Jason Momoa discussed what it was like to write the treatment for Aquaman 2 in a recent interview with Drew Barrymore.
Aquaman was a bonafide hit for Warner Bros., grossing over $1 billion at the worldwide box office. The success of Aquaman proved that the goofy image of Aquaman held for decades was now washed away. Much of Aquaman‘s success could be attributed to star Jason Momoa, who brought a level of bravado and charisma to the otherwise laughed at character. Now, with a sequel in tow, it has been revealed that Momoa also lent his creative writing skills to the project in addition to his acting chops.
In a recent interview with Drew Barrymore to discuss his water company Mananalu Pure Water, Jason Momoa discussed what it was like to actually write up the story treatment for Aquaman 2, which he handed over to director James Wan and writer David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick.
“After we ended the first one I went in with my writing partner and we dreamed up the second one and we went in and pitched the idea and the best thing I can give you is that I love it so much that I participated in the writing of it. And so, we did the first treatment and then James and our original writer David finished it off and all of our hearts are in it. Instead of just like getting a script and doing that like you are 100% being encouraged by your director and co-writers so that’s exciting for me and I’m excited to go over there. I leave in July and we start filming.”
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Here’s the official synopsis for Jason Momoa’s first Aquaman film:
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
Aquaman is available on Digital HD, 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD, with the sequel currently scheduled for December 16, 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest news on Amber Heard as Mera in the upcoming Aquaman sequel, and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more video content!
Source: The Drew Barrymore Show
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