Aquaman's Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Puts His Hat in the Ring to Play Booker T in Hulk Hogan Movie

PEOPLE.com | 2/21/2019 | Staff
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Thor vs. Black Manta — can you dig it?

It seems like the Aquaman star, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, has his eyes on a new role – suggesting that he play Booker T. in the new biopic about WWE legend Hulk Hogan.

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After hearing that Chris Hemsworth was set to play Hogan in the new film directed by Todd Philips (The Hangover), Abdul-Mateen II took to Twitter asking, “I’m playing Booker T?? Right??”

RELATED: Jason Momoa’s Aquaman Is One of the Biggest Movies Ever with $1.13 Billion — and Counting!

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As Black Manta in Aquaman, Abdul-Mateen II played an infamously ruthless villain.

“I knew that this was a guy that people love and people relate to for whatever reasons,” Abdul-Mateen II told Comicbook.“They know that he’s a bada– character. They know about his anger, about the destruction.”

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