Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom will bring fans back to Atlantis for the first time since December 2018. In the time since Jason Momoa and Mera actress Amber Heard’s first Aquaman film, the actor has suited up as Arthur Curry in Zack Snyder’s Justice League and HBO Max’s Peacemaker. Filming on the sequel to the underwater epic has wrapped, and movement on the film’s lengthy post-production process is well underway.
A report from The Direct has exclusively confirmed that Aquaman 2 will feature more than just new locations and new story arcs. It will also feature the son of Amber Heard’s Mera and Jason Momoa’s Arthur Curry – Arthur Curry Jr.
Aquaman 2 CinemaCon Footage Reveals Major Plot Details
From what has been revealed in CinemaCon toll now, Aquaman 2 will see Arthur Curry and Orm aka Ocean Master team up in a reluctant alliance. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s Black Manta is coming back and he is coming back with a vengeance. This time, he is planning to invade the underwater nation of Atlantis and wipe it off of the face of the Earth’s ocean floor. New details reveal that Aquaman 2 will feature many more locations than the first movie. Many new characters will also be introduced.
Fantacytube can exclusively report that Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom will introduce the son of Jason Momoa’s Arthur Curry and Amber Heard’s Mera. No further details about the character are known at this time, aside from the fact that he is a young child and will be important to the plot.
The Heir to Aquaman’s Throne?
To be honest, we will not go so far as to say that Arthur Curry Jr. will be just like how the character in the comic books. The DCEU, post Snyder’s exit, has had a hard time sticking to comic book accuracy. So we won’t be surprised if there is a time skip of some sort. The new DCEU movie will be showing us a teenage version of Arthur Curry Jr.
And that gives Black Manta enough time to muster up an army. A time skip would explain how Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has grown so powerful. He must have searched far and wide for something to take down his mortal enemy.
In an old DC comic book issue from the ’70s, Black Manta strangles Arthur Curry Jr. to death. Will James Wan’s new movie show us such a gruesome scene in live-action?
Is Arthur Curry Jr. The Lead Star Of The Aqualad Series?
For months, there’s been speculation that DC is developing an Aqualad HBO Max limited series. This is a very valid reason why DCEU would want to show us Arthur Curry Jr. in Aquaman 2. There are in reality multiple ways which this new character could contribute to the DCEU’s future. Reports claim that the Aqualad series will feature the Jackson Hyde version of Aqualad as the lead. But that does not stop the show from featuring multiple teenage Atlanteans. Let’s see how this thing pans out. But for now, Mera and Arthur Curry are having a child and Arthur Curry Jr. coming to the DCEU is confirmed.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom hits theaters on 17th March 2023.