An Aquaman Movie in the works.

#1 Edited by Moomin123 (2205 posts) - - Show Bio

Warner Brothers and DC Comics are apparently making an Aquaman movie soon. They haven't even begun script-writing yet so there isn't any idea who will don the orange scaly costume. Any ideas?


FACT OF THE DAY: The Aquaman movie will be one of the movies that follows on to the shelved JLA movie, along with the Superman Returns sequel, The Dark Knight sequel and the upcoming Green Lantern movie!


#2 Posted by RaptorFratBoy (550 posts) - - Show Bio

The closest I think we'll get to an "Aquaman" movie was already done in HBO's "Entourage". I really just think the character has been turned into a widely-known mainstream joke to ever be taken seriously outside a core comic book-loving audience. Like us.

I respect Arthur Curry and the unlimited potential the character of Aquaman has. I enjoy reading him when he's written well, and feel he should always be a member of the JLA. But the facts are facts; when you bring-up Aquaman to most people, they just think of any number of jokes spanning the last few decades about the "Superhero that talks to fish".

#3 Posted by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio

First -  Flash, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Superman...(Two Hours Later of Naming off other Chracters)...and then (Maybe) Aquaman

#4 Posted by RaptorFratBoy (550 posts) - - Show Bio

Exactly. At this rate, a "Mr. Miracle" movie would do better than "Aquaman", just because people DON'T know who he is...

#5 Posted by iLLituracy (13537 posts) - - Show Bio

...There's a lot of projects they could do before banking on Aquaman. Like, who actually likes Aquaman in this day and age?

#6 Posted by inferiorego (24505 posts) - - Show Bio

Aquaman has been greenlit and shelved more times than Joan Rivers has had plastic surgery. This one will fail too.

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#7 Posted by RaptorFratBoy (550 posts) - - Show Bio

"Mercy Reef" was just a watered-down "Smallville".

...See what I did there? HA!!! I kill me...

#8 Posted by Moomin123 (2205 posts) - - Show Bio

You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable.

#9 Posted by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio
@Moomin123 said:
"You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
How do you know this? And were just guessing about the movie like you are
#10 Posted by Moomin123 (2205 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
"You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
How do you know this? And were just guessing about the movie like you are "
I'm sorry if I sound a bit grouchy but I do have proof of the Aquaman movie.
#11 Edited by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio
@Moomin123 said:
"@War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
"You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
How do you know this? And were just guessing about the movie like you are "
I'm sorry if I sound a bit grouchy but I do have proof of the Aquaman movie.
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I understand, I'm tried and probably sound like a little mean too, but yeah, I think if there was something about Aquaman, we would have heard about it at Comic Con (Unless they did say something and I missed it)
#12 Posted by Moomin123 (2205 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
"@War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
"You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
How do you know this? And were just guessing about the movie like you are "
I'm sorry if I sound a bit grouchy but I do have proof of the Aquaman movie.
"
I understand, I'm tried and probably sound like a little mean too, but yeah, I think if there was something about Aquaman, we would have heard about it at Comic Con (Unless they did say something and I missed it) "
You haven't missed anything I don't think. The film won't probably be out until the early 2010s so I'm not surprised if you and the others haven't heard of it yet.
#13 Edited by EisforExtinction (1909 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd rather see the Aquaman movie they made in Entourage. Vinnie Chase and Mandy Moore!

#14 Posted by Chaos Agent (2150 posts) - - Show Bio

First: Superman sequel was cancelled, it ain't happening.
Second: Leonardo Dicaprio is doing Aquaman as a producer check here

#15 Posted by Terranei Parker (14 posts) - - Show Bio

When are they going to have time for Aquaman between Green Lantern, Deadpool, and finding a replacement for Heath Ledger? So much awesome, so little time...

#16 Posted by inferiorego (24505 posts) - - Show Bio
@Moomin123 said:
" You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
Superman/Batman had a script written for it, there have been two Ant-Man scripts, and many others. Anyone can write a script. Again, this franchise has been picked up and dropped 3 or 4 times now.
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#17 Posted by Darkchild (40624 posts) - - Show Bio
@inferiorego said:
" Aquaman has been greenlit and shelved more times than Joan Rivers has had plastic surgery. This one will fail too. "
I really dont want it to. I want to see it done, but DONE RIGHT!
#18 Posted by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio
@Terranei Parker said:
"When are they going to have time for Aquaman between Green Lantern, Deadpool, and finding a replacement for Heath Ledger? So much awesome, so little time..."

