The most recent extended trailer for Warner Bros’ Aquaman just dropped, and the five-minute long deep dive has us feeling practically parched.
Less than a minute into the trailer for one of the most hotly-anticipated films of this year, Mera (Amber Heard) tells the titular superhero “We’re getting close now” as the pair walk across a vast desert.
Aquaman, played by the dreamy Jason Momoa asks her what they’re “close to”, suggesting that they might be “dying of thirst”.
And honestly, same.
The film sees the former Game of Thrones star take on the role of the half-human, half-Atlantean hero on the journey of his lifetime.
This origin story, which is based on the DC Comics character of the same name, is brought to us by Warner Bros and director Jason Wan. The film will follow the Atlantean superhero as he is forced to face up to who he is on a journey of self-discovery. Moreover, it is the first full-length feature film based on this character.
Mamoa is joined by Heard (Justice League, Magic Mike XXL) who takes on the role of Mera, a fierce warrior and Aquaman’s ally.
A star-studded cast fills out the ensemble including Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe (Platoon, Spider-Man 2,) as Vulko the council to the Atlantean throne, Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring, Watchmen) as the King of Atlantis, and Yahya-Abdul Mateen II (The Get Down) as the vengeful Black Manta.
The impressive line-up is made complete by Oscar winner, living legend and all-round icon Nicole Kidman, as Aquaman’s mom.
If the trailer is anything to go by, Aquaman is set to be the smash-hit superhero flick of the summer, as well as being incredibly visually appealing (in every aspect of that word).
Aquaman hits Irish cinemas December 14 in 3D, 2D and IMAX and you best believe we’ll hittin this one up in IMAX.
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