Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom


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Streaming charts last updated: 5:21:17 PM, 12/01/2023

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is 5341 on the JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts today. The movie has moved down the charts by -22 places since yesterday. In the United States, it is currently more popular than Contempt but less popular than Combustion.


Aquaman must make an uneasy alliance to save Atlantis

Following the epic events of 2018’s Aquaman, the king of Atlantis returns with an action-packed sequel. The half-Atlantean, half-human must once again fulfil his royal duties. Aquaman must ally with his belligerent brother Orm in order to take down the growing threat of the vengeful Black Manta. 

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What to know

James Wan and Jason Momoa team up again for this epic sequel

Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom is a DC superhero movie directed by James Wan. The aquatic adventure movie takes place within the DCEU (DC Extended Universe) and once again stars leading man Jason Momoa in the iconic role as Arthur Curry. Better known as Aquaman, the titular character is a half-human/half-Atlantan superhero with the power to swim at supersonic speeds and speak to aquatic lifeforms. Momoa and director James Wan previously worked together on Aquaman.

Willem Dafoe stars alongside Jason Momoa as Nuidis Vulko, a mentor to Aquaman and the vizier of Atlantis. Yahya Abdul-Mateen returns as Black Manta, the King of Xebel. Patrick Wilson also returns as Arthur’s half-brother, Orm Marius, the former king of Atlantis.

Although it is not the sequel's official title, the movie is sometimes referred to as Aquaman 2.

Production News

  • October 18, 2018
    •  It is revealed that during the filming of the previous Aquaman movie, Jason Momoa pitched story ideas for the sequel. The actor sought to play a more active role in the film’s development. Director James Wan stated that there were a multitude of ideas that could be the foundation for upcoming Aquaman films, in part due to the seven unexplored underwater kingdoms that would make for strong stories. (Source: Syfy Wire)
  • February 21, 2019
    • Warner Bros. hires David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick to write the screenplay. (Source: Variety)
  • March 6, 2019
    • Director James Wan and producer Peter Safran reveal that they don’t want to rush the sequel, which is why the film’s planned release date is four years after the first movie. Warner Bros. expressed support for their decision and their plan to approach the franchise similarly to what they had done in the Conjuring universe by creating stories that run parallel to the original film. This includes creating films based on the other underwater kingdoms. (Source: Hollywood Reporter)
  • March 1, 2020
    • Script writer David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick let the public know that the Aquaman sequel will not be based one one specific comic book but will take inspiration from the Silver Age of Comic Books in which Aquaman stories featured Black Manta as the villain. (Source: Comic Book Resources)
  • August 4, 2020
    • James Wan confirms that he will be directing Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and that the sequel will be a more serious film than its predecessor, showcasing themes more relevant to the real world. (Source: Deadline Hollywood)
  • August 10, 2022
    • In an interview with GQ, Jason Mamoa reveals new story details of the film. The actor states that important issues affecting the world will be featured in the movie, causing fans to speculate about climate change playing a role. (Source: ScreenRant)
  • April 27, 2022
    • A featurette for the movie was revealed at CinemaCon revealing some plot details including the return of Black Manta as the main villain. (Source: The Playlist)
  • August 24, 2022
    • Amidst a slate of release date changes, the Aquaman sequel was pushed back to December 25, 2023. (Source: Collider)
  • April 5, 2023
    • The movie is brought forward five days and given the new release date of December 20, 2023. (Source: Deadline)
  • June 2, 2023
    • Director James Wan confirms that the movie had to make adjustments and edits in order to fit into the new James Gunn and Peter Safran led takeover of the DCU. (Source: ScreenRant)
  • July 11, 2023
    • It is confirmed that Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is undergoing reshoots two years after the movie began filming. (Source: ScreenRant)
  • September 11, 2023
    • A new synopsis for the movie is released offering fresh details on the plot. It reads: "Having failed to defeat Aquaman the first time, Black Manta, still driven by the need to avenge his father’s death, will stop at nothing to take Aquaman down once and for all. This time Black Manta is more formidable than ever before, wielding the power of the mythic Black Trident, which unleashes an ancient and malevolent force. To defeat him, Aquaman will turn to his imprisoned brother Orm, the former King of Atlantis, to forge an unlikely alliance. Together, they must set aside their differences in order to protect their kingdom and save Aquaman’s family, and the world, from irreversible destruction." (Source: ScreenRant)
  • September 15, 2023
    • The first trailer for the movie is released teasing an epic underwater battle and a return for Orm, the half brother of Aquaman. The main villain, Black Manta is also revealed. (Source: YouTube)
  • October 27, 2023
    • The release date for the movie is pushed back by two days. It is confirmed to be released on December 22, 2023. (Source: Variety)
  • November 20, 2023
    • A new trailer for the movie is released showing Aquaman looking after his son and teasing a whole new set of adventures. (Source: YouTube)

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Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Science-Fiction


2h 4min

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United States


James Wan


Jason Momoa
Arthur Curry / Aquaman
Patrick Wilson
Orm Marius / Ocean Master
Amber Heard
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
David Kane / Black Manta
Nicole Kidman
Dolph Lundgren
King Nereus
Randall Park
Dr. Stephen Shin
Temuera Morrison
Thomas Curry
Indya Moore
Pilou Asbæk
Jani Zhao
Vincent Regan