We've known for a little while that Aquaman will be a part of the new DC and Warner Bros. superhero movie universe. We've also known for a while that 'Game of Thrones' star Jason Momoa is filling the hero's slippery shoes. And with WB recently claiming several release dates, it was just a matter of time before a new solo-superhero movie was announced -- one that's not Superman or Batman. Yes, that's right, Aquaman is getting his very own movie.
After a slow few weeks, Warner Bros. is finally starting to get public with their big plans for building a DC superhero movie universe to rival Marvel. Despite their shockingly quiet Comic-Con, they went ahead and announced plans to pump out two movies a year through 2020, announcing dates but no titles. Fan speculation ran rampant: 'Justice League'? A new Batman movie? 'Shazam' starring Dwayne Johnson? All of this is still cloaked in shadows and fog, but answers may arrive sooner than you think.
Jason Momoa is tight-lipped. Sure, the former 'Game of Thrones' and future 'Batman v Superman' star is happy to be on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' to chat it up with professed big fan Jimmy Kimmel, but he's not going to let anything slip about the worst kept secret in Hollywood right now -- that he's playing Aquaman in the next major DC comic book movie. Admittedly, though, he sure looks nervous about it.
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Comedy Central's adaptation of classic FunnyorDie sketch "Drunk History" exceeded our wildest expectation across its first season, bringing in countless celebrities both to inebriatedly narrate and star in their best recollections of world events. Now that season 2 has been set for a summer 2014 debut, Comedy Central has revealed the full roster of guest stars, including some famous faces from 'The Walking Dead,' 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Game of Thrones' and many, many more.
We still don't have much of a read on 'Batman Vs. Superman' (or whatever they call it, it's currently listed as 'The Untitled Zack Snyder Super Hero Film') other than it seems to be a super-sized warm up for 'Justice League.' And with Jason Momoa is in talks to join the cast for an unknown role, perhaps it's actually the 'Justice League' movie after all.
Something's gotta' give for Jason Momoa. After making quite the impression in the first season of 'Game of Thrones,' the talented actor seemed destined for stardom ... until that dreadful 'Conan the Barbarian' remake came along. Of course, the best way to brush off a failure like that is to take a hard turn in the opposite direction, and that's what Momoa appears to be doing with 'Kane,' a fighting drama in which he plans to star and direct.
'Guardians of the Galaxy' seems to be moving at light speed over at Marvel. Aside from the new comic book release, casting is well underway for the movie, most recently filling its lead role of Star-Lord with Chris Pratt. And now it looks like the next position to get filled is that of Drax the Destroyer with 'Game of Thrones' and 'Bullet to the Head' star Jason Momoa.