James Wan, the director behind the highest-grossing film set within the DCEU Aquaman, Is revisiting the character on the small screen. As first reported by Variety, the upcoming HBO Max streaming service has ordered a three-part animated mini-series about the King of the Seven Seas. Wan is on board as an executive producer
Aquaman: King of Atlantis will reportedly follow Arthur Curry on his first few days as the King. However, the hero will need to navigate the choppy waters of the aquatic monarchy alongside his trusty advisor Vulko and top warrior Mera. At this time, it is unknown whether Jason Mamoa, Amber Heard, or Willam Dafoe will providing the voices for these characters in the series.
Sarah Aubrey, head of HBO Max originals revealed the news during the Television Critics Association winter tour. She then spoke on her excitement for the upcoming series.
“This DC property is a fan-favorite rich with well-known characters and dynamic storylines,” she said. “On the heels of Warner Bros. Pictures’ box office smash hit, we are certain ‘Aquaman: King of Atlantis’ will be an exciting addition to our already robust slate of kids and family programming.”
Released on November 26, 2018, Aquaman was met with rave reviews from fans and critics alike. It went on to gross over $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office. A sequel is currently in development with Mamoa tapped to star.
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