Jason Momoa Expresses Uncertainty About Future Aquaman Films Under New DC Studios Leadership
In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Aquaman star Jason Momoa revealed his reservations about the future of the DC superhero franchise, especially since James Gunn and Peter Safran took the helm at DC Studios.
Promoting the upcoming release of “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” on December 22, Momoa addressed speculations about this being his final portrayal of the iconic King of Atlantis. While expressing a desire for the role not to end, he acknowledged that the decision might not be entirely in his hands.
Momoa, known for his genuine enthusiasm for the character and his personal connection to the ocean, acknowledged that Gunn and Safran have their own vision for the DC cinematic universe. He noted their intention “to start their own new thing up,” indicating a potential shift away from the existing Aquaman storyline.
Discussing the possibility of reprising the role in future films, Momoa admitted, “The truth of it is, I mean, if the audience loves it, then there’s a possibility. But right now, I’m like, ‘It’s not looking too good.'”
Despite his uncertainties about the future of Aquaman, Momoa expressed his love for the character and the world surrounding him. He envisioned potential storylines for the next decade and emphasized that the decision ultimately rests on audience reception.
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Having first appeared as Aquaman in 2017’s Justice League and subsequently headlining his own film in 2018, Momoa acknowledged that Aquaman is not currently part of Gunn and Safran’s revealed DC slate for the near future. However, he expressed a willingness to continue in the superhero universe, even if it means taking on a different comic book character.
“If there’s a place in their world for me, I would love to be a part of it,” Momoa stated. “This is my home. Warner and DC is definitely my home. So, that’s all I’ll say.”