‘Aquaman’ Director Not Interested In Leading The DC Universe

James Wan Aquaman DCIn a recent interview, Aquaman director, James Wan, seemed uninterested in taking over Zack Snyder’s former position as the head of the DC Universe.

In the interview, the director talked about the directing that the DC Universe seemed to be heading in. He claimed that he didn’t know what its bigger goals were but overall seemed to regard the new direction as a good thing:

I don’t know what the bigger picture is. But I think it’s really cool to take chances with the lesser-known characters and story lines. It’s good if all the other films have their own flavor, so they don’t force them to feel the same.

He then discussed the possibility of taking over Zack Snyder’s former role as the head of the DC Universe. While he didn’t rule the idea out entirely, he did not seem eager to take on the job:

It’s taken me so long just to finish this movie. I don’t want to think about somebody else’s movie at this point. I just want to survive this one.

From the look of things, the Aquaman director wants to finish his own projects before moving on to other people’s.

What do you all make of this idea? Based on what has been said of Aquaman, would you like to see James Wan be in charge of the DC Universe? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Here is a plot synopsis for the film:

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.

Aquaman will be released in theaters on December 21, 2018.

Source: New York Times

‘Elseworlds’ Photos Include New Look At Batwoman & The Smallville Farm

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Elseworlds Arrowverse Batwoman SmallvilleThe CW has released a new batch of Elseworlds photos that offer another look at Batwoman, Lois Lane, and the Smallville farm.

The next Arrowverse crossover begins in less than one week and the CW has unveiled a new collection of stills featuring the DC heroes who will take part in the three-night event. Included in the new set of photos are more glimpses at the Smallville farm, Ruby Rose in full costume as Batwoman, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, and the main DC Trinity fighting alongside John Wesley Shipp as The Flash.

You can check out the first photo below and click “Next” to continue the gallery!

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You can read the official synopsis for the first part of the crossover below!

EPIC ELSEWORLDS CROSSOVER KICKS OFF TONIGHT — When Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Oliver Queen (guest star Stephen Amell) wake up one morning and realize they have swapped bodies with each other, the two set off to find out what disturbed the timeline to cause such a shift. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when they present their case to Team Flash and the gang doesn’t believe them. Barry and Oliver realize they need Supergirl’s (guest star Melissa Benoist) help and travel to Smallville on Earth-38 where they end up meeting Kara’s cousin, Clark Kent (guest star Tyler Hoechlin), and intrepid reporter, Lois Lane (guest star Elizabeth Tulloch). LaMonica Garrett guest stars as The Monitor. Kevin Tancharoen directed the episode written by Eric Wallace & Sam Chalsen.

The 2018 Elseworlds crossover starts with a special episode of The Flash on Sunday, December 9 and continues with Arrow on Monday, December 10. The three-night event will then conclude with Supergirl on Tuesday, December 11.

All three entries will air at 8:00 p.m. ET on their respective nights.

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