Watchmen: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II on Playing Doctor Manhattan #SciFiSunday
Pretty much *only* spoilers in this fun read from Vultre.
When Yahya Abdul-Mateen II joined Watchmen, he had no idea that he was actually going to be playing the most powerful being in the show’s universe. The actor, who’d previously played Black Manta in Aquaman, shot the pilot as Cal Abar, supportive husband to Regina King’s character, and then, further into shooting, creator Damon Lindelof pulled him aside and told him that Cal was actually Doctor Manhattan, the Watchmen universe’s most powerful being, a blue God in hiding in a human body.
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