Aquaman Movie in 2015?

Widespread across the Internet was Smallville guest star Alan Ritchson's opinion that an Aquaman move would happen in the future, but Screen Rant claims to have a little more of an inside track on said film, believing it could reach theates in 2015 or 2016.

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By EdGross - 11/30/2010
"I spoke with a source at Warner Bros. and they are indeed planning an Aquaman film… but it’s certainly not going to be released in 2013," writes Paul Young. "In fact, they are looking at a release date closer to 2015 or 2016 if everything goes according to plan. Warner Bros. will team up with Leo DiCaprio’s production studio Appian Way (Red Riding Hood, Shutter Island) to make the underwater film a reality. Warner Bros. however, considers Aquaman to be a third tier superhero character and they aren’t in a hurry to invest heavily in him. Since 75% to 80% of an Aquaman film would most likely take place underwater, the movie would need a massive budget of close to an estimated $200 million to make that happen – and Warner Bros. probably doesn’t think they would recoup those costs just yet.

"Before Aquaman fans can see the classic orange and green streaking through the ocean’s waves," Young continues, "they will have to wait for another Batman and Superman film, as well as The Flash, Wonder Woman and even Green Lantern 2 to be released first. That’s at least 5 to 7 years worth of films in the WB pipeline before Aquaman can even think about fighting underwater crime."

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GUNSMITH - 11/30/2010, 3:15 AM
AFTER 2012 ARE WE ALL STILL GOING TO BE ALIVE STILL?
GUNSMITH - 11/30/2010, 3:16 AM
YOU GUYS REMEMBER THIS AND HOW IT ALMOST HAPPENED?...
the420fanboy - 11/30/2010, 3:38 AM
If they get James Cameron to do it, itll be the highest grossing film of time. Lol entorage.
DiLusso - 11/30/2010, 3:46 AM
the series pilot was well recieved. shame they never went ahead with it
RorMachine - 11/30/2010, 3:49 AM
I'm sure it will happen at some point. But one thing is for sure, it won't be with that mallet headed plank from Smallville.
Zayers - 11/30/2010, 4:05 AM
I Expect Green Arrow before this...on TV and film.
Angelus - 11/30/2010, 4:27 AM
Pleeease do Aquaman justice. Pleeeeeease!

BMP!
LEEE777 - 11/30/2010, 5:05 AM
Intruder @ WTF?

An AQUAMAN movie could be awesome?

Its gonna happen, the ABYSS of superhero movies!

Needs to be done, leading into the JLA!!!
Cumulactus - 11/30/2010, 5:30 AM
*yawn*
supertrackmonkey - 11/30/2010, 5:30 AM
The Aquaman pilot episode was pretty good. You can download it for a dollar over at Apple.com
longbowhunter - 11/30/2010, 6:04 AM
I love Aquaman. Seriously a movie would be awesome.
Protonite - 11/30/2010, 6:10 AM
"Where does he poop? What would a toilet look like in Atlantis? How would you flush it? And if you do flush it, where would the poop go?"
dfresh - 11/30/2010, 6:13 AM
I heard that hover boards are real.
80sFace - 11/30/2010, 6:14 AM
..and the Namor movie was supposed to be in production by now under Jonathan Mostow.

In other words: not going to happen.

@ Protonite, I don't know where the Aquadoodoo goes to, but I can sure smell it with this rumor.
SmokinIndo - 11/30/2010, 6:45 AM
Hopefully Marvel uses this as incentive to get off their asses and give us a Namor movie in 2014. That way the chances of Aquaman ever getting made get completely obliterated.
KillerOfSaints - 11/30/2010, 6:51 AM
Aquaman is so lame. He was cool in the Superfriends cartoons, thats it. His hook was the worst idea ever. Namor came first and could kick the crap outta him. I would rather see a movie about the Atom.
LEEE777 - 11/30/2010, 6:59 AM
WTF is wrong with ppl, AQUAMAN... if done right, could be an AMAZING movie!