Deadpool's Marvel
#19 Posted by inferiorego (24505 posts) - - Show Bio
@Moomin123 said:
" @War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
" @War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
"You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
How do you know this? And were just guessing about the movie like you are "
I'm sorry if I sound a bit grouchy but I do have proof of the Aquaman movie. "
I understand, I'm tried and probably sound like a little mean too, but yeah, I think if there was something about Aquaman, we would have heard about it at Comic Con (Unless they did say something and I missed it) "
You haven't missed anything I don't think. The film won't probably be out until the early 2010s so I'm not surprised if you and the others haven't heard of it yet. "
There's no way, if this is true, it'll be out in early 2010. No movie goes from pre to post in under a year. Not even cookie cutter films like Saw, which still take a year and 3 months from pre-prod to post-prod, and trust me I know.
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#20 Posted by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio
@inferiorego said:
"@Moomin123 said:
" @War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
" @War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
"You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
How do you know this? And were just guessing about the movie like you are "
I'm sorry if I sound a bit grouchy but I do have proof of the Aquaman movie. "
I understand, I'm tried and probably sound like a little mean too, but yeah, I think if there was something about Aquaman, we would have heard about it at Comic Con (Unless they did say something and I missed it) "
You haven't missed anything I don't think. The film won't probably be out until the early 2010s so I'm not surprised if you and the others haven't heard of it yet. "
There's no way, if this is true, it'll be out in early 2010. No movie goes from pre to post in under a year. Not even cookie cutter films like Saw, which still take a year and 3 months from pre-prod to post-prod, and trust me I know. "
I still don't think Aquaman will even be made anytime soon or even at all, there are other characters that still need to have their movies made first (Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Superman (Again), and Martian Manhunter)
#21 Posted by inferiorego (24505 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer said:
" @inferiorego said:
"@Moomin123 said:
" @War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
" @War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
"You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
How do you know this? And were just guessing about the movie like you are "
I'm sorry if I sound a bit grouchy but I do have proof of the Aquaman movie. "
I understand, I'm tried and probably sound like a little mean too, but yeah, I think if there was something about Aquaman, we would have heard about it at Comic Con (Unless they did say something and I missed it) "
You haven't missed anything I don't think. The film won't probably be out until the early 2010s so I'm not surprised if you and the others haven't heard of it yet. "
There's no way, if this is true, it'll be out in early 2010. No movie goes from pre to post in under a year. Not even cookie cutter films like Saw, which still take a year and 3 months from pre-prod to post-prod, and trust me I know. "
I still don't think Aquaman will even be made anytime soon or even at all, there are other characters that still need to have their movies made first (Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Superman (Again), and Martian Manhunter) "
Agreed, but I don't think it will get made because the days of comic movies bringing in the big bucks will pass soon. Trends don't last forever.
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#22 Posted by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio
@inferiorego said:
"@War Killer said:
" @inferiorego said:
"@Moomin123 said:
" @War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
" @War Killer said:
" @Moomin123 said:
"You guys, the Aquaman movie is certainly going to happen, people are writing a screenplay for it and everything. All you quotes about it not happening are wrong with all due respect. The Aquaman movie is inevitable. "
How do you know this? And were just guessing about the movie like you are "
I'm sorry if I sound a bit grouchy but I do have proof of the Aquaman movie. "
I understand, I'm tried and probably sound like a little mean too, but yeah, I think if there was something about Aquaman, we would have heard about it at Comic Con (Unless they did say something and I missed it) "
You haven't missed anything I don't think. The film won't probably be out until the early 2010s so I'm not surprised if you and the others haven't heard of it yet. "
There's no way, if this is true, it'll be out in early 2010. No movie goes from pre to post in under a year. Not even cookie cutter films like Saw, which still take a year and 3 months from pre-prod to post-prod, and trust me I know. "
I still don't think Aquaman will even be made anytime soon or even at all, there are other characters that still need to have their movies made first (Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Superman (Again), and Martian Manhunter) "
Agreed, but I don't think it will get made because the days of comic movies bringing in the big bucks will pass soon. Trends don't last forever. "
Is it really a treand or just a way superheroes are seen now a days
#23 Posted by joshmightbe (24885 posts) - - Show Bio

ok so wonder woman cant get a movie but aqua man can what is wrong with dc aqua man is at best a cheesey namor rip off

#24 Posted by joshmightbe (24885 posts) - - Show Bio
@Moomin123:
just cause they got a screenplay doesnt mean theyll make the movie plastic man got a screen play 10 years ago and i havent seen that anywhere not that id want to but i made my point
#25 Posted by inferiorego (24505 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer: It's a trend. Japanese Horror remakes, buddy comedies, big 90s action films. All comic films need is one giant bomb for the trend to fizzle out.
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#26 Posted by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio
@inferiorego said:
"@War Killer: It's a trend. Japanese Horror remakes, buddy comedies, big 90s action films. All comic films need is one giant bomb for the trend to fizzle out. "

There have been some bad movie over the past few years, but comic films are still going strong
#27 Posted by CellphoneGirl (18854 posts) - - Show Bio

O_O

not to spread any hate around... but i do not like aquaman... He is like the wonder twins.. Completely useless... Like is the movie going to be about him talking to the fish for 2 hours?

