The Star “Aquaman,” Jason Momoa reportedly surprised his friends and family with a visit to his home state of Iowa earlier this month, however, what really got fans teary-eyed is when he dropped by at his grandmother’s.
In the short documentary-style video, titled “On The Roam,” the “Game of Thrones” actor meets up with his family and friends in Des Moines and visits some of his favorite places like the “Kung Fu Tap & Taco” and local diner, “The Waveland Cafe.”
“Aquaman” passed the $1 billion mark on Saturday, making director James Wan the second filmmaker, alongside James Cameron, to helm two $1 billion-plus grossers for two different studios.
Wan’s first billion-dollar hit was Universal’s “Furious 7” which grossed $1.5 billion in the global box office in 2015.
Director James Wan has criticized the Academy of Motion Arts for excluding his blockbuster hit film “Aquaman” on its award shortlist for the best visual effects.
Wan has called the snub a “f**king disgrace” in a response to a Facebook comment by Kelvin McIlwain, the visual effects supervisor on the DC superhero movie.
‘Aquaman’ Jason Momoa Performs Surprise Haka Dance to Honor Polynesian Culture at Hollywood Premiere
“Aquaman” star Jason Momoa and fellow cast members stunned the audience with a surprise haka dance at their Hollywood premiere on Wednesday night.
The Hawaiian star, along with cast members such as New Zealand’s Temuera Morrison, kicked off the performance by striding before the press and fans with his trident.
James Wan is nothing less than a trailblazer. His works, though often accessible big-budget films like “Insidious” and “Furious 7,” all stand out as decidedly new ventures. Take “Saw,” a series he started in 2003 that has since expanded into one of the most successful horror franchises of all time, eclipsing over $1 billion in box office earnings. At its inception, “Saw” was just an indie short film that grew into more thanks to Wan’s tenacity.
“At the end of the day,” he tells me, “I do know I inspired filmmakers in the horror genre to get out there and take the bull by the horns, so to speak.”
Warner Bros.’ “Aquaman” swam to a record $93.6 million opening in China over the weekend.
The release surpassed “Ready Player One” by 66% to become the largest debut of the studio in the country.
Randall Park has joined the cast of DC Comics’ “Aquaman,” according to Director James Wan, who made the announced on Twitter today.
Actor Ludi Lin has been tapped to play the role of Murk in Warner Bros’ highly anticipated DC superhero film “Aquaman”.