We finally get to see an update about DC Studios’ Aquaman 2 because its first poster swims into social media as Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas is again this year’s venue for CinemaCon. The event is the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO).
For more than ten years, CinemaCon has brought together moviemakers and every advancement to creating film. It is, in a sense, where people come together to talk about the software and hardware that will change the course of filmmaking. However, in recent years, it’s become a place where studios like to talk about their upcoming tentpole movies.
The event takes place from April 24th to 27th, and it’s sure to be their “biggest convention to date.” The four days will exhibit exclusive Hollywood product presentations, which include debuting a certain number of films coming very soon. There will also be premiere feature screenings as well as guests, which include celebrities, producers and directors.
For some upcoming features, this event displays its first marketing materials for stakeholders to see. As in any convention, it poses to be the hub where movie makers are given a chance to capture the eye of producers, project buyers, and distributors and then check out state-of-the-art facilities for their viewing pleasure.
First Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Poster Has Surfaced
One of the movies that are participating in the event is the newly minted DC Studios’ Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
A post by Alfie’s Movie Hub shows the first known official poster on Twitter. It doesn’t reveal much, but it does show a bit of ice. What is frozen behind it? A mysterious monster? Generally looking like a mystery of a place at the bottom of the ocean, it promises somewhat like a ‘new frontier’ for Arthur Curry to explore or rediscover. Given the movie’s title, this could also be a place that leads to the Lost Kingdom itself.
A new poster for ‘AQUAMAN AND THE LOST KINGDOM’ is revealed at CinemaCon 2023. pic.twitter.com/hhv488ofkW
— Alfie’s Movie Hub (@alfiemoviehub) April 23, 2023
It is also noteworthy to point out that the poster displays the premiere date as CHRISTMAS. The said premiere date was recently moved a few days ahead to December 20. This gives us the impression that the poster on display is among the first prints of teaser posters for the film. Of course, Aquaman 2 is expected to run the whole and beyond Christmas. Thus, it shows that the poster is still acceptable to be on display.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is going to be the last DCEU, or some may call the SnyderVerse movie before the new DC Universe officially gets a reboot.
There are rumours that the film has not been doing well with test screenings which don’t look promising for Aquaman’s possible final film for the DCEU. Some also have the impression that it is headed to the same financial blunder as the recently concluded Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
Aquaman 2 Poster Has Been Spotted
People consider the movies under DC Studios this year to be sort of ‘dead end’ features because of the new slate that’s coming in. DC Studios co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran have already started to spin their threads for the new DC slate. Gunn has also stated that DC’s Blue Beetle, which is coming in a few months’ time, actually can already belong to the new DCU.
So far, only The Flash movie starring Ezra Miller is being trumpeted as the best of all DCEU movies to ever grace the silver screen. All things considered, we do hope that the movie at least performs on par with its predecessor.
The film stars Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Temuera Morrison, and Nicole Kidman.
Nevertheless, Momoa has stated that he has given much of himself to the franchise sequel. In fact, he is listed as one of the conceptualizers of the story together with its director James Wan and Thomas Pa’a Sibbett. The sequel’s writing credits still go to returning Aquaman writer David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick.
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