JUSTICE LEAGUE Star Jason Momoa Explains Why So Many Of Aquaman's Scenes Were Cut

JUSTICE LEAGUE Star Jason Momoa Explains Why So Many Of Aquaman's Scenes Were Cut

Justice League delivered the bare bone versions of Aquaman, Cyborg, and the Flash, and now Jason Momoa has explained why exactly so many of Arthur Curry's scenes ended up on the cutting room floor.

While Justice League did a solid enough job of introducing new characters like Aquaman, Cyborg, and the Flash, it's clear many of their scenes were cut. For example, Arthur Curry was supposed to visit Atlantis and spend some time with Vulko, Vic Stone's origin story would have been fully revealed, and the Flash was supposed to save Iris West. However, we didn't get to see any of that in the movie. 

In a new interview, Jason Momoa weighed in on so much of Justice League ending up on the cutting room floor, explaining that it could have easily been a two-parter (which was the original plan) and that the scenes revolving around why Aquaman is the way he is will be tackled in the hero's solo movie. 



"The challenging part is [the Justice League story] is only about a weekend in Author Curry’s life. [Fans] might be like, ‘Why is he that grumpy? Why’s he hiding up there?’ We had it all planned out. A lot of things got cut. But it’s not my movie. It’s a huge movie introducing three new characters, and for myself and The Flash and Cyborg, there was a lot that was there we just couldn’t get in. It could have been two movies. We had some stuff with William Dafoe. The whole Atlantean part, about me being this reluctant king. There was no need for it because you’re going to see it in Aquaman. It’s not an Aquaman movie, it’s a Justice League movie."

It's all well and good saving that stuff for James Wan's Aquaman but it doesn't really help Justice League and it definitely would have been good to spend some more time with the newer members of the team. Whether these scenes will end up on the Blu-ray remains to be seen but most will probably never be seen. That's a shame but at least we'll learn more about the character next December. 
DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE Concept Art Reveals More Kilowog Designs And Darksied...Minus His Armor

ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE Concept Art Reveals More Kilowog Designs And Darksied...Minus His Armor

Newly revealed concept art for Zack Snyder's Justice League features a series of alternate costume designs for Kilowog, while we also have a fresh look at Uxas/Darkseid...minus his armour and helmet!
JUSTICE LEAGUE: Zack Snyder Was Worried Warner Bros. Would Sue Him; Says It's Hard To Be Mad At Toxic Fans

JUSTICE LEAGUE: Zack Snyder Was Worried Warner Bros. Would Sue Him; Says It's "Hard To Be Mad" At Toxic Fans

Justice League director Zack Snyder has admitted that he had some concerns about Warner Bros. suing him for hyping up the "Snyder Cut" on social media, while also defending the more extreme fans online...
ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE: Green Lantern Actor Wayne T. Carr Shares BTS Photos Of John Stewart's Scenes

ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE: Green Lantern Actor Wayne T. Carr Shares BTS Photos Of John Stewart's Scenes

Warner Bros. stopped Zack Snyder from adding John Stewart to his Snyder Cut of Justice League, but actor Wayne T. Carr has now shared some photos of the work he did on the set the filmmaker's driveway...
Latest Headlines
INVINCIBLE: WatchMojo Counts Down The Top 10 Most Brutal Moments From Amazon's Animated Series

INVINCIBLE: WatchMojo Counts Down The Top 10 Most Brutal Moments From Amazon's Animated Series

Amazon's Invincible adaptation is easily one of the most violent, gruesome animated series we've ever seen, and WatchMojo is now counting down the 10 most brutal moments. Major spoilers ahead...
FALCON AND WINTER SOLDIER Considered Giving Captain America The Ability To Throw The Shield With His Wings

FALCON AND WINTER SOLDIER Considered Giving Captain America The Ability To Throw The Shield With His Wings

One of the VFX Supervisors who worked on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier has revealed that Marvel Studios considered giving Sam Wilson the ability to use his wings to throw the shield as Captain America.
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7 Still Sees Tom Cruise Taking A Ride On A Train As The Actor Details COVID Protocols

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7 Still Sees Tom Cruise Taking A Ride On A Train As The Actor Details COVID Protocols

Tom Cruise returns as Ethan Hunt in this first official still from Mission: Impossible 7, while the actor also shares some details on the work that went into making sure it was safe to continue shooting...
THE WALKING DEAD Star Jeffrey Dean Morgan Still Hopes To Play Batman, But Thinks Time Is Running Out

THE WALKING DEAD Star Jeffrey Dean Morgan Still Hopes To Play Batman, But Thinks Time Is Running Out

Jeffrey Dean Morgan has once again expressed a desire to play the Flashpoint version of Batman, but admits that if it doesn't happen within the next few years, it might be off the table entirely...
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Star Dave Bautista Believes Drax Can Live On Without Him...But James Gunn Disagrees

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Star Dave Bautista Believes Drax Can Live On Without Him...But James Gunn Disagrees

Dave Bautista has elaborated on recent comments that he's close to being done playing Drax, and while he feels the character could live on without him, director James Gunn has a completely different take.
M.O.D.O.K. Won't Be Part Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Confirms Showrunner Jordan Blum

M.O.D.O.K. Won't Be Part Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Confirms Showrunner Jordan Blum

There's a fair bit of excitement surrounding the M.O.D.O.K. animated series coming to Hulu, but it's now been confirmed that the show won't take place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Check it out...