Jason Momoa has unveiled Aquaman’s new “stealth swimsuit” for the sequel.The 42-year-old actor is reprising his function because the titular half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry in ‘Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom’, and he excited followers by unveiling his character’s new look over the weekend.Momoa shared the gold and inexperienced costume from the 2018 DC movie, and the shiny new metallic blue and silver getup.He wrote on Instagram: “Second spherical. New swimsuit. Extra motion. #aquaman Aloha j.”Director James Wan has revealed the brand new swimsuit is impressed by the blue one worn within the 1986 ‘Aquaman’ miniseries, and that it’s manufactured from “Atlantean tech primarily based on cephalopod’s camouflaging means”.He added to his personal web page on the social media app: “Right here’s @prideofgypsies within the traditional #Aquaman swimsuit AND a sneak peek at his different outfit — the stealth swimsuit. Atlantean tech primarily based on cephalopod’s camouflaging means. David Leslie Johnson and I had been impressed by the 80’s “blue swimsuit”. (sic)”The swimsuit unveiling comes after Wan teased that ‘Aquaman 2’ is “closely impressed” by Mario Bava’s ‘Planet of the Vampires’.The filmmaker revealed the 1965 Italian sci-fi horror was one among his greatest sources of inspiration for the sequel.
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Within the traditional film, “a workforce of astronauts start to activate one another, swayed by the unsure affect of the planet and its unusual inhabitants.”Wan stated final month: “‘Aquaman 2’ may be very closely impressed by Planet of the Vampires. You’ll be able to take the boy out of the horror however you may by no means take the horror out of the boy.”He additionally defined that he did not need to make the primary movie within the franchise “darkish and heavy” as a result of he wished to ease individuals into the “very lurid, unusual world”, however he hasn’t held again for ‘Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom’.He stated: “Nicely, the primary film took lots of people without warning, proper?“And that’s partially as a result of they weren’t conversant in the comedian e book, which offers on this very lurid, unusual world. Individuals had been stunned that I didn’t throw all that stuff away and make a darkish, heavy movie. However I didn’t really feel that might have been proper for it. So with the second movie, I really feel it will likely be simpler for individuals to just accept the place we go as a result of I’ve already laid the inspiration.“Wan beforehand stated that the flick might be “extra severe” and “slightly bit extra related to the world we’re dwelling in right now” than the earlier film.The ‘Conjuring’ helmer stated: “The second is slightly bit extra severe, slightly bit extra related to the world we’re dwelling in right now. That is the place it needs to go.”The film is scheduled for launch in December 2022.