Aquaman 2 now has a title: it is referred to as Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom. The Misplaced Kingdom naturally refers back to the kingdom of Atlantis, the underwater residence of Jason Momoa’s Aquaman. The Aquaman sequel title was introduced Thursday by director James Wan on Instagram, who put up two pictures — one in all his laptop computer at an Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom manufacturing assembly, and one other of himself with the laptop computer display mirrored onto a TV within the background. In each pictures, the Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom title is seen within the film’s official brand font.
Wan at a manufacturing assembly for Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom lends credence to reports that the Aquaman sequel will start filming in June within the UK. Along with Momoa as Arthur Curry/ Aquaman, returning Aquaman stars on Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom embody Amber Heard as Aquaman’s love curiosity Mera, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II because the villain David Kane/ Black Manta, Patrick Wilson as Aquaman’s half-brother Orm Marius/ Ocean Grasp, and Temuera Morrison as Aquaman’s father Thomas Curry. Pilou Asbæk (Sport of Thrones) is the one new addition but.
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Behind the scenes, Wan is directing off a script by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick. Wan can even produce Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom alongside returning producer Peter Safran. The unique Aquaman film was an enormous industrial success, changing into the largest film ever primarily based on a DC Comics character with a worldwide gross of $1.148 billion (about Rs. 8,378 crores). It did not fare as properly critically, although, however a sequel was inevitable given the field workplace returns. Not a lot else is thought about Aquaman 2, although we’d study extra at this yr’s DC FanDome that’s set for October 16.
Earlier than Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom, the DC movie universe will deal with us to James Gunn’s tender reboot The Suicide Squad on August 6 (premiering in cinemas and on HBO Max), the Robert Pattinson-led Darkish Knight reboot The Batman in March 2022, Dwayne Johnson’s anti-hero Black Adam in July 2022, and the standalone The Flash with Ezra Miller, Ben Affleck, and Michael Keaton in November 2022. Past that, there’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods in June 2023.
Moreover, films round DC characters reminiscent of Batgirl (from Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah), Blue Beetle (with director Angel Manuel Soto), Inexperienced Lantern, Hourman (from writers Gavin James and Neil Widener), Plastic Girl (from author Cat Vasko), Static Shock (from author Randy McKinnon), Superman (from author Ta-Nehisi Coates and producer J.J. Abrams), and Zatanna (from author Emerald Fennell) are mentioned to be in varied phases of growth. Lastly, Marvel Girl 3 with Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins can be within the works.
Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom is slated to open December 16, 2022 in cinemas worldwide.
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