As has been previously revealed, DC and Warner Bros. "Aquaman" feature film will begin production this spring. That's been confirmed in recent weeks, as the films stars Jason Momoa (Aquaman) and Amber Heard (Mera) have been seen training in preparation for their physically demanding roles. Now, thanks to a listing on My Entertainment World, we know the exact production start date and the locations that will be used in the film.
The website lists "Aquaman" (working title "Ahab") as starting production on May 22nd. The film will shoot in at least two locations: Queensland, Australia and Sicily, Italy
The listing also includes a short blurb about the film:
The film is about a superhero from the sea who can telepathically communicate with all sea creatures is caught between a rock and a hard place when the creatures of the sea want to revolt against the surface world.
Additionally, director James Wan has identified the cinematographer that will work on "Aquaman": Don Burgess.
Don Burgess. Some upcoming kid I gave a break to on Conjuring 2. https://t.co/BMzyqzrSE3— James Wan (@creepypuppet) February 20, 2017
Burgess is a Hollywood veteran, having previously worked with Wan on "The Conjuring 2." Other films in his resume include "The Muppets," "The Book of Eli," "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines," "Spider-Man" and "Contact."
Directed by James Wan and starring Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Amber Heard (Mera), Patrick Wilson (Orm) and Willem Dafoe (Nuidis Vulko), “Aquaman” swims into theaters on October 5, 2018. Aquaman will next be seen in “Justice League,” which opens on November 17.