Aladdin star Mena Massoud is to play the DCEU’s Nightwing.
After his breakthrough efficiency in Disney’s live-action Aladdin remake, Mena Massoud is able to be part of the DC Prolonged Universe. Whereas he’s rumored to be showing as Ezra Bridger in a live-action Star Wars venture, Massoud has his eyes set on becoming a member of the DCEU as one in all Batman’s sidekicks.
In an interview with ScreenRant to advertise his upcoming animated movie Lamya’s Poem, Aladdin star Mena Massoud revealed how he’s hoping to tackle the position of Nightwing within the DCEU due to how distinctive and completely different the character is.
“I’ve been obsessive about Batman, however I believe Batman’s sort of… it’s been executed loads now and it’s been executed by some improbable actors. I don’t suppose I can high them in that method, however Nightwing simply has a extremely fascinating story [that] hasn’t been executed earlier than, he’s slightly bit youthful. So yeah, he’s a personality I’ve simply all the time been drawn to.”
Nightwing hasn’t appeared within the DCEU but and it’s unknown if there are plans for the Batman-associated character to pop up within the ever-expanding cinematic franchise. By the seems to be of it, Ben Affleck’s Batman is about to retire after The Flash, so it might be fascinating to see how the DCEU might craft a Nightwing story with out Batman. Now that the Aladdin actor has made it clear he needs to be Nightwing, possibly the heads at DC can conjure one thing up? At present, Nightwing is performed by Brenton Thwaites on the hit HBO Max collection Titans.
Right here is the official synopsis for Titans season three:
“Titans follows younger heroes from throughout the DC Universe as they arrive of age and discover the place they belong. In season three, circumstances draw our heroes to Gotham Metropolis, the place they are going to reunite with outdated associates and face new threats.”
Titans stars Brenton Thwaites as Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, Ryan Potter as Beast Boy, Minka Kelly as Dove, Alan Ritchson as Hawk, Joshua Orpin as Superboy, Chelsea Zhang as Rose, Curran Walters as Pink Hood, and Iain Glen as Bruce Wayne.
The third season of Titans is now streaming on HBO Max. Keep tuned for all the most recent information on the collection, Aladdin star Mena Massoud, and be sure you subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for extra authentic video content material.