First ‘Aquaman’ Trailer Dives Headfirst Into SDCC

Warner Bros. and DC have continued to deliver the goods Saturday at San Diego Comic-con. Earlier we got our first teaser for the upcoming comedic superhero film Shazam! and just hours later, DC drops the first trailer for Aquaman, as promised by Aquaman star Jason Momoa.

After many months of being hush-hush about the film, Warner Bros. along with the cast of Aquaman made a splash by releasing an epic trailer during a panel in Hall H Saturday afternoon. The trailer displays a very gladiator-esque underwater adventure from director James Wan.

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.

The film also stars Amber Heard (“Justice League,” “Magic Mike XXL”) as Mera, a fierce warrior and Aquaman’s ally throughout his journey; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe (“Platoon,” “Spider-Man 2”) as Vulko, council to the Atlantean throne; Patrick Wilson (“The Conjuring” films, “Watchmen”) as Orm/Ocean Master, the present King of Atlantis; Dolph Lundgren (“The Expendables” films) as Nereus, King of the Atlantean tribe Xebel; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Netflix’s “The Get Down”) as the vengeful Black Manta; and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman (“The Hours,” “Lion”) as Arthur’s mom, Atlanna; as well as Ludi Lin (“Power Rangers”) as Captain Murk, Atlantean Commando; and Temuera Morrison (“Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones,” “Green Lantern”) as Arthur’s dad, Tom Curry.

Aquaman swims into theaters December 21, 2018.

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