The cast for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom develops in the wake of finding actors to play Karshon, King Atlan, and others, as well as the confirmation that Randall Park is returning. Improvement on the continuation has been in progress since the time Aquaman surpassed all expectations and made more than $1 billion around the world. James Wan returns to guide Aquaman 2 subsequent to finding time to make Malignant, and the spin-off will continue Jason Momoa’s time in the DC Extended Universe as Arthur Curry.
The most recent update on Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom brings news of three new additions to the troupe and the return of another natural face. The new additions, according to THR, are Jani Zhao (Sul), Indya Moore (Escape Room: Tournament of Champions), and Vincent Regan (Snow White and the Hunstman). Zhao plays Stingray, a new character made for Aquaman 2, while Moore will portray Karshon, and Regan assumes control over the role of King Atlan. The report likewise expresses that Randall Park is returning as Dr. Stephen Shin after momentarily appearing in Aquaman.
Every one of these new characters for Aquaman 2 could play intriguing roles in the continuation. Stingray is the toughest to put, given she is an original creation for the movie, yet it is conceivable she’s lined up with Black Manta or the baffling villain Game of Thrones’ Pilou Asbæk is set to play. The addition of Moore as Karshon is likewise fascinating considering Karshon originated as a Green Lantern villain in the funnies. Karshon is a shark who gained intelligence and clairvoyance on account of radiation, and the character could show up in Aquaman 2 as a feature of the quest for the Lost Kingdom. In the mean time, King Atlan showed up in Aquaman with Graham McTavish portraying him. The decision to recast him with Regan could point to King Atlan having a greater role in the spin-off, conceivably through flashbacks to show what happened to the Lost Kingdom beforehand.
It isn’t appallingly surprising that Park is returning as Dr. Stephen Shin in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom either. His character was last seen working with Black Manta and hoping to find Atlantis by teaming up. Dark Manta’s return in the continuation consistently showed up appear to be likely. What isn’t clear is the manner by which large of a role Shin will play in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, however more information on his role and that of the new characters should come soon, since their involvement has been uncovered.