AQUAMAN Director Debunks Recent Villain Rumor And Reveals Black Manta And Ocean Master Details

AQUAMAN Director Debunks Recent Villain Rumor And Reveals Black Manta And Ocean Master Details

There have been a lot of rumours swirling about Aquaman but director James Wan has now cleared those up by shedding some light on the villains we're going to see in the upcoming DC Comics adaptation...

Fans have theorised that we'll see a total of three villains in Aquaman in the form of Patrick Wilson as Orm/Ocean Master, Abdul-Mateen as Black Manta, and Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus. It turns out that's not actually the case! "This is what I’ll say: I don’t have three villains," director James Wayn says. "I think that’s ridiculous! I would never go into an origin movie with three villains. We don’t even know the main character let alone the world and its antagonist. I believe in taking baby steps."

That's probably for the best, especially as this movie is going to need to do an awful lot of work with Aquaman after his brief appearance in Justice League (where a lot of his scenes ended up being cut). 

How many villains are we getting? "I want to introduce Arthur Curry in a much more emotional and powerful way, and introduce Mera played by Amber Heard, and of course there’s Nicole Kidman and Temuera Morrison playing his parents. We know Black Manta is in there, but I will say this: Patrick Wilson is the main antagonist in this film. I wouldn’t necessarily say ‘villain,’ but he’s the antagonist." So, it sounds like Black Manta will be the lead villain but Orm could be pulling the strings somewhere.

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