The DC Comics feature film “Aquaman” will begin shooting on May 22, 2017 and casting is underway for new lead and supporting roles. Shooting will take place in Queensland, Australia. All actors, extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles must have legal eligibility to work in the entertainment industry in Australia. Film crew members can submit resumes to the production office email address below.
“Aquaman” will center on Aquaman as a reluctant ruler of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis who is caught between land dwellers that are always polluting the globe and his own people who are ready to invade the surface. Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Jason Momoa will play Aquaman. Also starring is Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Hollywood Film Awards winner Amber Heard as Mera, two-time Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko, two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Patrick Wilson as Orm/Ocean Master, New Zealand Film and TV Awards winner Temuera Morrison as Thomas Curry, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta.
Two-time Hollywood Film Awards winner James Wan will direct “Aquaman” from a screenplay written by Will Beall
based on a treatment by Wan and DC Entertainment President Geoff Johns. Albert Cho is 1st AD. Producers are Jon Berg, Geoff Johns, Peter Safran, Deborah Snyder, and Zack Snyder. Rob Cowan will serve as executive producer.
“Aquaman” is scheduled to hit theaters on October 5, 2018.
There is also a one-line summary of the movie: "Aquaman is the King of the Seven Seas. This reluctant ruler of Atlantis, caught between a surface world constantly ravaging the sea and Atlanteans looking to lash out in revolt, is committed to protecting the entire globe."