In a recent post, a promotional banner for the upcoming Aquaman film was released which give us our first look at Jason Momoa in the character’s classic outfit.
The banner in question shows the film’s title in the center with Aquaman himself on the left end. The image shows the character in the classic costume with his gold armor, green gloves with what appears to be a normal trident. It is similar to the armor that he wore in last year’s Justice League but is noticeably more saturated and colorful. You can see the full image below:
OTHER: Aquaman promotional banner from DC_Cinematic
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What do you all make of this image? Do you think that Warner Bros. and DC should have stuck to the Justice League look or is returning to the character’s roots the best idea? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
The film stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Patrick Wilson as Orm Marius/Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Temuera Morrison as Thomas Curry, Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna, and Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko. Here is an official plot synopsis for the film:
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an aciton-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.
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Aquaman is currently slated to hit theaters on December 21, 2018.
Why ‘Shazam!’ Is A Good Turning Point For The DC Extended Universe
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When it comes to the DC Extended Universe, the results have been struggling at best. Justice League‘s box office returns where nowhere near where they should have been. This is troubling considering that the film features all of the big name superheroes within the DC Comics mythos. The biggest takeaway from the film is that a serious change is needed, and DC’s Shazam! might be the perfect starting point for that.
Shazam has been around since the late 1930s. Originally known as Captain Marvel and published through Fawcett Comics, the hero was actually at one point more popular than Superman. After some legal woes and a buyout of Fawcett Comics by DC Comics, the hero became ingrained with DC mythos. Due to the aforementioned legal woes, the character is now more commonly known as Shazam.
Here are 10 reasons why Shazam! could be a great, new starting point for the DC Extended Universe! Click Next to get started.