DC has discovered its live-action Wonder Twins. Warner Bros. has tapped KJ Apa and Isabel May for its HBO Max movie, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Adam Sztykiel, who labored on the script to Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming Black Adam, is writing and directing Wonder Twins. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill are producing.
In DC lore, The Wonder Twins are a pair of alien siblings named Zan and Jayna launched in Hanna-Barbera’s Seventies The All-New Super Friends Hour, the place they had been the younger companions to older heroes resembling Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. They then made their option to the Super Friends comedian guide, and finally had been included into DC’s bigger universe. They are recognized for his or her catchphrase: “Wonder Twin power, activate!” with Jayna having the ability to remodel into animals and Zan turning into water. In the age of the Internet, they’ve been the butt of quite a few memes and jokes.
Warner Bros. lately launched The Batman, and subsequent up on the DC entrance has the animated DC League of Super-Pets due out July 19, adopted by Black Adam (Oct. 21) and Shazam! Fury of the Gods (Dec. 16).
Apa rose to stardom due to The CW’s Riverdale enjoying comedian guide character Archie Andrews and in addition led the Michael Bay-produced pandemic thriller Songbird in 2020. May is thought for the breakout work within the Yellowstone prequel 1883 enjoying Elsa Dutton.
Apa is repped by UTA, Matt Luber and Jackoway Austen. May is repped by Coronel Group and Felker Toczek.