Marvel Studios is developing a brand new series for Disney+ that will introduce “Wonder Man”, which follows Simons Williams, who in the comics is a scion of a wealthy industrialist, his company losing out to Tony Stark’s Stark Industries. Williams goes to work for the villain Baron Zemo who gives him ionic talents, that being extreme strength. Wonder Man ultimately switches to being a hero and teams up with the Avengers. With Baron Zemo being a major part of Wonder Man’s origin, its expected that Daniel Brühl will also return to the character that he has played in “Captain America: Civil War” and returned in the Disney+ series, “The Falcon And The Winter Soldier”.
Yahya Adbul-Mateen II has been linked to playing the title character in the series, which is due to begin filming in April. Ben Kingsley will also be returning as Trevor Slattery in the upcoming series. Also set to star in the series is going to be Lauren Glazier.
According to TVLine and Daniel RPK, Demetrius Grosse, has joined the cast of the new Disney+ series and will be playing the role of Eric Williams, who is the brother of Simon Williams aka Wonder Man. In the comic books, Eric Williams eventually becomes a supervillain called Grim Reaper.
Demetrius Grosse has previously starred in “Fear Of The Walking Dead”, “Swagger”, “Banshee”, “Justified”, and “The Brave”.
The new series is going to be directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, who previously directed, “Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings”, and he will also be directing the upcoming “Avengers: Kang Dynasty” film. Also directing the new series will be Stella Meghie, she has previously directed “The Photograph”, along with episodes of “Grown-ish”, and “First Wives Club”. Tara Duncan, Kevin Feige and Asher Goldstein are also listed as producers on the new Disney+ show, which is being written by Madeline Walter, Paul Bradford Welsh and Andrew Guest.
Marvel hasn’t officially confirmed a “Wonder Man” series is in development for Disney+.
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