Aquaman (movie)

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Aquaman
Directed byJames Wan
Produced by
Screenplay by
Story by
Based on
Starring
Music byRupert Gregson-Williams
CinematographyDon Burgess
Edited byKirk Morri
Production
company
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
Running time
143 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$160–200 million[3][4]
Box office$1.148 billion[5]

Aquaman is an upcoming American superhero movie based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is intended to be the sixth installment in the DC Extended Universe. The moviewill be directed by James Wan, with a screenplay by Will Beall, from a story by Wan and Geoff Johns. It stars Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Temuera Morrison, Dolph Lundgren, and Nicole Kidman with Djimon Hounsou.

The movie was released in 3D and IMAX on December 21, 2018 by Warner Bros. Pictures.

Cast[change | change source]

The king of the undersea nation of Atlantis, with the ability to manipulate the tides of the ocean, communicate with other aquatic life, swim at supersonic speeds, and possesses superhuman strength. Otis Dhanji portrays a young Arthur Curry.[6]
The queen of the undersea nation of Atlantis and Arthur's love interest. Mera possesses hydrokinetic and telepathic powers that allow her to control her aquatic environment and communicate with other Atlanteans.
Aquaman's corrupted half-brother, who seeks to take the throne. Wilson previously had a voice cameo as the President of the United States in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Graham McTavish has been cast in the movie, though his role is currently unknown.[11]

Release dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 China 7 December 2018
 United Kingdom 12 December 2018
 Indonesia 12 December 2018
 Iceland 12 December 2018
 Mexico 12 December 2018
 Philippines 12 December 2018
 Taiwan 12 December 2018
 Argentina 13 December 2018
 Brazil 13 December 2018
 Chile 13 December 2018
 Czech Republic 13 December 2018
 Denmark 13 December 2018
 Greece 13 December 2018
 Hungary 13 December 2018
 Kuwait 13 December 2018
 Lebanon 13 December 2018
 Malaysia 13 December 2018
 Netherlands 13 December 2018
 Peru 13 December 2018
 Portugal 13 December 2018
 Russia 13 December 2018
 Saudi Arabia 13 December 2018
 Singapore 13 December 2018
 Slovakia 13 December 2018
 Ukraine 13 December 2018
 Vietnam 13 December 2018
 India 14 December 2018
 Malta 14 December 2018
 Sweden 14 December 2018
 Belgium 19 December 2018
 France 19 December 2018
 South Korea 19 December 2018
 Germany 20 December 2018
 Georgia 20 December 2018
 Hong Kong 20 December 2018
 Austria 21 December 2018
 Canada 21 December 2018
 Estonia 21 December 2018
 Spain 21 December 2018
 Finland 21 December 2018
 Sri Lanka 21 December 2018
 Lithuania 21 December 2018
 Latvia 21 December 2018
 Poland 21 December 2018
 Romania 21 December 2018
 United States 21 December 2018
 South Africa 21 December 2018
 Colombia 22 December 2018
 Norway 25 December 2018
 Australia 26 December 2018
 New Zealand 26 December 2018
 Israel 27 December 2018
 Bulgaria 28 December 2018
 Turkey 28 December 2018
 Italy 1 January 2019
 Japan 8 February 2019

Background[change | change source]

Principal photography began in May 2017 on the Gold Coast, Australia.[12]

Release[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Film Releases". Variety Insight. Archived from the original on September 3, 2018. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  2. "Aquaman (2018)". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  3. Clark, Travis (December 19, 2018). "'Aquaman' has already made more money than its production budget, and is looking at a big opening in the US". Business Insider. Archived from the original on December 7, 2018. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  4. Mendelson, Scott (December 25, 2018). "'Aquaman' Tops $500 Million: DC Films Ranked From Worst To Best". Forbes. Archived from the original on December 25, 2018. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  5. "Aquaman (2018)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  6. "Looks Like Young Aquaman Has Been Cast". CINEMABLEND. 5 May 2017.
  7. White, James. "Aquaman Adds Dolph Lundgren As King Nereus". Empire. Retrieved May 7, 2017.
  8. "Aquaman: Nicole Kidman to play Jason Momoa's mother Queen Atlanna". Firstpost. April 4, 2017. Retrieved May 7, 2017.
  9. "Aquaman: Michael Beach Confirms He Is Playing Black Manta's Father". DC. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
  10. creepypuppet (April 12, 2018). "So happy and fortunate to be finally working with this man, @parkrandall, on pickups. #DrShin" (Tweet). Retrieved April 12, 2018.
  11. grahammctavish (October 7, 2017). "Delighted to be able to announce my involvement in #Aquaman. Character has to be secret....for now. It's going to be awesome!" (Tweet). Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  12. "Production is Underway on Warner Bros. Pictures' Super Hero Action Adventure "Aquaman"". Business Wire. May 3, 2017. Retrieved May 5, 2017.

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