Aquaman made a splash at the San Diego Comic Con’s Hall H today with a new clip showcasing the one of the scenes from the film. Now, a description of the brief footage has made its way online.
Heroic Hollywood’s Michael Mistroff was lucky enough to attend the Hall H panel and catch a short clip from the upcoming movie, introduced by the director:
“The video begins with James Wan presenting a look at never-before-seen footage which opens on the ocean. Two fisherman on a boat suddenly begin to get pulled by something we can’t see. The camera cuts to an aerial shot revealing something MASSIVE beneath them before cutting to under water revealing Ocean Master’s army.”
The army, of course, is made up of Ocean Master’s undersea armada, since he’s planning to take over the surface world. Wan is known for including horror elements in his movies, so portraying Ocean Master as being scary in addition to threatening should make for an interesting antagonist. Since Aquaman is still over a year out from the release of Justice League, it should be safe to presume that we won’t be seeing more footage anytime soon, but for now, this bit should entice fans.
Aquaman will make a splash on December 21, 2018. Its cast includes Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry (Aquaman), Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Temuera Morrison as Thomas Curry, Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus, Patrick Wilson as Prince Orm Marius (Ocean Master), and Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna.
Reasons Behind The ‘Aquaman’ Hype
If I went back in time five or 10 years and told myself that Black Panther and Aquaman would be my most anticipated superhero movies of 2018, I would have said, “Ahhhh!” because time traveling is freaky. But I would also have been quite surprised about the movies, too. The former I knew only in passing and the latter by the frequent jokes made about him. We here at Heroic Hollywood previously talked about what got us most excited about Black Panther. But we haven’t yet talked about the positive developments behind-the-scenes of Aquaman that have turned the film into an unexpectedly-anticipated blockbuster.
Aquaman is the next DCEU ready for production, gearing up for filming to begin in April in Australia. Of course, the character played by Jason Momoa, a Hawaiian of mixed descent, has already debuted in video and photographs in last year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad respectively. The king of Atlantis gets his proper introduction in Justice League, coming this November. But its his solo feature, directed by James Wan, that has really grabbed my imagination. The superhero’s story intertwines many great comic book and genre tropes, from the Shakespearan family drama to civilizational clashes to the tragic origin stories. He’s is the first big-screen water superhero. As fascinating as space is, I can’t help but be as fascinated more by the mysterious blue depths.
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