Jason Momoa has actually made obvious that he will be playing another DC character in the restarted DCU, in addition to continuing as Aquaman in the meantime. However, whether his Aquaman future is as safe as when thought has actually been questioned thanks to current test screenings of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom apparently not being well gotten. In light of that news, motion picture expert Jeff Sneider has not just included weight to the claims of the Aquaman follow up’s uninspired screenings however likewise recommended that this is the primary factor for other opportunities– that opportunity being all however verified to be Lobo formed– being checked out with Momoa in the DCU.
While the initial Aquaman was not viewed as among the best superhero motion pictures ever made, it did what it required at package workplace, turning into one of DC’s couple of $1 billion motion pictures. However, concerning the follow up, there have actually been numerous production problems, consisting of the Covid pandemic and the interruption around Amber Heard’s trial withJohnny Depp More just recently, the movie has actually apparently gone through some modifications due to the altering landscape of theDCU Writing on his Twitter account in reaction to the news of Aquaman 2‘s test screenings, Sneider composed:
“I hear it’s terrible and that’s why Momoa is gonna be Lobo going forward. But they can’t say that yet because then it would be a lame duck…and DC is hoping to wring another billion out of the box office. First one was awful too, so not a huge surprise.”
I hear it’s terrible and that’s why Momoa is gonna be Lobo going forward. But they can’t say that yet because then it would be a lame duck… and DC is hoping to wring another billion out of the box office. First one was awful too, so not a huge surprise. https://t.co/VlbUoqILDm
— Jeff Sneider (@TheInSneider) February 20, 2023
Will Jason Momoa Return Again as Aquaman?
There is no doubt that Jason Momoa has a future in the DCU moving forward, however whether that will consist of another look as Aquaman is on unstable ground. Not that Momoa appears to mind in that regard, as the function he will be playing quickly has actually plainly made the star delighted to see James Gunn and Peter Safran taking the helm of the comics franchise. While discussing Momoa’s future, Safran hinted that the star would not appear in a double function. He stated:
“Jason constantly believed Aquaman was a trilogy in his own mind, however he likewise enjoysLobo He’s been really clear about that, too. He’s never ever gon na play 2 characters, however no choice has actually been made.”
Many choices are still being made about the future of some enduring DCU characters, such as Momoa’s Aquaman, Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, and Ezra Miller’sThe Flash This year will see The Flash function as a reset to the DC Universe, and despite the fact that Gunn and Safran have actually shared their very first run of jobs for the brand-new DCU, how all of it exercises is something that will not be understood for a couple of years yet. In the meantime, 2023 still has lots of DC motion pictures for those still bought the “old” routine, beginning with Shazam! Fury of the Gods in simply under a month’s time.