Poor Aquaman It was hard for the King of the Seven Seas to overcome his campaigning reputation, which he had gained from the Super Friends cartoon of the 1970s, where he was famous for chatting with sea creatures. But DC Comics took a big step toward character salvation by occupying Jason Momoa, the tattooed actor known as Khal Drogo of. He combines this bad guy attitude with a magnetic charm that makes Aquaman credible as a hero and magnetic as a personality.
The first trailer ofhas recently caused a great stir at Comic-Con in San Diego More than 40 million views were seen in July and early October.
At the beginning of October, a film of over five minutesappeared, showing how Aquaman and Mera were hired to find the mysterious waters of Atlantis. It takes a hike through the exact opposite of a water-rich kingdom: the Sahara Desert.
As for the movie itself, you know the basic plot: Momoa's Arthur Curry, also known as Aquaman, is half-Atlantic and half-human and has superhuman powers and the ability to manipulate tides in the ocean. He can also swim at supersonic speed and is known to communicate with other aquatic creatures. The film shows him as an adult and as a child, a boy who felt like an outsider on land and in the water.
Do not expect your normal supply of heroes in pantyhose.
"I wanted our film to become more unique," Wan said at the Comic-Con . "So my movie is more of a science fiction fantasy movie than a traditional superhero movie."
Nicole Kidman plays the mother of our hero, Queen Atlanna, and Temuera Morrison is his father, lighthouse keeper Thomas Curry. The trailers also show a memorable scene in which the young Arthur is teased in an aquarium, and the aquarium residents who get used to bullying help him.
The two villains of the film are Black Manta (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and Aquaman's half. Brother Orm (Patrick Wilson, while his love interest is the red-haired Mera (Amber Heard).)
The trailer of the film was released just before Thanksgiving and contains just about everything from the previous trailers and a little more How he trains with Vulko (Willem Dafoe), ruled by his mother Queen Atlanna (Nicole Kidman) and learned that his quindent may be okay, but there's a magical trident out there that makes it look like a toothpick. 19659003] Perhaps the best scene to be released in trailers shows the Atlantis warriors on big white sharks (YES!) Fighting the Xebel warriors riding sea dragons, a humoristic thrust on the cartoon image of Aquaman, the one Apparently, Wan also watched Super Friends.
"My version of the seahorse is a sea dragon or an overweight seahorse, and they are frightened exciting, "said Wan at Comic-Con to IMDb host Kevin Smith. "They're scary, they do not want to go around one of them because they're going to kill you," Wan said with a laugh.
On October 19, Wan tweeted a double image of Orm on his marine dwelling called a Tylosaur, and Willem Dafoe, who plays Aquaman's adviser Vulko, straddles a giant, armored hammerhead shark.
Wilson tweeted, "I miss my Tylosaur," and Wan wrote back, "The blue mechanical bull you sat on?"
A new poster was released on October 4th. It shows that Aquaman does not cling to a quindent, but a trident, which is probably the royal weapon that gives him control of the oceans. The colors of the outfit also suggest Aquaman's classic green-and-yellow costume.
Release Date, Production Info
Since 2004, various settings for an Aquaman movie have been purchased. This film began in spring 2017 in Australia, and scenes were also shot in Canada and Morocco. Momoa first appeared in 2017 as Aquaman in the Justice League
Director James Wan is perhaps best known for his work in horror films. He directed Saw in 2004, as well as Insidious and The Conjuring. Will Beall wrote the script, based on a story by Wan and comic writer Geoff Johns.
When the film's official credits were added to the film's official website, Zack and Deborah Snyder were listed among the executive producers. The Snyders have all produced DC Extended Universe movies, but as ComicBook.com notes, behind the scenes there were whispers that Zack Snyder's role might change. After the death of his daughter, Autumn, in 2017, Snyder.
The film is rated PG-13 for "sequences of sci-fi violence and action" and "for some language.
Aquaman opens in the UK on December 14, in the US on December 21 and in Australia on December 26. That would certainly make for a happy underwater Christmas. However, some reports say that the date of publication in Australia could be postponed until December 14th. (Warner Bros did not immediately respond to a request for comment.)
Would you like to see it a week earlier?in the US can buy tickets from December 15 to watch the movie. This was announced by the company on 19 November. People who are not already using the service can use Amazon's 30-day trial to get access.
And when the movie is out, you may not have seen the last of Aquaman, if Momoa has his will. According to Syfy Wire, Star Total Film said he already has ideas for a sequel.
"I definitely have an opinion," Momoa said. "Even when we shot Aquaman, I finished the opening of Aquaman 2. I went in and put Safran on [producer Peter] and I introduced her [Toby Emmerich] [Warner Bros. chairman] They loved it Yes, I have plans for Aquaman 2. "
Starring: Who is who?
