Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

First Look At Jason Momoa’s Aquaman

Untie.jpg
Here’s your first look at Jason Momoa's Aquaman, AKA your new favourite sea-dwelling superhero.
 
Primed to appear in Zach Snyder's Batman vs Superman alongside those two, more illustrious, DC characters, the uninitiated will largely be in the dark about this chap (save perhaps for a royal spoofing in Family Guy where his fairly unorthodox superpowers were brought into question).
 
Even the most nerdish of fanboys have long been wary about how a character whose skill-set includes talking to sea life, swimming at great speeds and sporting sparkly leotards would translate in today’s realm of moody Hollywood blockbuster. But it seems Snyder has nailed it.
 
Tweeting this first-look image of his Aquaman, the director's opted for a darker look than the comic books, closer perhaps to Hercules or a Maori warrior, possibly throwing in some Poseidon for good measure as our man holds our gaze under the tagline ‘Unite The Seven’ (the other six being members of DC’s Justice League, of course). We would suggest that Snyder's vision of Aquaman looks a little closer to Marvel's aquatic character Namor, Prince of Atlantis, but you probably got there before us, right?
 
He'll also be appearing in his own standalone film at some stage, and on the basis of this image it'll be anything but a washout.
 
Batman vs Superman will open May 6, 2016
1

Related

comic11.jpg

DC's Film-Inspired Variant Comic Covers

2.jpg

An Avengers Trailer Re-cut Like Zack Snyder’s Watchmen

hero.jpg

Eight Things You Need To Know About The Suicide Squad

Chairmain.jpg

Iconic Furniture From TV & Film

batman.jpg

First Official Look At The Batmobile

wonderwoman.jpg

Wonder Woman Film Announced For 2017

Comments

More

Ray Winstone on family, feminism and how film stars have changed

His wilder years may be behind him, but a return to his roots has given Ray Winstone a new lease of life

by Jimi Famurewa
27 Apr 2017

Watch Mindhorn for FREE with ShortList Film Club

Check out the new film starring Julian Barratt

27 Apr 2017

M. Night Shyamalan announces sequels to Split and Unbreakable

*SPOILERS INSIDE*

by Gary Ogden
27 Apr 2017

Julian Barratt on jazz, memes, and the Chuckle Brothers

We spoke to the "miserable, slightly pretentious" comedian

by Ralph Jones
27 Apr 2017

John Boyega photobombing hardcore Star Wars fans is essential viewing

The man knows to make an entrance

by Matt Tate
26 Apr 2017

Heath Ledger's sister talks about her brother in tender new interview

Kate Ledger gently refutes claims that his role as the joker led to his fatal overdose

by Tom Mendelsohn
26 Apr 2017

Jeff Goldblum set up a free food giveaway for the sake of a 6/10 pun

It's all in the delivery

by Tom Victor
26 Apr 2017

Great news alert: Jeff Goldblum is returning to the Jurassic Park fran

Ian Malcolm is back back back

by Gary Ogden
26 Apr 2017

Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs has a release date and new poster

Just look at the names on that poster

by Tom Victor
26 Apr 2017

Watch Chris Pratt confess his love for a bacon sandwich

Haven't we all at one point?

by Matt Tate
25 Apr 2017