With manufacturing slated to start this summer time, the solid for Warner Bros.’ Aquaman is filling up rapidly. Earlier this week, we reported that Nicole Kidman is eyeing the function of Aquaman‘s mom, who hails from the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is in talks to play the villainous Black Manta. At the moment we’ve phrase that Aquaman‘s different guardian is near being signed, with Temuera Morrison in negotiations to play Arthur Curry’s human father.
The Hollywood Reporter broke the information on this casting, however no additional particulars concerning the character got. Final yr, Jason Momoa teased that he was finding out the New 52 comics for his function as Arthur Curry, hinting that this film is predicated on these storylines. Aquaman‘s New 52 re-launch occurred within the fall of 2011, which revealed that Arthur Curry is the half-human son of Tom Curry, a Maine lighthouse keeper, and Atlanna, a former queen of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis. Barring any vital diversions from the New 52 comics, it appears seemingly that Temuera Morrison is enjoying Tom Curry.
The solid additionally contains Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko and Patrick Wilson as Arthur’s half-brother Orm. Final week, director James Wan shared a photograph of himself with Jason Momoa, Amber Heard and Patrick Wilson on the movie’s first desk learn, and shortly thereafter, extra solid members have been being introduced as Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II have been all revealed simply days aside. It is not clear what number of main roles are left to be crammed, however plainly manufacturing might start before we thought.
Again in December, a report surfaced that Warner Bros. is eyeing a Fall 2017 prodcution begin in Italy for Aquaman. That report claimed that the studio is making ready for a September 2017 manufacturing in Erice, on the Italian island of Sicily. This new report reveals that filming is slated to start this April in Australia. Warner Bros. just lately pushed Aquaman from a July 27, 2018 launch date to October 5, 2018, which is at the moment the one film slated for launch on that date. It’ll open one week after Warner Bros.’ A Star Is Born remake starring Girl Gaga and Bradley Cooper.
Particulars on the Aquaman film have largely been stored below wraps, however we do know a couple of issues about what we are able to count on. The film has been known as a “swashbuckling journey” and has been in comparison with Indiana Jones, however underwater with a number of sea monsters. James Wan directs from a script by Will Beall, primarily based on a narrative by James Wan and Geoff Johns. Temuera Morrison is maybe finest identified for portraying Jango Fett, the daddy of Boba Fett within the 2002 Star Wars prequel Assault of the Clones. Final yr, he voiced Chief Tui in Disney’s animated hit Moana. Hopefully we’ll have extra on Aquaman casting within the close to future as we get nearer to manufacturing beginning.