Plot News, Rumors, and Theories
Early Reviews: At the end of August, the reviews began, CNET sister site ComicBook.com reported that the film was going to "develop into a good film," however nothing changes the game for the superhero cinema.
Who is the villain in Aquaman? Aquaman's comic nemesis Black Manta is played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Black Manta has a number of complicated background stories in the comics, so it's not likely to He is also famous for his cartoony look, a black wetsuit with a alien-style alien helmet and the helmet will make it into the film: In February, director James Wan shared a photo of Abdul-Mateen-taking lines by speaking into a trashcan and declaring that this is a "fancy way of simulating the interior of a particular large helmet. "
But do not think for a minute that Black Manta is the only villain Patrick Wilson will playalso known as ORM and Orm Marius, the origin of Ocean Master was slightly different in the comics than Aquaman, but he shares a parent (sometimes dad, sometimes mother) with the superpower swimmer, in fact Wan says it's Orm, not Manta, who's the real villain. "It's almost A very classic Shakespearean story about a brother from another world against a brother from another world, "Wan told Entertainment Weekly," and it's really a classic story of sibling rivalry. "
Wilson also takes his character "He's a kind of eco warrior," the actor told EW. "He has a very clear problem with the surface world that has been polluting its oceans for centuries."
A Look At the storyline: Director James Wan spoke with the CNET sister site GameSpot and the site outlined the basics of the plot. (Verderber Ahead.) The first part of the film should focus on the romance of Aquaman's parents and develop the feeling that, because he is half human and half Atlantic, he does not really feel that he belongs somewhere. There is also a fight in which his mother, played by Nicole Kidman, has to defend her son and her human husband from Atlantic soldiers. As the movie progresses and the hero is now an adult, the battle for the Atlantean throne involves a massive fight with Orm (Patrick Wilson) in a huge underwater arena with a "Octopus drummer".
The Best of Two Worlds: Jason Momoa's own father is a native Hawaiian and his mother is German, Irish and Native American. Wan told GameSpot that Momoa was the perfect actor for the conflicting Aquaman. "He does not feel like he fits into the surface world or the underwater world, and that's something that Jason has always grown up with," Wan said.
Splish-splash: The underwater scenes were not really filmed underwater, Wan told GameSpot. The filmmakers used "dry for wet" techniques and used special effects to make things look as if they were under the waves. Not that he did not try. "We built props, built sets and submerged everything, and we did a lot of studies just to see what things would look like," Wan said. "And finally, we realized what we can do underwater was still very limited by what we can do, because we are normal people, we are not altaner, right?"
[19459075SandundSun: In thewhich was released on October 5, fans see Arthur and Mera wandering the Sahara, apparently located directly above the entrance to Atlantis , Mera shows superior brainpower, grabs a drop of sweat from Arthow's forehead and launches the age-old mechanism that opens the gate. She also proves that she's pretty good at memorizing things quickly, unlike her half-human friend.
The lighter side: Wan is very aware that the friend of Aquaman's super friends is very popular comedy, he said to GameSpot, he sees the humor in a hero who is known to be a fish to talk. "Like, yes, he rides seahorses, but in our movie it's a different kind of – you would not laugh about a seahorse like this," Wan said. (See above – they are more like "sea dragons.")
How will Aquaman talk underwater in the movie? In Super Friends for Aquaman it was okay to talk about underwater bubbles with fish, but that would be campy and laughing in a Serious Superhero Flick. Already in 2016, directorand said: "I love the idea of underwater speech, but with a real kind of water quality." Expect a "sort of water, almost sonar / whale thing," said Wan. Aquaman will speak in human language, but with a "slight kind of underlay, this ping to it".
Quindent to the Trident: In the Justice League, the hero wears a five-pointed weapon, officially known as the "Quindent". In late August, ComicBook.com reported that Aquaman was trying to find "the king's true trident," not the quintent of the Justice League. With this trident he can "control the entire ocean," said a DC publicist.
Who will play Dolph Lundgren in Aquaman? Swedish actor and martial artist, 60, becomes King Nereus, ruler of Xebel,. However, there is some discussion about how Nereus fits into the plot. In the comics, Nereus competes with Aquaman for the love of Mera, but Lundgren told the Las Vegas Review Journal that his Nereus is Mera's father. "We try to avoid a war between the surface (the inhabitants) and the people of Atlantis," he said.
Chill Out with the Khal: Wan told CinemaBlend he had to stop Momoa from being too angry in some scenes. "There were a few moments when I directed him and said," Jason, you're playing this a bit too angry, "Wan said. Wan said. "Me and tell 'James, they paid me for that! Khal Drogo! That's why they paid me." I'd say, "Great, that's good for Khal Drogo." We're creating one here
Sorry, Junior: Some of us remember Aqualad, the hero's buddy (voiced by Wil Wheaton in Teen Titan's animated series!), but do not look at him in the movie take him from Black Manta himself.
This piece was originally published on June 12, 2018 and is being updated as new information.
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