Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Films’ American superhero film, Aquaman has begun principal photography and a new logo was revealed.
Jason Momoa stars as Arthur Curry / Aquaman with Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Temuera Morrison as Thomas Curry, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Patrick Wilson as Prince Orm / Ocean Master and Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna.
Directed by James Wan, with a screenplay by Will Beall, from a story by Wan and Geoff Johns.
The film is being produced by Peter Safran, with Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Rob Cowan, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers.
Wan’s team behind the scenes includes such frequent collaborators as Oscar-nominated director of photography Don Burgess, his five-time editor Kirk M. Morri and production designer Bill Brzeski.
They are joined by costume designer Kym Barrett, along with Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Charles Gibson and VFX supervisor Kelvin McIlwain.
“As is fitting for the king of the sea, the shoot will take place mainly in locations spanning the stunning Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia, with extensive filming to be accomplished at Village Roadshow Studios.
The production will utilize the facility’s sprawling backlot and all nine VRS soundstages, including its newest, Stage 9, the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Filming will also take place in Newfoundland, Sicily and Tunisia.”
Aquaman is scheduled to hit theaters on December 21, 2018 in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D.