- "My father was a lighthouse keeper. My mother was a queen. But life has a way of bringing people together. They made me what I am."
- —Arthur Curry
Aquaman is an upcoming American film based on the DC Comics character Aquaman. It is the sixth installment in the DC Comics' Extended Universe. The film is directed by James Wan, produced by Peter Safran, with Geoff Johns, Jon Berg, and Zack and Deborah Snyder serving as executives and from a story written by James Wan, Geoff Johns and Will Beall and the script being written by Will Beall and David Leslie Johnson. It will be produced by The Safran Company and distributed by Warner Bros.
Development began in 2015 where writers were asked to pitch story ideas that fit within the cohesive story going forward for the shared film universe.
It will be released December 21, 2018.
The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be…A King.
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Behind the ScenesEdit
An Aquaman film was announced as being in development as part of the wider DC Comics Extended Universe plans when the release dates for all future films was revealed in October 2014. It was announced on August 12, 2014, that Warner Bros. had hired screenwriters Will Beall and Kurt Johntsad to pen two separate scripts for an upcoming Aquaman film. The film was being developed on dual tracks, meaning that two scripts will be written, one by Beall and one by Johnstad, but only the best version will move forward. It was announced that Aquaman will be released in 2018 as the seventh installment of the DC Comics Extended Universe, with Momoa starring. The studio was looking at Jeff Nichols and Noam Murro to direct the film. On April 10, 2015, The Hollywood Reporter announced that James Wan is being considered to direct the film. On June 3, 2015, Deadline reports that Wan has signed on to direct the film and will oversee script duties with Johnstad. On November 12, 2015, The Hollywood Reporter has reported that David Leslie Johnson will be writing the film's script. In January 2016, Variety reports that Amber Heard is in talks for the role of Mera in this film and the Justice League film. On July 22nd, 2016, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Will Beall will be writing the new script for Aquaman from a detailed story treatment from James Wan and Geoff Johns.  On December 12, 2016, Patrick Wilson was announced to have joined the cast as Orm/Ocean Master. The stunt team that worked on Mad Mad: Fury Road will work on the stunts for Aquaman. On January 31, 2017, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II was announced to have joined the cast as Black Manta.   Nicole Kidman, who Wan has been circling for weeks is in early talks to play Queen Atlanna, the mother of Aquaman and Ocean Master.  Temuera Morrison is in early talks to play Thomas Curry, Arthur's father.  Dolph Lundgren has been cast as King Nereus of Xebel.  Ludi Lin was announced to have joined the cast as Murk, the leader of the Men-of-War.  Michael Beach had been announced to join the film as Jesse Kane, a member of a group of high sea hijackers.  Graham McTavish was also delighted to announce on his Twitter account, that he has a role in the film that has yet to be confirmed.  On April 12, 2018 during the film's pick ups and reshoots, James Wan took to Twitter to announce that Randall Park had joined the cast as Dr. Shin.  On July 13, 2018; a promotional photo was released of Djimon Hounsou, Natalia Safran, and Sophia Forrest portraying the Fisherman King, Fisherman Queen, and Princess Scales.
Pre-production started at the end of November 2016 In Queensland, Australia where filming will begin in early 2017.   Jason Momoa revealed filming for Aquaman will begin in May or June. Filming officially began on May 2nd, 2017, in Villiage Roadshow, Australia, with Don Burgess serving as cinematographer for the film, which is filmed under the working title Ahab, filming will go from Australia to Canada, Italy, and Africa. Filming is said to last until Halloween. After 5 months of filming, WB decided to film in Australia with additional footage taken in Canada at the same time while filming in Austalia. On October 21, 2017, James Wan, Jason Momoa, and Amber Heard announced that filming had officially wrapped in Australia.
