More Justice League concept art has surfaced and this time it is for the Ancient Atlantean King.
Actor Julian Lewis Jones played the Ancient Atlantean King in Zack Snyder’s Justice League. It was only a brief appearance as the character was basically relegated only to securing away the Atlantean Motherbox in a vault. Still, the new concept art just goes to show the tremendous amount of pre-production work that goes into figuring out each character’s look and the King was no exception.
Via his Instagram , Jones posted a picture of some never-before-seen concept art of the Ancient Atlantean King, with particular attention shown to the character’s elaborate crown. Of course, this is only one look out of many over the course of the three months that went into designing his costume for Justice League. You can check out the post below:
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I have kept this under Wraps for almost 3 Years as There is NO way I was going to show this to anyone but I guess after 3 Years there is no Secret anymore! My Original Costume Fitting for Justice League. I had many more over the Course of 3 Months as they Modified and Adapted the Amazing Costume I had! The Design Team on @justiceleague were truly amazing!! We had lots of fun during the Shoot and I am extremely proud to be a part of @dccomics And @wbpictures History! @dcfamily @aquafan @aquamanmovie @prideofgypsies @comic_con @sandiegocomicconinternational @walescomiccon @sandiegocomicconnews #aquaman
Julian Lewis Jones is not the credited actor who plays the ancient Atlantean King seen in the new Aquaman movie, so it is not clear whether or not the two are meant to be one and the same.
What do you think about this concept art? Does it at all make you any more appreciative of how much work each crew member puts into their film behind the scenes? Let us know in the comments below!
Aquaman is now playing everywhere. The DCEU will continue next with Shazam! which will be released in theaters on April 5, 2019, and will be followed by Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020. A standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is also set to hit theaters October 4, 2019.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the DC Extended Universe.
Clay Enos Shares Hi-Res Stills Of ‘Batman v Superman’, ‘Justice League’ & More
Photographer Clay Enos has shared a huge batch of new hi-res stills from DCEU films such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Justice League, and Suicide Squad which includes several new images of Jared Leto as The Joker.
The hi-res images range from stills to behind the scenes photos featuring directors Zack Snyder and David Ayer working with cast members including Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Will Smith as Deadshot. In addition to the new images of Jared Leto’s Joker, a new image of Gadot as Wonder Woman in her own standalone film is included among the hi-res stills.
You can check out the images in the gallery below.
Warner Bros. and DC Films have many projects currently being developed including The Batman, The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Supergirl, New Gods, and Nightwing.
The DCEU continues this month with Aquaman which is now playing and will be followed by Shazam! on April 5, 2019, Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020. A standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is also set to hit theaters October 4, 2019.
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.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director, James Wan comes an action-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.
Aquaman is now playing. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the current DC cinematic universe as we learn it.
Source: Clay Enos