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New Aquaman Images Show What It Looked Like Before The Visual Effects

Aquaman has been a box office hit that has been largely praised for its use of visual effects. Since so much of the story takes place underwater, VFX were going to be key to making Atlantis feel like it was a real place. Now, one of the studios ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

'Aquaman' Reaches Two Major Box Office Milestones As It Nears $1 Billion

Aquaman earned another $2.14 million (-44% from Tuesday and -71% from last Wednesday) to bring its domestic cume to $268.6m in 20 days of theatrical release. It should end its third full week in theaters just over the $270m mark, and by Friday it'll ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

6 Big Reasons Why Aquaman Succeeded

It's been a few weeks now since Aquaman released in theaters and it is no longer up for debate: Aquaman is a smash hit. After a modest (by superhero movie standards) opening weekend of $67.8 million, James Wan's film has gone on to make over $266.4 ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Avengers Endgame boss reveals what he REALLY thinks of Aquaman as it SMASHES ...

Only Wonder Woman was an unqualified success – until now. Aquaman is riding the crest of a huge wave worldwide and has finally broken DC's biggest box office hurdle. The King of Atlantis is now the official king of DC and proof that the Marvel ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Aquaman's Trident Could Have Looked Very Different

In the final trailer for Aquaman, Arthur Curry tells Vulko that he already has a trident (technically a quindent), to which Willem Dafoe's Vulko responds "Not like this one you don't." King Atlan's trident serves as the MacGuffin in the film, driving ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

5 Things We Really Want To See In Aquaman 2

It was a bit unexpected, but Aquaman has proven to be a box office juggernaut. The movie is well on its way to $1 billion worldwide and is the highest grossing film in the DCEU. In other words, this puppy has some serious sea legs, and we can likely ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Here's why Aquaman unexpectedly made a billion

Having become the highest-grossing Worlds of DC movie to date, Aquaman will shortly sail past the $1 billion mark at the global box office. Those are uncharted waters for a DC movie since The Dark Knight Rises in 2012 and marks a potential turning ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

'Aquaman' Swims Past Batman Into Warner Bros. Record Books

Featuring “Game of Thrones” actor Jason Momoa in the lead role, “Aquaman” is already a hit in the U.S. and China, the two biggest film markets, and will build on that when it opens in Japan next month. The picture has taken in $943 million worldwide so ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Aquaman: This BTS Video Shows How Film's Astonishing Underwater Visuals, Epic ...

Last week it was announced that Aquaman has earned more than Rs 6500 crore worldwide and has become DC's highest grossing film ever. DCEU's origin story of the half-human half-Atlantean Aquaman revived the franchise's space in the market. The film ...
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Will there be an Aquaman 2? Here is what James Wan told us

However, while Wan has no concrete plans for an Aquaman sequel, the development of which has already been confirmed by Warner Bros Pictures chairman Toby Emmerich, he did joke about his plans for the most ambitious crossover film of all time.
Thursday, January 10, 2019

After Jason Momoa's Aquaman, here's a definitive ranking of the DC Extended ...

All this context is crucial to the story of Aquaman - the latest DC film, and perhaps one of the last to retain the core stars, who were all cast by the long-gone Snyder. If things work out - and having seen the film, there's no reason to believe that ...
Friday, December 14, 2018

Film News Roundup: 'Aquaman' Hits $152 Million at International Box Office

In today's film news roundup, “Aquaman” has already grossed more than $150 million outside the U.S., Michael Masini joins “Birds of Prey,” and Freestyle buys the documentary “Shamanic Trekker.” BOX OFFICE. Warner Bros.' tentpole “Aquaman” has taken ...
Friday, December 14, 2018

The Director James Wan: If 'Aquaman' Doesn't Work, Blame Me

“Aquaman” is an improbable movie, which in many ways makes James Wan the ideal person to direct it. The latest chapter in the Warner Bros. series based on DC comic book superheroes, “Aquaman” provides an origin story for this much-maligned undersea ...
Friday, December 14, 2018

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Aquaman Movie Review: Jason Momoa, Powered by Amber Heard, Shines in DC's ...

