A couple of hours back, Entertainment Weekly dropped quiet a mind-boggling bomb to the attention of the people around. The American magazine revealed quiet an outlook of the upcoming superhero movie Aquaman. While the covers of EW gave us a glimpse of Jason Momoa and Amber Heard in their respective garms, it also revealed the first looks of characters including Mera, King Orm and Atlanna , in the movie.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman will explore through the expenditures of DCs amphibian superhero and his oceanic encounters. The film promises to deliver some truly unique action sequences,ranging from battle footages where we most probable will see the Atlanteans riding huge white sharks during the combat scenes. Arthur Curry a.k.a. Aquaman, made his debut in the 1941 issue of More Fun Comics. The character was well received and is often considered as one of DCs A-Lister heroes. The character made his first big screen debut in the 2017 Justice League(though a small footage of him was shown in Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice). Momoa’s performance was well received by the audience and critics alike,in the movie.
Amber Heard essays the role of Mera, aquatic warrior and Aquaman’s love interest( Heard also made appearance along with Jason Momoa in Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice). Nicole Kidman plays Atlanna, Arthur Curry’s mother and the Queen of Atlantis. Interestingly, Kidman did appear in the 1995 Superhero movie Batman Forever as Bruce Wayne’s love interest Dr Chase Meridian. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will appear as Black Manta, the archenemy of Aquaman. Other members of the cast include Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master(Aquaman’s corrupted half-brother), Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko(Aquaman’s advisor), Temuera Morrison as Thomas Curry(Arthur Curry’s father) and Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus(father of Mera).
Aquaman‘s costumes were designed by Kym Barrett,who is well known for her collaboration with the Wachowskis. Most likely,the teaser-trailer for the movie might come out by the end of the month and the fans across are screaming out for it to come out as fast as it can(owing to the hype caused by the first looks). The film will hit the theaters on December 21.
Source: EW, ScreenRant