Aquaman 2 now has a title: it’s called Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. The Lost Kingdom naturally refers to the kingdom of Atlantis, the underwater home of Jason Momoa’s Aquaman. The Aquaman sequel title was announced Thursday by director James Wan on Instagram, who put up two photos — one of his laptop at an Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom production meeting, and another of himself with the laptop screen mirrored onto a TV in the background. In both photos, the Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom title is visible in the movie’s official logo font.
Wan at a production meeting for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom lends credence tothat the sequel will begin filming in June in the UK. In addition to Momoa as Arthur Curry/ Aquaman, returning Aquaman stars on Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom include Amber Heard as Aquaman’s love interest Mera, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as the villain David Kane/ Black Manta, Patrick Wilson as Aquaman’s half-brother Orm Marius/ Ocean Master, and Temuera Morrison as Aquaman’s father Thomas Curry. Pilou Asbæk ( ) is the only new addition yet.
Behind the scenes, Wan is directing off a script by. Wan will also produce Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom alongside returning producer Peter Safran. The original Aquaman movie was a huge commercial success, becoming the with a worldwide gross of $1.148 billion (about Rs. 8,378 crores). It didn’t fare as well critically, though, but a sequel was inevitable given the box office returns. Not much else is known about Aquaman 2, though we might learn more at this year’s that is set for .
Before Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, thefilm universe will treat us to James Gunn’s soft reboot on August 6 (premiering in cinemas and on ), the Robert Pattinson-led Dark Knight reboot in March 2022, Dwayne Johnson’s anti-hero in July 2022, and the standalone with Ezra Miller, , and in November 2022. Beyond that, there’s in June 2023.
Additionally, movies around DC characters such as(from Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah), Blue Beetle (with director Angel Manuel Soto), Green Lantern, Hourman (from writers Gavin James and Neil Widener), Plastic Woman (from writer Cat Vasko), Static Shock (from writer Randy McKinnon) ), (from writer and producer JJ Abrams), and Zatanna (from writer ) are said to be in various stages of development. Lastly, Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins is also .
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is slated to open December 16, 2022 in cinemas worldwide.
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