#28 Posted by NightFang (10055 posts) - - Show Bio

Only if its a good movie.

#29 Posted by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio
@xxCellPhoneGirlxx said:
"O_Onot to spread any hate around... but i do not like aquaman... He is like the wonder twins.. Completely useless... Like is the movie going to be about him talking to the fish for 2 hours?"
I agree, I don't like him ether
#30 Posted by NightFang (10055 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer:  Why you gotta hate!?
#31 Posted by danhimself (22539 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't believe that the poster has exclusive information that not one person has ever heard besides him and that a movie that hasn't even got a cast yet is going to be released in 2010

#32 Edited by The Englander (1171 posts) - - Show Bio
#33 Posted by Moomin123 (2205 posts) - - Show Bio
@xxCellPhoneGirlxx said:
"O_Onot to spread any hate around... but i do not like aquaman... He is like the wonder twins.. Completely useless... Like is the movie going to be about him talking to the fish for 2 hours?"

I'm very sure that the director and film crew would think of an interesting plot line. They could incorporate Black Manta into the movie.
#34 Posted by Terranei Parker (14 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer: My point still stands.
#35 Posted by cascadeking09 (6758 posts) - - Show Bio
@RaptorFratBoy said:
" Exactly. At this rate, a "Mr. Miracle" movie would do better than "Aquaman", just because people DON'T know who he is... "
everybody knows who aquaman is its just that alot of people dont like him for some reason
#36 Edited by SuperXAsh (510 posts) - - Show Bio

I usually don't get involved too much in this stuff, but hey... for the hell of it... I will. 
 
People keep bringing up the "mainstream perception" of Aquaman as a joke... and yet... the funny thing about that perception is that it can be changed pretty damn easily. I mean think about it... before Tim Burton's Batman... the only thing/perception people (especially non-comic book readers) had of Batman before then was the frikkin' cheesey Adam West show. NOW THERE WAS A JOKE. Once Tim Burton's movie came out, that perception changed. 
 
I personally wouldn't mind seeing a movie about Aquaman. The only problem for him is that... well... Warner Brothers doesn't seem to (right now) respect anything that's not related to Superman or Batman... and even then that's a very questionable respect when it comes to those two characters. If it's got a good script, a good director (who respects how the character's developed since the SILVER AGE), and people who generally care about it... then there'd be hope. 
 
But since this is Warner Brothers we're talking about... who gave CATWOMAN and STEEL their own (incredibly BAD) movies over giving GREEN LANTERN, FLASH and WONDER WOMAN their own movies... that's a very slim (and bleak) hope...
#37 Posted by Wolftrait (2 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd buy multiple tickets. :[ Really want this to happen.

#38 Posted by Justthatkid (3890 posts) - - Show Bio

@wolftrait: Same here if I had the money to buy multiple tickets I would, I think along with Wonderwoman and Flash he deserves this. Green Arrow didn't come out into the 60's and he has that inaccurate tv show, so Aquaman deserves some attention to.

#40 Edited by Captainamerica119 (200 posts) - - Show Bio

Noooo! But it's 2013 so this movie is doubtful

#41 Posted by Reignmaker (2235 posts) - - Show Bio

I only have one word of advice for WB execs, just in case they didn't learn from the Green Lantern debacle: Keep Geoff Johns away from this. By all means, take your inspiration where you need to, but don't let this man near your movie.

#42 Posted by Justthatkid (3890 posts) - - Show Bio

@reignmaker: He writes for Aqua-man in the new 52 I'm pretty sure he would keep a character he's been trying to give attention to, accurate.

#43 Edited by Reignmaker (2235 posts) - - Show Bio

@justthatkid: Green Lantern was his baby too. Nah, he should stay out of it. It's documented that he was a nightmare to work with on the GL film, and his changes didn't help. Like I said though - nothing wrong with taking inspiration from his works. Comic book writing and movie directing/producing aren't the same thing. Some people can do both, many can't.

#44 Posted by sinestro_GL (3152 posts) - - Show Bio

Huh? This thread got bumped after 3 years...I wouldn't give up my hopes that this would happen any time soon.

#45 Edited by Raw_Material (3212 posts) - - Show Bio

That'll be pretty cool if Warner Bros. pulls this one off.

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