Aquaman Makes Over $800 Million At The Box Office And The Secret Was ‘Women Fancy Jason Momoa’
Aquaman is the fifth movie in the DCEU who are trying their best to match up to their Marvel counterpart. This movie got more hype after the first trailers dropped and showed off its less gloomy and more fun approach unlike every other movie in the DCEU.
Although the character isn’t as popular and fans wanted a Green Lantern movie over Aquaman, after the fans saw him in the Justice League movie, his appearance and his portrayal stole the show. Although many people reviewed the portrayal by saying he sounded like a ‘dude, bro surfer’, fans still praised and embraced this performance.
1Aquaman at the Box office
Aquaman had its world premiere on November 26th in London and was released worldwide on the 21st of December 2018. Before the end of 2018, the movie had already grossed over $800 million. This box office revenue gain made it the highest-grossing film of 2018. The film was directed by James Wan and started Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, etc.
The movie was part of the DCEU also known as the DC Extended Universe which is currently trying its very best to keep up with the MCU or The Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is the 6th movie in the DC Universe which started with Man of Steel. This was the first solo movie dedicated to Aquaman. He was previously seen as a cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016 and Justice League in 2017.
3 Cameo appearance
Aquaman was first seen in the 2016 Batman vs Superman movie as a cameo appearance. His full debut with hints of his past was shown in the 2017 Justice League movie. Where Batman vs Superman debuted the new incantation of the character just for a few seconds but it the follow up sequel, Justice League, he was more fleshed out as a character.
4Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Aquaman or the new incantation of the character was first seen in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In a scene where Bruce Wayne decrypts files he got from Lex Luthor’s computers, he sees several video footage of metahumans that are Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Aquaman. This was the scene where we saw the first look of Aquaman played by Jason Momoa.