First thing first; if you are thinking Aquaman is going to be a one man show then you should just hold your thoughts right there because the ladies in the life of this underwater superman almost equally stand a chance of blowing some minds with their ...
Friday, December 14, 2018

There are Shades of Horror in 'Aquaman', Says James Wan

Director James Wan says there are shades of horror in the story of Jason Momoa-starrer Aquaman. "There are shades of little bit of horror in 'Aquaman'. There is a sequence of Trench which is really scary. So I dug deep into my love for genre of ...
Friday, December 14, 2018

'Aquaman' review: Choppy before the calm

But horror king James Wan (Saw, Conjuring and Annabelle) unfortunately succumbs to the temptation of the superfluous with Aquaman. Wan eschews a smarter format of storytelling instead of opting for a paint-by-numbers and strictly chronological approach.
Friday, December 14, 2018

Jason Momoa looking forward to Aquaman release in India, says wants to visit ...

Actor Jason Momoa is looking forward to the release of Aquaman in India, and says he wishes he could visit the country soon. Momoa stars as Aquaman in the upcoming Aquaman -- the first solo film to feature the character from the DC Extended Universe.
Friday, December 14, 2018

Box Office: 'Aquaman' Will Swim Past $200 Million Worldwide Today

First off, Aquaman earned $19.7 million in its first two days in (non-China) overseas markets. The Jason Momoa/Amber Heard superhero flick earned $1.3m in both Russia and Brazil while earning $1.4m in Mexico. They have seven more markets opening ...
Friday, December 14, 2018

How James Wan Convinced Nicole Kidman to Star in 'Aquaman'

The $350 million movie stars Jason Momoa as Aquaman and Nicole Kidman as his mom. Patrick Wilson co-stars as Aquaman's half-brother and archnemesis King Orm. Rounding out the cast are Willem Dafoe, Dolph Lundgren, Michael Beach, Yahya ...
Friday, December 14, 2018

'Aquaman' Floods China Box Office With Record-Breaking $25M Friday

Aquaman is shaping up to be a box office monster, in China at least. The underwater adventure flick opened two weeks early (in relation to its domestic debut) in what will soon be the biggest moviegoing marketplace, and thus far audiences are ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

'Aquaman' opens big in China, and Warner Bros. is already planning a sequel

Jason Momoa is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, one more bit of high-profile publicity for Aquaman. The Warner Bros./DC superhero flick he's starring has already opened big in China, and it will screen for select US audiences next week with a ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

'Aquaman's China Splash Now $61M Through Saturday, Swims Past Previous DC Titles

SATURDAY UPDATE, Refresh for latest…: Warner Bros/DC's Aquaman continued its big China splash on Saturday with an estimated $37.2M (RMB 256M), a 55% increase over Friday's strong launch. The local cume is now $61.2M (RMB 421.3M) with an ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Aquaman: Jason Momoa awestruck by starring alongside his hero - Temuera Morrison

His co-stars might include Nicole Kidman, Amber Heard and Willem Dafoe, but Jason Momoa admits it was another Aquaman actor that he was most excited to meet. The 39-year-old Hollywood action star, who plays the half-Atlantean hero in the upcoming ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Box Office: 'Aquaman' Has Earned Over $60M In Just Two Days In China

The only newbie news in terms of wide releases is the Chinese debut of Aquaman, which is kicking undersea butt in what will soon be the biggest moviegoing marketplace in the world. The James Wan-directed adventure opens around the world next week ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Aquaman Nearing $100 Million Opening Weekend for China Box Office

As fans in the US gear up for Aquaman's theatrical release, the DCEU superhero adventure is already nearing a $100 million opening weekend for the China box office. If those numbers hold up, it will mark the highest December debut in Chinese history, ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Late-Night Lately: "Thank U, Next" Parody, 'Aquaman' Contest, Saoirse Ronan's ...

