Aquaman star Yahya Abdul Mateen II has joined the cast of Netflix’s All Day and a Night.
The cast, which is toplined by Westworld ‘s Jeffrey Wright and The Equalizer 2‘s Ashton Sanders, has also added The Handmaid’s Tale Emmy nominee Kelly Jenrette, Regina Taylor, Isaiah John, Shakira Ja-nai-Paye and Andrea Lynn Ellsworth.
All Day and a Night marks the directorial debut of Black Panther co-writer Joe Robert Cole. The film, told in three parallel stories, will focus on a young incarcerated man who thinks back to his time before his arrest and his childhood in order to find a way to move forward in his life.
Jonathan Monepare will act as executive producer. Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson are also on as producers through their company, Color Force, along with Jared Ian Goldman.
THR first reported the news.