New 'Aquaman' International Trailer Reveals Tons Of New Footage

The latest Aquaman trailer is out, and it gives fans their first look at a bunch of new footage from DC's next big-budget blockbuster, angling (see what we did there) for theaters next month.

You can check it out above.

The trailer focuses on action and bold visuals, showing off a number of fight scenes, chase scenes, and visual effects -- essentially the very reason that director James Wan once said he waited so long to release the initial trailers for the film, since he did not want to give the wrong impression of the final product.

Aquaman is scoring good early reviews, and according to some analysts, it is set to end the $100 million box office opening drought.

Official tracking estimates for Aquaman don't arrive until Thursday, but some analysts who spoke to The Wrap say the movie is set to be the first $100 million-plus opening since June when Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom debuted with $148 million. Those analysts don't say where Aquaman could fall between $100 and $148 though, but we'll get more official tracking estimates soon.

Debuting at $100 million plus would be a boon for Aquaman and Warner Bros, who is looking for another win for its DC movie-verse after the subpar showing for Justice League. Aquaman star Jason Momoa feels a certain responsibility to make the character work but is also just having a blast with the part.

"I’m a big fan too. So, you just geek out," Momoa told press during a set visit. "I can’t believe I’m running through, y’know, six thousand people with a trident over my head barefoot, I mean- check that off the f---in’ bucket list. [laughs] No one else is ever gonna do that again. I take those moments like that and there’s gonna be a great moment-my character really hasn’t gotten to the point of where he’s the king yet, so it’s really fun to see all of his quirkiness and his screw-ups and his jaded here-and-there and he’s gonna learn so much before he actually does become the king, we haven’t got there yet. It’s gonna be fun to see him as a king and really take that on, y’know. We can hear all certain things in our life, it’s just the moment we’re really ready to hear them. Your parents can tell you all kinds of stuff until you actually go through it. So, I think from his Mom to his Dad to Vulko to his girl, Mera, I think once everyone-he’s heard these things, but it’s the moment that he stands alone and they live within him and he goes from being a man to a king. That’s the beautiful, that’s the one thing I love about this story."

Along with the trailer, Warner Bros. Pictures China released a new theatrical poster for the film, which you can see below.

aquaman chinese poster
(Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures)

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-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 is directed by James Wan and stars Jason Momoa (Arthur/Aquaman), Amber Heard (Mera), Nicole Kidman (Queen Atlanna), Patrick Wilson (Orm/Ocean Master), Willem Dafoe (Nuidis Vulko), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), Ludi Lin (Murk), Dolph Lundgren (King Nereus), Djimon Hounsou (The Fisherman King), Natalia Safran (Fisherman Queen), and Michael Beach (Jesse Kane).

Aquaman lands in theaters on Friday, Dec. 21.