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SDCC 2018 – WATCH: Aquaman trailer drops UPDATED: James Wan releases trailer commentary PLUS Wonder Woman SDCC panel

July 21st, 2018 by Dave Bowling Comments

The Warner Bros panel at San Diego is the gift that keeps on giving.

Let’s face it, none of us thought an Aquaman film starring Khal Drogo was going to be anything other than a complete bomb. It never occurred that Jason Momoa would be a stand-out in the DCEU. And yet I am currently eating my words. Because the official trailer looks pretty damn good.

So yeah, Momoa still seems a bit “bro” at times, but he’s really starting to pull down the role. If I’ve got one gripe, it’s that a man with water-related powers is in the desert. Still, ours not to reason why.

And there’s a hell of a lot less orange in this one than in Justice League…

UPDATED: James Wan has released the trailer on his social pages including a director’s commentary. Check it out here:

Motion poster:

PLUS: Here’s the SDCC Wonder Woman panel:

Aquaman is scheduled for release on 21 December 2018.

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Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...