Aquaman is a future American superhero movie based on the DC Comic books character of the exact same name. It is meant to be the sixth installment in the DC Extended Cosmos (DCEU). The film is routed by James Wan, with a screenplay by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and also Will Beall, from a tale by Wan, Beall, and Geoff Johns. It stars Jason Momoa as the title personality, with Brownish-yellow Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and also Nicole Kidman in supporting duties. It is the 3rd live-action theatrical film featuring the title personality, complying with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) as well as Justice League (2017 ), and also will certainly be the first full-length feature film centered around the character. In Aquaman, Arthur Curry, the successor to the undersea kingdom of Atlantis, should progression to lead his people versus as his bro Orm, that seeks to join the seven kingdoms against the surface area world.
Broach an Aquaman film started in 2004, with numerous plans falling through over the years. In August 2014, Beall and also Kurt Johnstad were employed to write two completing manuscripts, and also the film was formally introduced in October 2014. Wan signed on as director in April 2015 and in July 2016 it was announced the movie would certainly move forward with Beall’s movie script, although Wan, Johnstad, Geoff Johns as well as David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick all executed various rewrites. Much of the primary cast was confirmed throughout 2016. Principal photography started in Australia on Could 2, 2017, with a lot of the film shot at Village Roadshow Studios in Gold Coast, Queensland, and also wrapped on October 21, 2017.
Aquaman is arranged to be launched in the United States by Warner Bros. Images in RealD 3D, Dolby Movie Theater and IMAX 3D on December 21, 2018.