CINEMA – More than a year and a half late, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom will finally be released in theaters soon. The trailer for the feature film directed by James Wan was revealed this Thursday, September 14, and it is rather appetizing. With Wonka by Paul King, the Ridley Scott biopic Napoleon or The Marvelsit is one of the most anticipated films of the end of the year.
The images move quickly and depict the new daily life of Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman, young father and king of Atlantis. The latter will have to face a major new threat: David Kane, aka Black Manta. To succeed in defeating him, he has his horde of faithful, his submarine in the shape of a hammerhead shark and his black trident, Aquaman will have to seek unexpected help.
That of his banished half-brother, Orm, played by Patrick Wilson. On the menu for the two enemy brothers: a fantastic epic between wild jungle and dark seabed. With, as a common thread, muscular fights.
In the cast, we will therefore find Jason Momoa, Patrick Wilson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Kidman, Temuera Morrison and Amber Heard, even if her role as Mera has been drastically reduced.
Aquaman 2 : the hopes of DC fans in balance
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom will be the 4th DC Universe film to be released in 2023, and expectations are high. Indeed The Flash, Shazam 2 And Blue Beetle were both critical and commercial failures. But the first part of Aquaman, released in 2018, remains to this day the film in the DC universe having grossed the most at the box office, ahead of Batman: The Dark Knight Rises And Joker.
Reason why the project was once again entrusted to James Wan, master of horror with Cojuring or the saga Saw. The latter promised in an interview with Entertainment Weekly thatAquaman and the Lost Kingdom would be ” a bromance-style action and adventure film “.
Many rumors announce an appearance by Batman. To find out, you will have to wait until December 20, 2023.
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