James Wan releases statement on AQUAMAN crossing $1bn

Aquaman (Warner Bros)

Yesterday the news became official: Aquaman has crossed $1bn world-wide.

Only the third DC Comics movie to cross the figure makes this milestone a big deal. James Wan’s aquatic adventure has now surpassed the lifetime gross of The Dark Knight, a movie which many believe the greatest comic book movie of all time.

Now director James Wan has released a short statement thanking fans and the movies cast and crew for helping it reach such a milestone. Taking to Twitter the director said:

Firstly, this movie wouldn’t be what it is without the astonishing achievement of everyone involved, from the head of departments to every single crew member, who demanded upmost excellence in helping design and create this cinematic experience.

James Wan, Twitter

Have you seen the movie yet? Check out our review here.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

Aquaman stars Jason Momoa in the title role of Arthur Curry/Aquaman. The film also stars Amber Heard as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe as Vulko; Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II  as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson as Orm/Ocean Master; and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman as Atlanna.

The film is being produced by Peter Safran, with Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Rob Cowan, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers.


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