We have some exciting casting news today for the upcoming ‘Aquaman‘ movie from Warner Brothers. Actress Nichole Kidman is in the running for the role of ‘Atlanna‘. For those not familiar with the character, ‘Atlanna‘ is the mother of ‘Aquaman‘ in the DC Comic Books. For the latest on this news check out the details below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP!
As the DC Comics adaptation swims toward production, Aquaman casting updates are breaking left and right. On the heels of a report this morning that sees The Get Down‘s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II up for the villainous Black Manta role, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Nicole Kidman has entered talks to play Aquaman’s mother, Atlanna. Both stars would join a lineup that currently includes Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson and Willem Dafoe.
Aquaman is set to feature the return of Momoa in the title role. Aquaman made a brief debut as the title character in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He’s expected to play a much larger role in the forthcoming Justice League, set to hit theaters November 17, 2017. The Zack Snyder film is also expected to introduce Heard as Mera, Queen of Atlantis.