Baywatch, Netflix’s The Get Down and Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman, a key to finding his footing in Hollywood goes back to a community of black actors he met while studying at Yale. That roster of rising stars includes Black Panther actor Winston Duke, who helped Mateen move into his Yale apartment.
From The Hollywood Reporter: