Published On: Mon, Jan 26th, 2015

‘300 Rise of an Empire’ director for ‘Aquaman’ with Karl Urban as ‘bad guy’

The DC film universe may be getting clearer with new rumors surrounding their Aquaman film which will star Jason Momoa as the title character.

Latino Review is reporting Noam Murro (300: Rise of an Empire) is in the mix to direct Aquaman, which will may also co-star Karl Urban, who is rumored for a supporting role.

Alex Ross DC Comics Aquaman photoMud director Jeff Nichols has been a rumored candidate for the proojectsince the leak of Sony emails.

“WB is waiting patiently for Star Trek 3 to go into production and finish because they’d like to have Karl Urban step into Aquaman in an unspecified supporting role, possibly the villain. Urban and WB have had a good relationship in the past with Urban almost becoming a Batman, and for TV, WB producing Urban-starring Almost Human with Bad Robot for Fox,” reports Latino Review.

The site details that two rumored script which will have a massive Avatar look and feel.

“Currently there are two scripts in the running (as we’ve seen previously in WB/DC land, multiple scripts go at once) and both are BIG in the budgetary department, putting the Aquaman film more into a world-building spectacle blockbuster like Avatar…”

Momoa will make his debut as Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on March 25, 2016 with Aquaman set for a July 27, 2018 release.

New 52 DC Comics art Aquaman photo

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  1. cooool says:

    Urban woud kill as Ocean Master! DO IT DO IT DO IT!

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