Speaking about his new film Aquaman at Comic-Con today, director James Wan said, "My movie, in some ways, plays more like sci-fi/fantasy than a traditional superhero movie". Director James Wan faced the daunting task of bringing the underwater world to vivid life in a way that didn't come off as silly, and it appears that he's mostly succeeded.
"[For] my opening scene, I had to lie on a rock, with massive waves crashing over me", Kidman said.
Trailer for the movie comes out today.
He then confessed that playing the character Shazam was a "complete wish fulfillment" before adding: 'And the whole movie's about wish fulfillment'.
In a big change of pace for the often-grim DC movies, this film wisely focuses on Billy Batson's wide-eyed wonder and sheer fun at realizing he can become a superhero.
Another audience-pleaser was Shazam! and Zachary Levi was on hand to introduce the first trailer for the DC superhero film, or Big with superpowers. I got to be a genuine part of myself.
Based on the comic book, 14-year-old Billy Batson turns into adult superhero Shazam - also confusingly known as Captain Marvel - whenever he yells Shazam!
Upcoming DC films include Aquaman, premiering on December 21, 2018, in the U.S. and United Kingdom, and December 26 in AU; Shazam! set for April 5, 2019; and Wonder Woman 1984 opening November 1, 2019.
After all, this news might not be shocking to many people as Arthur has almost always been the king of Atlantis in the DC Comics mythos.