This Film Is Making Waves
According to CNet’s recent article, DC’s Atlantean king quickly swam from King of the Seas to King of the Box-Office this weekend. “Aquaman” was released exclusively in China and crossed a $101 million milestone today! This marks Warner Bros. most successful film debut in China to date, surpassing both “Wonder Woman” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, according to Business Insider. This means that “Aquaman” was the “biggest film in the world this past weekend” and it hasn’t even been released in the U.S.!!! Before the rest of us get a chance to experience this must-see film, here is everything you need to know about DC’s king of the seven seas:
Let’s start with Aquaman’s origins, way before he became a cinematic sensation played by Jason Momoa. As one of the first true superheroes, Aquaman’s backstory has been retold several times since his debut in 1941. Most notably as Arthur Curry, the son of an ex-sailor turned lighthouse operator and mysterious woman who had washed ashore. Gifted with superpowers, Arthur eventually learned that he was the son of Atlantis and destined to become the king of the Seas! He even joined the Justice League of America, fighting along such superheroes as Batman, Superman, Wonderwoman and The Flash. Check out the video below for a detailed recounting of Aquaman’s comic book origins:
In terms of the new movie, set to release in the U.S. the 21st of December, we’ve put together a list of the most interesting trivia and behind-the-scenes tidbits we know about this under-the-sea DC adventure to get you prepared for what’s bound to be another box-office splash. For example, “Aquaman” Went by “Ahab”, Nicole Kidman Was Always a Frontrunner, Bubbles Aren’t Needed for Dialogue and the film’s director James Wan Raced to “Aquaman” Instead of “Flash”. To find out all the details and more, check out the video below for our pick of the Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Aquaman Movie:
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