Uli Latukefu Cast in ‘Black Adam’


Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam has found another cast member. Uli Latukefu, currently starring as The Rock’s collegiate athlete self on Young Rock, has been tapped for an unnamed role. Deadline exclusively reported the news.

Young Rock follows Johnson through the defining times of his life that catapulted him to the household name that he is today. The season 1 finale airs May 4 on NBC. Other projects on Latukefu’s current slate include the film Black Site where he stars opposite Michelle Monaghan, Jason Clarke, and Jai Courtney in June Again. He can also be seen in Taika Waititi’s upcoming Next Goal Wins with Michael Fassbender and Elisabeth Moss.

He joins a star-studded cast that includes Johnson as Black Adam, Pierce Brosnan as Dr. Fate, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, and Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone.

Haley joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2019 as a Writer and Editor. Her main fandoms include Criminal Minds, Wrestling, and The Walking Dead. You can find her on Twitter @haleyanne_.

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