HBO Max has found its Wonder Twins, as Riverdaleis KJ Apa and 1883Isabel May has been cast in the lead roles for the upcoming live-action comedy film.
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According to a report from Deadline, Apa will play Zan, and May will play Jayna, the two characters better known as The Wonder Twins, a pair of cosmic superheroes who have the ability to take different forms when they come together.
It’s unclear about the exact plot of the upcoming comedy, but it will be directed by Adam Sztykiel, who will make his directorial debut after working on the upcoming DC film. black adam as a writer. Production is expected to begin on the film this summer.
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Originally debuting in the animated television series The All New Super Friends Hour in 1977, the Wonder Twins quickly became a fan-favorite duo and would get their own appearances in other comics, including great friends, World’s Best Super Friendsand Super Friends: The Legendary Superpowers Show. The pair of twins are from an ancient race of alien shapeshifters and can activate their powers by touching hands and saying the phrase “Wonder Twin powers, activate!”
Typically, Jayna is able to transform into any animal, while Zan has the ability to become a variety of things, but was originally designed with the power to transform into water at any time. what state (solid, liquid or gaseous). It remains to be seen how DC and HBO will handle a live-action version of the pair, however.