A movie thats never been done before, hell WB should get it out b4 a NAMOR movies gets made!
dnno1 - 11/30/2010, 7:09 AM
This is where CGI can come into play. They don't need to shoot underwater when they can CGI in the effect. It's time to think outside the box and do this film.
nuck82 - 11/30/2010, 7:59 AM
i think witty just got a boner from this news!! namor kicks aquamans wet ass
marvel72 - 11/30/2010, 8:10 AM
yes,aquaman would be cool,but i can't see warner even wanting to making it.

they'd rather give us another (yawn!) batman film.

they have no faith in their other heroes.
superotherside - 11/30/2010, 8:16 AM
wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
sorry i ran out of exclamation points... u got to be kidding 2015 that's a while from now isn't it? hurry up!
Knightstalker - 11/30/2010, 8:39 AM
Deadpool72, your assessment of the situation is spot on! Sad, but true.
marvel72 - 11/30/2010, 8:45 AM
@ knightstakler

i want to see "aquaman",but if the "green lantern" flops at the box office,i want it to be great but it may flop.

you won't be seeing "the flash","wonder woman" or "aquaman".
Shaman - 11/30/2010, 8:56 AM
Gawd i hate Aquaman. I wouldn't even buy an Aquaman DVD from the 1$ bargin bins.
I wouldn't even watch it if someone gives it to me for my [frick]ing birthday! NO CAKE FOR YOU!!!
Well... i might watch it... once. Then use it for target practice, even if it's good.
Cause if it's actually a good film, it won't be an accurate adaptation LMAO ;P
MarvelvsDC - 11/30/2010, 8:59 AM
If they make it I hope WB pays close attention to and uses elements from Thor...could be a similar character if done right.
jimdrums - 11/30/2010, 9:11 AM
Ive always liked Aquaman, I just hope that they stick to tradition and not try to re-invent the character.
Teois42 - 11/30/2010, 9:23 AM
I'd much rather have Green Arrow before this. And if they do make an Aquaman movie... they better make him the king from DCAU
Shaman - 11/30/2010, 9:26 AM
jimdrums- Didn't they try to re-invent him several times only to come back to how he was, yet with a reinvented personality? I don't know for sure cause i never read his solo books but it's what i heard from his very fans. "NOW he's as badass as Namor" which means they attempted to re-invent him, no? IMO, Namor will always own him no matter how they re-invent him. Jackson Hyde however, is a whole other animal altogether! Now THAT's a character i can give a damn about :)
JohnTom88 - 11/30/2010, 9:31 AM
Aquaman is a bad character with a great supporting cast & backstory. Bad in here means there's no single definitive characterization of Aquaman. Black Manta even with his kooky helmet is awesome. So is Mera.

Namor is an iconic character with a bad support cast & villains. We all know Namor is a badass who speaks his mind over anything. However Marvel is not as supportive & creative in making Namor's world varied. Namora & Namorita doesn't seem to add anything to Namor's world.

So now youcan see why Aquaman movie seems to roll easier than Namor. Aquaman has better world & rogues so the mediocrity of the title role can be lifted up.

dancingmonkey08 - 11/30/2010, 9:44 AM
@Ror
Ditto on the mallet headed plank

@MrDCUniverse

I hope it is that schedule, that would rock. then maybe the start of a new Batman trilogy under a new director and new cast in 2016 and a Green Lantern 3 in 2016
LP4 - 11/30/2010, 9:52 AM
@EdGross- I would love for this movie to come out but I seriously doubt it will. WB has been talking about an Aquaman film for YEARS even DECADES and it never happened. WB sucks.