Meanwhile, Aquaman's Jason Momoa competed against Jimmy Fallon in a trident throwing contest, Saoirse Ronan joined Fallon for a holiday singalong and movie trivia and Trevor Noah visited his grandmother in South Africa for a special episode of The ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Aquaman actor Jason Momoa: The film has vital message about Earth's health

Also featuring actor Amber Heard, Aquaman will hit the screens in India on December 14, a week ahead of its release in the US by Warner Bros. By IANS |Los Angeles | Updated: December 9, 2018 8:53:57 am ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Before Even Being Released in the US, Aquaman Has a Sequel in the Works

They're crazy for this fish guy in China! Aquaman is projected to bring in more than $80 million over its Chinese opening weekend. Perhaps that's why a sequel is already in development, despite not even premiering yet in America. Jason Momoa, Amber ...
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Final 'Aquaman' Trailer is Vibrant and Emotional in All the Right Ways

Since the release of the very first Aquaman trailer, it feels like we've already seen way too much of James Wan's foray into the DC Extended Universe. The decision to drop a whopping five-minute long trailer in October 2018 was ambitious if potentially ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Final Aquaman Trailer Released!

The final Aquaman trailer was released Nov. 19 via the Aquaman Movie Twitter account. Jason Momoa reprises his role as Arthur Curry/Aquaman in this long awaited origin story. Director, James Wan brings the colorful world of Atlantis to life in this ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

DC's Final Aquaman Trailer Delivers Ocean-Size Spectacle

It's been nearly a year since the last DC movie hit theaters in the shape of Justice League, but next month finally sees the release of Aquaman. Jason Momoa reprises his role as the King of Atlantis, and the final trailer has now been released. The new ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

90% of Aquaman Movie is in IMAX Aspect Ratio, Says James Wan

Aquaman director James Wan confirms approximately 90 percent of the finished film will be shown in the full IMAX aspect ratio. Warner Bros. and DC Films are hoping to bounce back from last year's critical and commercial failure, Justice League, with ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Final Trailer For Aquaman Has Dropped & Jason Momoa Is Finally Wearing ...

The new trailer gives us a look at the young Aquaman's childhood on dry land, before showing his training to shape up as the future King of Atlantis. Lesson one? Swimming, with Willem Dafoe's Vulko. His secret? “Forget all the teachings of the surface ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

'Aquaman' Ticket Pre-Sales Top 'Venom' on Fandango

“Jason Momoa's 'Aquaman' is quickly becoming one of the more popular big-screen superheroes, and moviegoers are hungry to devour another film set within the DC cinematic universe,” said Fandango managing editor Erik Davis. “Not only does it appear to ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

'Aquaman' Review Embargo Date Announced

The hype for DC Films' Aquaman is growing by the day, and now fans know when they can expect the first official thoughts about the film. A recent tweet from Fandango's Erik Davis, which you can check out below, reveals what the official embargo dates ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

How 'Aquaman' Will Determine The Future Of DC Films As We Know It

As promised yesterday, we have what amount to a new extended trailer for Aquaman. Yes, it is amusing that this would debut right after Warner Bros.' likely Fall blockbuster Star Is Born, but I suppose WB correctly thought that the Bradley Cooper/Lady ...
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Watch: an extended look at Aquaman reveals a bright and bawdy undersea adventure

Atlantis needs a hero, and the surface dwellers need a protector. On Friday, Warner Bros. dropped a new, extended look at Aquaman, the upcoming entry in the studio's DC superhero movie universe. The five-minute clip centers on Jason Momoa's titular ...
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Aquaman trailer: New EXTENDED LOOK trailer - how to watch online

The responsibility Aquaman has is enormous - not just to save the Earth from his brother, but also to rescue the Warner Bros superhero franchise. Despite Marvel's success at adapting comic books for the big screen, Warner Bros has yet to crack the ...
Saturday, October 6, 2018

New Extended Trailer for 'Aquaman' Wows Fans

Warner Bros. released a new extended trailer for the upcoming sci-fi superhero movie “Aquaman” on YouTube on Oct. 5, and there were more than 3.5 million views within two days. In the film, Jason Momoa plays the son of a man and the queen of the ...
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Aquaman Director Addresses Extended Trailer Spoiler Criticisms

