Aquaman is one of the best movies that DC has ever put out in the DC Extended Universe. In fact, it is one of my favorite superhero movies of all time. It is just that good! And now, we finally have the sequel to the movie, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. The second movie in the series is one that I have been waiting for for a long time now.
Aquaman, when it came out back in 2018, took the world by storm. DC was not really doing that well back then, with the recent failure of the original Justice League, and in general, the sales figures also weren’t really good. That was until Aquaman came out which had widespread critical acclaim and was loved by the fans.
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I’m sure many of you are DC fans here, and a lot of you are Marvel fans too. As you know, I’m an ardent DC fan, so every DC release gets me excited like a little kid. Which is just a part of who I am. In addition to that, the movies released by DC are just that good that they make you go giddy just at the thought of them. The Dark Knight comes to mind, a movie I’m sure you all just loved.
In fact, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom almost did not happen. How’s that for a fact? It’s because the production team and James Wan were both not interested in making a sequel for the movie.
In fact, it was Jason Momoa himself, who plays the role of Aquaman, that pushed the team for a sequel again and again. And needless to say, he got what he wanted. He was actively involved in the writing and production process for the second movie and is an integral part of it.
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Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom: What We Know So Far
Okay, so this is somewhere we are really falling short right now. While we know for a fact that a second movie is definitely coming out and the filmmakers have already started working on it, what the second movie is going to be about is still being kept under wraps. In fact, the director James Wan has only really revealed the title of the movie so far.
Whether this is an attempt to arouse curiosity among fans of the DC Universe or whether the movie is just not that far down the pipeline, one thing is for sure. We are going to be kept in the dark for quite some time.
What we do know is that this is going to be a direct sequel to 2018’s Aquaman. And it is being said the movie is going to have a thicker and stronger plot compared to the first one. Now that raises a lot of expectations, so I sure do hope they deliver on it.
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Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom: Release Date
While we do not have much info about the upcoming movie, what we do have is a release date. Which is very out of the ordinary given that studios don’t really reveal the release date before they’ve given out more important info about the movie. But to each his own, I guess.
Anyway, DC has announced the release date for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom to be December 16, 2022. That is still so far away. And it is going to be a long wait for sure. So buckle up for a long ride.
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Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom: Cast
The second movie in the franchise will be returning with the same cast as the first movie. All the major players are going to be there. And it is going to be quite amazing. The original Aquaman was very excellent in its casting and we love the Aquaman that Jason Momoa portrays.
The returning cast is:
- Jason Momoa as Aquaman/Arthur Curry
- Amber Heard as Mera
- Patrick Wilson as Ocean Master/Orm Marius
- Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus
- Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta/David Kane
- Temuera Morrison as Thomas Curry
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Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom: Final Words
The second movie in the Aquaman franchise is quite a special one, and I’m really excited for it. What is also really emotional is the fact that Jason Momoa recently dedicated the movie to an 8 year old fan who recently died of cancer.
Jason Momoa wrote, “I just found out this heartbreaking news. All my Aloha to this beautiful Ohana Loves u baby boy. Rest in peace You will live in my heart I dedicate aquaman 2 to you lil angel Aloha UNKO Aquaman.”
This is such an emotional tribute, and one that will move you to tears. It is really something and Jason Momoa has all my respect.
And that is all we really know about the movie so far. The movie is still early along the production pipeline so a lot of things need to be hashed out. But stay tuned for the latest information on Aquaman.
What do you think about the upcoming movie? Are you excited for it? Are you going to watch it? Let me know in the comments down below.
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