Aquaman was originally set to be released on July 27th, 2018, a prime slot which it had all to itself. However, Warner Bros. has announced today that it will instead reach the big screen on October 5th. As you can see in our
For now, all that’s coming in October is Hotel Transylvania 3, Jungle Book: Origins, a new take on Scooby Doo, and an untitled live-action Disney fairy tale. That gives Aquaman the entire month to itself in terms of being the only superhero blockbuster at the box office.
Directed by James Wan, the only confirmed cast members so far are Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Amber Heard (Mera), and Willem Dafoe (Vulko). Plot details are understandably being kept under wraps, but after his brief appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice earlier this year, we’ll next get to see Aquaman appear in next year’s Justice League.
Considering how long we’ve been waiting to see Aquaman take centre stage in his own movie, this delay isn’t that bad, and seeing as The Flash recently lost its director, chances are that will take the movie’s summer release date now as it was originally set for March.