James Wan addresses comments that the extended Aquaman trailer may have just given away spoilers. Marking the end of the long hiatus from the DCEU, the upcoming superhero film reunites fans with Jason Momoa's Arthur Curry after he joined Batman ...
Saturday, October 6, 2018

'The Hulk' Mark Ruffalo and 'Aquaman' Jason Momoa bond at New York Comic Con

The Hulk had a run-in with Aquaman at the New York Comic-Con, and they were friendly. Well, at least the actors who play these comic-book characters — Mark Ruffalo and Jason Momoa — met at the event. Ruffalo was wearing a Grunkle Stan mask before ...
Saturday, October 6, 2018

The first trailer for 'Aquaman' has finally been revealed

The trailer gives further weight to a synopsis leaked in 2017 which said: “Aquaman will centre on Aquaman as a reluctant ruler of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis who is caught between land dwellers that are always polluting the globe and his own ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Epic first Aquaman trailer makes a splash at Comic-Con 2018

In his second appearance in the DCEU, Jason Momoa's Aquaman finally takes on a leading role in his own film, which Warner Bros. hopes will rekindle fan excitement after the disappointing critical reception and box office performance of last year's ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

'Aquaman' Trailer Shows Great Chance For Revival Of DC Movies

But the biggest bang came when Warner unveiled the eagerly awaited first trailer for director James Wan's upcoming superhero blockbuster Aquaman. And it was not just a magnificent display of sci-fi/fantasy storytelling, it was quite literally ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Comic-Con 2018 trailer round-up: Aquaman, Godzilla, Star Wars: The Clone Wars ...

Warner Bros. stole the show this year with its massive, two-hour Saturday morning panel, during which the studio revealed its slate of upcoming films: Aquaman, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and Shazam.
Sunday, July 22, 2018

The First Aquaman Trailer is Here

San Diego Comic-Con has unleashed a blitz of new trailers, but none were more eagerly anticipated than the debut clip for Aquaman, the Justice League star's first stand-alone vehicle. Jason Momoa was so excited that he half-cannonballed, half ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

'Aquaman' Is Shaping Up to Be 'Game of Thrones' Underwater

Arguably the most anticipated reveal of this year's San Diego Comic-Con, the trailer for James Wan's Aquaman brought a wave of excitement to fans Saturday in Hall H. Warner Bros.' latest entry in its universe of DC films, now officially referred to as ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

'Aquaman' Trailer Is A Cleansing Flood For DC Films' Post-'Justice League' Era

In what I would argue is a refreshing display of restraint, we are only now, exactly five months until its release, getting the first trailer for Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc.'s Aquaman. There has been a lot of talk over the years about how soon to ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Aquaman first trailer: Jason Momoa is Earth's only fish-whispering hope

The king of the seas has arrived: Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for Aquaman, the Jason Momoa-led aquatic solo superhero movie. The trailer showcases Momoa as reluctant hero Aquaman, Amber Heard reprising her role as Mera, and the main ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

The 'Aquaman' Trailer Is Finally Here & It's Seriously Gorgeous

It took a bit longer than fans would have liked, but thanks to the Warner Bros. panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the new Aquaman trailer is here. Fans knew this was coming of course, because star Jason Momoa literally dove off a cliff while on vacation ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

The first trailer for DC's Aquaman shows off a war between the surface and the sea

This year's slate of Hall H panels at San Diego Comic-con have been relatively quiet, at least compared to prior years. We've seen new looks at what's to come from The Predator, Glass, Star Trek: Discovery, and The Walking Dead, but the biggest panel ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018

The 'Aquaman' Trailer Is Wakanda Underwater

Aquaman was always meant to have his own solo movie. Even though he made a fantastic addition to Justice League in terms of banter, that movie unintentionally highlighted how amusingly specific, and therefore, useless, his powers are. Unless a giant ...
Sunday, July 22, 2018