- ↑ http://deadline.com/2014/10/wb-dc-superhero-movies-batman-superman-wonder-woman-flash-851956/
- ↑ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/aquaman-movie-hooks-two-writers-724966
- ↑ http://www.slashfilm.com/dc-movie-slate-revealed/
- ↑ http://www.latino-review.com/news/exclusive-a-new-director-contender-emerges-for-aquaman
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- ↑ http://deadline.com/2015/06/james-wan-aquaman-jason-momoa-dc-comics-warner-bros-1201437282/
- ↑ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/aquaman-movie-hooks-gangster-squad-913639
- ↑ http://www.9news.com.au/national/2016/12/29/20/02/gold-coast-stunt-performers-rehearse-ahead-aquaman-filming
- ↑ http://variety.com/2017/film/news/aquaman-villain-black-manta-get-down-yahya-abdul-mateen-ii-1201974589/
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- ↑ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/star-wars-actor-temuera-morrison-talks-join-aquaman-971183
- ↑ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/aquaman-dolph-lundgren-joins-cast-993459
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- ↑ http://ew.com/movies/2018/07/13/aquaman-fisherman-king-photo/
- ↑ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/entertainment/sydney-confidential/amber-heard-coming-back-to-australia-for-an-extended-stay-to-film-aquaman/news-story/2e78b76e5a7006ca8fe7adbb28c48357
- ↑ http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/entertainment/king-of-the-seven-seas-to-make-splash-on-gold-coast-as-ragnarok-turns-to-thordust/news-story/f7f1f06e13b6b492bfe91f686097502d
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|Characters||Arthur Curry/Aquaman | Mera | Thomas Curry | Atlanna | Nuidis Vulko | Murk | Stephen Shin | Fisherman King | Fisherman Queen | Scales | Atlan|
|Enemies||Ocean Master | Black Manta | Nereus | Jesse Kane | Trench|
|Miscellaneous||Atlantis | Xebel | Trident of Neptune | Atlantean | Fisherman | Fisherman Kingdom | Council of Kings | The Trench | The Brine | The Missing Kingdom | Men-of-War | Trident of Neptune | Atlantean Armor | Atlantean Skinsuit | Orin's Royal Armor | Amnesty Bay | Curry Lighthouse | Atlan's Trident | Aquaman Suit | Mera's Royal Armor|
|DC Extended Universe|
|Media|| Aquaman: Aquaman |
Batman: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice | The Batman
Flash: The Flash: Flashpoint
Green Lantern: Green Lantern Corps
Justice League: Justice League | Untitled Justice League film
Justice League Dark: Justice League Dark
Shazam: Shazam | Black Adam
Superman: Man of Steel | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice | Untitled Superman film
Villains: Suicide Squad | Suicide Squad 2 | Gotham City Sirens | Harley Quinn vs The Joker
Wonder Woman: Wonder Woman | Wonder Woman 1984
|Super-heroes||Superman | Batman | Wonder Woman | Flash | Aquaman | Cyborg | Shazam | Robin | Hal Jordan | John Stewart | John Constantine | Zatanna | Jason Blood | Etrigan | Swamp Thing | Deadman | Nightwing | Batgirl|
|Characters||Lois Lane | Alfred Pennyworth | Perry White | Amanda Waller | Mera | Iris West | James Gordon | Jonathan Kent | Martha Kent | Jor-El | Lara Lor-Van | Steven Lombard | General Swanwick | Emil Hamilton | Nathan Hardy | Steven Trevor | Rick Flag | Thomas Wayne | Jenny Jurwich | Katana | Lucius Fox | Nuidis Vulko | Hippolyta | Antiope|
|Enemies||Lex Luthor | Joker | Darkseid | General Zod | Steppenwolf | Black Adam | Harley Quinn | Faora-Ul | Doomsday | Deadshot | Captain Boomerang | Enchantress | Killer Croc | Parademons | Mercy Graves | Slipknot | El Diablo | Penguin | Catwoman | Poison Ivy | Ocean Master | Black Manta|
|Miscellaneous||Metropolis | Gotham City | Oa | Daily Planet | LexCorp Industries | Guardians of the Universe | Batcave | Wayne Enterprises | Batmobile | Green Lantern Corps | Smallville | Themyscira | Krypton | Earth | Timeline | Easter Eggs | Atlantis | Xebel | S.T.A.R. Labs | Justice League | Task Force X | Speed Force | Alien | Human | Arkham Asylum | Belle Reve | Midway City | Central City | Ferris Air | A.R.G.U.S. | Mother Box | Apokolips | New Genesis|