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Posted by inferiorego (25669 posts) - - Show Bio

Ludi Lin, who played the Black Ranger in the recent Power Rangers movie, has been cast in DC's 2018 superhero film Aquaman.

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According to Deadline, Lin will play Murk, the Commander of the Atlantian Royal Guard and leader of the Men-Of-War, the frontline army for Atlantis. He joins Jason Mamoa, who plays the titular role, which will be directed by James Wan (The Conjuring).

Murk is a relatively new character who first appeared in 2013 in Aquaman #17. He wascreated by Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier. While Murk is extremely loyal to Atlantis and its people, there have been numerous occasions where this complex character is untrusting and questions the loyalty of Aquaman and Aquaman's wife Mera.

Lin joins Dolph Lungren, who plays King Nereus, along with The Get Down star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who plays Aquaman's arch-nemesis Black Manta. Although it was originally slated for an October 2018 release, Aquaman has been pushed back and will now come out on December 21, 2018.

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#1 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (8038 posts) - - Show Bio

Murk my boy!

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#2 Posted by Ouroborik (2995 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not quite sure why did Murk become such a popular character but I'm hoping this casting choice works out for the best

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#3 Posted by grazeanatomy (7 posts) - - Show Bio

Atlantian or Atlantean?

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#4 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (17398 posts) - - Show Bio

hes too smaaaaaaallllllllllll waaaaaaaaahhhhhnh

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#5 Posted by StormShadow_X (12428 posts) - - Show Bio

hmm could be itneresting

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#6 Posted by stormphoenix (6870 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes!!

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#7 Posted by All-Father (1633 posts) - - Show Bio

Patrick Wilson

Dolph Lundgren

Amber Heard

Ludi Lin

Jason momoa

James Wan knows what he's doing.

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#8 Posted by NightFang3 (12313 posts) - - Show Bio

He should've been casted as Garth.

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#9 Posted by rocketraccoonthingy (8996 posts) - - Show Bio

Yay Asians.

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#13 Posted by rocketraccoonthingy (8996 posts) - - Show Bio

@vinomonster: Filipinos sound like Mexicans more than anyone else in the world. S'okay.

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#14 Posted by vinomonster (5432 posts) - - Show Bio
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#15 Posted by capernicous2 (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Shouldn't he be bigger and taller?

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#16 Posted by The Stegman (38292 posts) - - Show Bio

I can dig it.

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#20 Posted by Bio Guyver (6973 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool. I like the actor.

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#22 Posted by Farkam (9702 posts) - - Show Bio

wut

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#23 Posted by scott_summers52 (1148 posts) - - Show Bio

Could it be... the return of the Comic Vine news section?!

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#24 Posted by The Stegman (38292 posts) - - Show Bio

@eto: I didn't even mean to make that reference, but I'm glad I did.

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#25 Posted by LiamDaniels (130 posts) - - Show Bio

Personally, I would have gotten Isaiah Mustafa to play Manta. But that's just me.

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#26 Posted by King_Nomarch (1799 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he would be better as Garth.

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#27 Posted by homicidal-droid (170 posts) - - Show Bio

He looks nothing like Murk.

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#28 Edited by King_Krown (516 posts) - - Show Bio

He looks nothing like Murk.

Few of DC's supporting castings actually look like their comic counter-part.

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#29 Posted by Tomkatie (209 posts) - - Show Bio

He should've been casted as Garth.

I almost think he is Garth, and Wan or WB wants to keep it under wraps for some reason. He'd be a perfect Garth and is a bit small for Murk.

Think he'll nail it either way, I fully trust James Wan with this!

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#30 Posted by The Impersonator (8244 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't wait to see Aquaman in Justice League movie.

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#31 Posted by bobthened (685 posts) - - Show Bio

isn't he a bit too young?

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#32 Posted by TheArchon (827 posts) - - Show Bio

The cast of this movie is amazing... Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Dolph Lungren, etc...

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#35 Posted by mrmonster (4234 posts) - - Show Bio

Haven't seen any of her movies, so I'll trust the casting execs at DC until Aquaman comes out.

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#36 Posted by Footix_A (37 posts) - - Show Bio

@bobthened: Yeah I thought the same thing, he's so small too.

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#38 Posted by seastone98 (2566 posts) - - Show Bio

Who?

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#40 Posted by The_Titan_Lord (8416 posts) - - Show Bio

Good marketing strategy.