Aquaman 2: When Will It Arrive? Will Amber Heard Be ‘Fired’?

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Aquaman 2

A 2018 American superhero film, Aquaman is soon going to return with Aquaman 2. It is based upon the DC Comics character bearing the same name. Warner Bros. Pictures distributed this sixth film in the DC Extended Universe. It turned out to be a remarkably big hit and a significant work of DCEU.

Aquaman 2: Official Release Date

Most of the Hollywood studios aim to produce the sequels as soon as possible to retain the charm of the hits. Despite this fact, we are aware that Aquaman 2 has already tested the patience of the fans as it has already taken a lot of time to arrive. However, Warner Bros. announced that the film would follow up on December 16, 2022.

The producer believes that if there remains enough time for the makers as well as the cast, the film will come out to be even more successful, which in turn will prove to be beneficial for everyone associated with it.

What does the plot unfold?

The series narrates the story of the human born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, Arthur Curry. He goes on a quest to prevent a war between the world of the ocean and the land.

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Plot of the Movie

The director dropped some slight hints about Aquaman 2. We could guess from those hints that Black Manta would play a significant role in the sequel. Black Manta will be seen recovering after fishermen rescue him. The shack where he wakes up belongs to Dr. Stephen Shin, and an Atlantean conspiracy theorist played by Randall Park. It turns out that Shin and Black Manta agree to a deal. Black Manta agrees to lead Shin to Atlantis in exchange of what Shin leads him to Aquaman.

Aquaman 2: Cast

Produced by: Walter Hamada, Peter Safran, and James Wan

The leading cast includes:

  • Amber Heard as Mera
  • Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry / Aquaman
  • Patrick Wilson as King Orm / Ocean Master
  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as David Kane / Black Manta
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Expected Cast of Aquaman 2

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Will fans see Amber Heard in Aquaman 2?

There were many hearsays about Amber Heard being replaced by Emilia Clarke in the cast of Aquaman 2. Some also believe that Bake lively might replace her. This was after she confessed her physical assault. After knowing about this confession where she admitted about ‘hitting’ Depp, enraged fans signed a petition to support Johnny Depp.

However, later on, a journalist from a Hollywood entertainment portal claimed that Amber Heard would not be ‘fired.’ This created chaos wherein fans got divided based on their views.

Conclusion:

Aquaman 2 will soon return to entertain the audience with a lot more adventurous journeys under the water. Also, there will be new thrills to discover. Moreover, there still remain mixed reviews among the fans regarding the role of Mera.