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KJ Apa and Isabel May sign on for HBO Max live action DC comedy The Wonder Twins

KJ Apa and Isabel May sign on for HBO Max live action DC comedy The Wonder Twins 2

Riverdale star KJ Apa and 1883 actress Isabel May sign on for HBO Max live action DC comedy The Wonder Twins

Riverdale star KJ Apa signed on to star in the HBO Max live action DC comedy The Wonder Twins with 1883 actress Isabel May playing his sister.

Apa will play the character Zan, and May is set to portray his sibling Jayna, according to Deadline. 

The plotline has remained under wraps thus far, but Jayna is known for being able to transform into an animal while Zan has shapeshifting abilities.

Comic kids: Riverdale star KJ Apa (seen in 2019) signed on to star in the HBO Max live action DC comedy The Wonder Twins with 1883 actress Isabel May playing his sister

Comic kids: Riverdale star KJ Apa signed on to star in the HBO Max live action DC comedy The Wonder Twins with 1883 actress Isabel May playing his sister (seen in 2022)

Comic kids: Riverdale star KJ Apa (left; in 2019) signed on to star in the HBO Max live action DC comedy The Wonder Twins with 1883 actress Isabel May playing his sister (right; seen in 2022)

Adam Sztykiel will make his directorial debut with a script he wrote after signing on to the Warner Bros. project in February. 

Production is reportedly set to begin this summer in Atlanta, Georgia with Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey’s Temple Hill producing. 

Zan and Jayna first made their debuts in Hanna-Barbera’s The All-New Super Friends Hour, followed by The World’s Greatest Super Friends, Super Friends and Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show.   

Powerful pair: Zan and Jayna first made their debuts in Hanna-Barbera's The All-New Super Friends Hour, followed by The World¿s Greatest Super Friends, Super Friends and Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show

Powerful pair: Zan and Jayna first made their debuts in Hanna-Barbera’s The All-New Super Friends Hour, followed by The World’s Greatest Super Friends, Super Friends and Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show

Big time: KJ is known for playing Archie on the hit CW/WBTV series Riverdale, and recently became a father with the birth of his first child with girlfriend Clara Berry, a son named Sasha Vai Keneti Apa; seen in 2022

Big time: KJ is known for playing Archie on the hit CW/WBTV series Riverdale, and recently became a father with the birth of his first child with girlfriend Clara Berry, a son named Sasha Vai Keneti Apa; seen in 2022

The powerful pair are from the planet Exxor and were being informally trained by the DC superheroes after being orphaned during a plague and adopted by the alien Exorians.

Upon learning the villain Grax is set to destroy Earth, the twins travel to the planet to warn the Justice League of impending doom. 

Jayna and Zan ultimately find themselves blending into life on Earth as Swedish teenaged exchange students and attend Gotham City High School. 

Star power: May plays Elsa Dutton on Paramount+¿s Yellowstone prequel 1883, and has also starred in Young Sheldon and the Netflix show Alexa & Katie; seen on Sunday

Star power: May plays Elsa Dutton on Paramount+’s Yellowstone prequel 1883, and has also starred in Young Sheldon and the Netflix show Alexa & Katie; seen on Sunday

The Wonder Twins made cameos in other parts of the DC universe throughout the years, including Teen Titans Go!, Smallville and The Flash. 

KJ is known for playing Archie on the hit CW/WBTV series Riverdale, and recently became a father with the birth of his first child with girlfriend Clara Berry, a son named Sasha Vai Keneti Apa.

May plays Elsa Dutton on Paramount+’s Yellowstone prequel 1883, and has also starred in Young Sheldon and the Netflix show Alexa & Katie. 

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