Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is switching from DC Comics adaptations to Marvel Comics adaptations

after playing Black Manta in Aquaman and Doctor Manhattan in Watchmen.

He will play Wonder Man, also known as Simon Williams, in the upcoming Wonder Man series on Disney+ from creator/producer Destin Daniel Cretton,

according to Deadline (of Shang-Chi fame)

Ben Kingsley, who will reprise his roles as Trevor Slattery,

the trained actor in Shang-Chi and Iron Man 3, is the other well-known cast member to join the programme.

Beyond that, we don't know much, although Wonder Man has a lengthy and peculiar comic book background.

He used to be an armaments trader like Tony Stark, but before joining the Avengers

he acquired energy-blast powers that caused his eyes to become red (and then the B-tier West Coast Avengers

No relation to Wonder Woman, as well.