James Wan Tweets an Image from the Aquaman Movie Editing Bay In Anticipation of SDCC Trailer Release

UPDATE – A new official poster came out shortly after we published this story, so it has been embedded after the break.

Director James Wan, who is helming the live-action Aquaman movie starring Jason Mamoa as the titular character, has tweeted out an image of the film from the editing bay where he’s frantically working on the film prior to its rumored SDCC trailer reveal. It does appear as if he himself is either polishing a few scenes that have been chosen for the trailer, or doing the trailer edit himself, either way he’s getting something prepared for this week’s SDCC festivities.

The image itself is a bit blurry, but it looks like it could be from some sort of flashback that sets up Aquaman’s universe. I think the character shown is probably Queen Atlanna’s husband, who is flexing his powers over the sea by summoning two jumping whales. Who knows, that’s my guess, but I do think it’s a flashback setup versus Aquaman himself in full on Kings gear with trident. Check it out below to judge for yourself.

About Aquaman

The Aquaman cast includes Jason Momoa as the titular King of Atlantis, with Amber Heard as his wife Mera, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko, Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry, Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Ludi Lin as Murk, Patrick Wilson as King Orm/Ocean Master, Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman as Atlanna and Michael Beach as Jesse Kane.

Directed by James Wan from a script by Will Beall, Geoff Johns and Wan, the film is being produced by Peter Safran, with Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Rob Cowan, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers. Rupert Gregson-Williams (Wonder Woman) will compose the music.

Aquaman opens on December 21 in theaters everywhere.


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