But it would be cool if it did happen. Mera would be hott and of course seeing Atlantis would be stunning (please get Zack Snyder back into the director's chair for this one) and I'd rather they bring in the classic Aquaman rather than the lame pirate one.
Shaman - 11/30/2010, 9:57 AM
JohnTom88- I highly agree, Namor's supporting cast sucks. But Namor's film could focus elsewhere than in his kingdom. A film is based on the main character after all, not his supporting cast. The supporting cast can add to the success of the film but the film will never or should never be based off of the supporting cast. But that's merely my opinion. I'd hate to watch a Green Lantern Corps film that didn't feature either of Earth's three Lanterns (i'm willingly excluding Gardner cause i hate him). So to make a successful Aquaman movie in my eyes, they'll need to start with a heavy revamping of their main character IMHO.
RorMachine - 11/30/2010, 9:58 AM
I liked the badass Aquaman of the JLU. And think he can be decent under certain writers. But yeah, wouldn't be dripping with anticipation.
whiteboyfresh - 11/30/2010, 10:12 AM
how about a dc universe animated feature film??
Shaman - 11/30/2010, 10:13 AM
RorMachine- I would agree that the badass Aquaman is OCEANS better than the "other" one. But the bottom line is... is that TRULY Aquaman, or another character entirely, that just happens to sport the same name and fashion? I mean, what's the point in making Aquaman more like Namor when they could just not be sellouts and leave Aquaman as he's always been while creating a brand new character, like they are doing with Jackson Hyde? Should they change every other character to resemble the competition's better selling characters as well? Where should we draw the line? I'm just on the fense here... I'm left without answers or opinions on this one.

whiteboyfresh- If it looks decent and could show us better redeeming qualities of the character, i'd support a fully animated feature way before a live action film! Good call!
GUNSMITH - 11/30/2010, 10:20 AM
AQUAMAN IS COOL BUT HOW DO WE MAKE HIM COOLER? WE CAN MAKE HIM BETTER, STRONGER, WE HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY......


GIVE HIM LONG HAIR..FLOWING LIKE THE SEA....

NO? YOU WANT MORE? AW HECK, LETS LET HIM ROCK A BEARD..LIKE FREAKING TRITON! YOU KNOW LIKE LITTLE MERMAID..GET IT ? KING OF THE SEA?

BUT LETS ALSO CHOP OF HIS HAND AND REPLACE IT WITH A HOOK...ARRRR ME BUCKO YE PIRATES OFF THE STARBOARD BOW ARRRRR!!! OR RED LOBSTER NIGHT I GOT A LOBSTER OPENER,OH WAIT I LOVE THE CREATURES OF THE SEA NO LOBSTERS CRABS OR CRAWDADS(THEYRE PROLLY MY UNCLES)
WAIT LETS MAKE HIM COOLER, HE'S IN THE FREAKING WATER, LETS GIVE HIM HIS HAND BACK...BUT GET THIS, YOU'LL BE LIKE WTF, HIS HAND WILL BE BACK........ BUT MADE OF FREAKING WATER! NO WAY!...EVIAN, ARROWHEAD, TAP ITS FRIGG'N WATER DUDE, TSUNAMI OF COOLNESS!

AQUAMAN IS CORALICIOUS ONCE AGAIN! TALK TO THE HAND HATERS...ITS MADE OF WATER.
Hannibal_King - 11/30/2010, 10:28 AM
I can seat through another Bats, Supes, even Flash, WW, & GL 2, if it means I'll get to see my favourite character in his own movie.
And come 2016 my son will be old enough to see it too, so it's win-win!
Bring it on Warner Brothers.
droopy1317 - 11/30/2010, 10:31 AM
dam, so soon??
GUNSMITH - 11/30/2010, 10:36 AM
WHERE DOES AQUAMAN POOP IN THE OCEAN, HERE IS A RE-ENACTMENT OF WHAT AQUAMAN PROBABLY DOES....
wonderme - 11/30/2010, 10:48 AM
Does this mean that Aqua Lad is in it too or not? I think that if they are going to make this movie that it should at lest be good
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