“AQUAMAN”

December 21, 2018
James Wan

Official Synopsis: Following the events of Justice League, Arthur Curry, the reluctant ruler of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, is caught in a battle between surface dwellers that threaten his oceans and his own people, who are ready to lash out and invade the surface.

Starring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Nicole Kidman

Screenplay By: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick
Will Beall
Story By: Geoff Johns
James Wan
Will Beall
Cinematography By: Don Burgess
Music By: Rupert Gregson-Williams
Edited By: Kirk Morri
Production Company: DC Entertainment
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Budget: $160 million

FILMS IN SERIES:

“Man Of Steel” (2013)
“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016)
“Wonder Woman” (2017)
“Justice League” (2017)

Also on
DECEMBER 21, 2018

“Alita: Battle Angel” 20th Century Fox
“Bumblebee” Paramount
“Cold War” Amazon Studios
“Holmes & Watson” Sony / Columbia
“Welcome to Marwen” Universal

CAST

JASON MOMOA
“Arthur Curry / Aquaman”
Honolulu, Hawaii || Age: 38

Character Description: A half-Atlantean half-Human who is reluctant to be king of the undersea nation of Atlantis. He has the ability to manipulate the tides of the ocean, communicate with other aquatic life, swim at supersonic speeds, and possesses superhuman strength.

Notable Work
“Baywatch: Hawaii”
(1999-2001)
“Game of Thrones”
(2011-2012)
“Conan the Barbarian”
(2011)
“Justice League”
(2017)

AMBER HEARD
“Mera”
Austin, Texas || Age: 32

Character Description: Arthur Curry’s love interest, a warrior and daughter of the king of the Atlantean tribe of Xebel, who was raised by Queen Atlanna and groomed to become queen. Mera possesses hydrokinetic and telepathic powers that allow her to control her aquatic environment and communicate with other Atlanteans

Notable Work
“Alpha Dog”
(2006)
“Pineapple Express”
(2008)
“The Rum Diary”
(2011)
“The Danish Girl”
(2015)

NICOLE KIDMAN
“Queen Atlanna”
Honolulu, Hawaii || Age: 51

Character Description: The Queen of Atlantis, mother of Arthur Curry and Orm.

 

Academy Awards
2002 (74th) “Moulin Rouge!” (2001) NOMINATED Best Actress in a Leading Role
2003 (75th) “The Hours” (2002) WON Best Actress in a Leading Role
2011 (83rd) “Rabbit Hole” (2011) NOMINATED Best Actress in a Leading Role
2017 (89th) “Lion” (2016) NOMINATED Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Notable Work
“Batman Forever”
(1995)
“Eyes Wide Shut”
(1999)
“Australia”
(2008)
“Big Little Lies”
(2017-2019)

PATRICK WILSON
“Orm / Ocean Master”
Norfolk, Virginia || Age: 45

Character Description: Arthur Curry’s Atlantean half-brother and ruler of Atlantis, who seeks to unite the seven underwater kingdoms to declare war on the surface world out of belief humanity polluted the seas.

Notable Work
“The Phantom Of The Opera”
(2004)
“Hard Candy”
(2005)
“Insidious”
(2010)
“The Conjuring”
(2013)

WILLEM DAFOE
“Nuidis Vulko”
Appleton, Wisconsin || Age: 63

Character Description: Atlantis’ counselor and will become a mentor of Arthur Curry when he first comes to Atlantis.

Academy Awards
1987 (59th) “Platoon” (1986) NOMINATED Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2001 (73rd) “Shadow Of The Vampire” (2000) NOMINATED Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2018 (90th) “The Florida Project” (2017) NOMINATED Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Notable Work
“Born on the Fourth of July”
(1989)
“The Boondock Saints”
(1999)
“Spider-Man”
(2002)
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
(2014)

DOLPH LUNDGRIN
“King Nereus”
Spånga, Sweden || Age: 60

Character Description: The king of the Atlantean tribe of Xebel and Mera’s father.

 

Notable Work
“Rocky IV”
(1985)
“Universal Soldier”
(1992)
“The Expendables”
(2010)
“Arrow”
(2016-2017)


YAHYA ABDUL-MATEEN II
“David Kane / Black Manta”
New Orleans, Louisiana || Age: 31

Character Description: A ruthless treasure hunter and a high-seas mercenary with a flair for creating deadly technological innovations.

Notable Work
“The Get Down”
(2016-2017)
“Baywatch”
(2017)
“The Greatest Showman”
(2017)
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
(2018)


RANDALL PARK
“Dr. Stephen Shin”
Los Angeles, California || Age: 44

Character Description: A marine biologist who was friends with Thomas Curry.

 

Notable Work
“Veep”
(2012-2017)
“The Interview”
(2014)
“Fresh Off The Boat”
(2015-2018)
“Ant-Man and the Wasp”
(2018)


DJIMON HOUNSOU
“Fisherman King”
Cotonou, Benin || Age: 54

Character Description: King with whom Orm creates alliance with as part of his plan to unite the seven kingdoms.

Academy Awards
2004 (76th) “In America” (2003) NOMINATED Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2007 (79th) “Blood Diamond” (2006) NOMINATED Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Notable Work
“Stargate”
(1994)
“Gladiator”
(2000)
“Guardians Of The Galaxy”
(2014)
“Furious 7”
(2015)

TEMUERA MORRISON
“Thomas Curry”
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand || Age: 57

Character Description: Arthur Curry’s human father and a lighthouse keeper.

 

Notable Work
“Six Days Seven Nights”
(1998)
“Star Wars: Attack of the Clones”
(2002)
“Green Lantern”
(2011)
“Moana”
(2016)

PRODUCTION

JAMES WAN
Director / Writer / Producer
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia || Age: 41

Notable Work
“Saw”
(2004)
“Insidious”
(2010)
“The Conjuring”
(2013)
“Furious 7”
(2015)


DON BURGESS
Cinematographer

Santa Monica, California || Age: 62

Academy Awards
1995 (67th) “Forrest Gump” (1994) NOMINATED Best Cinematography

Notable Work
“Contact”
(1997)
“Castaway”
(2000)
“Spider-Man”
(2002)
“The Conjuring 2”
(2016)

RUPERT GREGSON-WILLIAMS
Composer
England, United Kingdom || Age: 51

Notable Work
“Hotel Rwanda”
(2004)
“Hacksaw Ridge”
(2016)
“Wonder Woman”
(2016)
“Terminal”
(2018)

KIRK MORRI
Editor

Notable Work
“Feast”
(2005)
“Insidious”
(2010)
“The Conjuring”
(2013)
“Furious 7”
(2015)

DAVID LESLIE JOHNSON-MCGOLDRICK
Writer

Notable Work
“Orphan”
(2009)
“Red Riding Hood”
(2011)
“Wrath Of The Titans”
(2012)
“The Conjuring 2”
(2016)

WILL BEALL
Writer

Notable Work
“Castle”
(2009-2011)
“Gangster Squad”
(2013)
“Training Day”
(2017)
“Venom”
(2018)

WARNER BROS. PICTURES
Distributor

ALSO THIS YEAR
“Teen Titans Go! To the Movies” JUL 27
“The Meg” AUG 10
“The Nun” SEPT 7
“A Star Is Born” OCT 5
“Mowgli” OCT 19
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald” NOV 16
“Creed II” NOV 21

DC ENTERTAINMENT
Production Company

ALSO UPCOMING
“Shazam” APR 5
“Wonder Woman 1984” NOV 1

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