Warner Bros. has dropped an enticing new trailer for the highly anticipated “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,” scheduled to hit theaters in December 2023. The sneak peek delves into Arthur Curry’s world as he shares the secrets of Atlantis with his infant son, only to be confronted by the relentless Black Manta, played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who vows to stop at nothing to obliterate Aquaman and his family.
Witness the intensity of the Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom trailer below:
“Having fallen short in his previous attempt to vanquish Aquaman, Black Manta, fueled by the desire to avenge his father’s demise, is determined to bring Aquaman down once and for all,” reveals the official synopsis. “Armed with the formidable power of the mythic Black Trident, Black Manta poses a more significant threat than ever before, unleashing an ancient and malevolent force. In a surprising twist, Aquaman seeks an alliance with his imprisoned brother, Orm, the former King of Atlantis, as they set aside their differences to protect their kingdom, save Aquaman’s family, and prevent irreversible destruction.”
Directed by James Wan, the cast includes Jason Momoa as Arthur, Patrick Wilson as Orm, Amber Heard as Mera, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus, and Randall Park as Dr. Stephen Shin.
The gripping narrative of “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” is crafted by Wan, Momoa, David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, and Thomas Pa’a Sibbett, with Johnson-McGoldrick penning the screenplay. James Wan, Peter Safran, and Rob Cowan serve as producers, with Galen Vaisman and Walter Hamada as executive producers.
This cinematic installment marks the conclusion of the DCEU, initiating a new era with James Gunn and Safran’s DCU in 2024, starting with the animated Creature Commandos series and followed by “Superman: Legacy” in July 2025.
Save the date! “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” premieres in United States theaters on December 22, 2023.