Jason Momoa Reportedly Exiting Aquaman Owing to ‘Terrible’ Future Movie

Yoshiko Yap

A new report arrived to light that indicated Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom star Jason Momoa plans on leaving the titular hero guiding thanks to the subpar quality of the forthcoming sequel.

Unnecessary to say, the upcoming of Aquaman‘s franchise is just not shaping up so perfectly. In accordance to new rumors, exam screenings for the challenge have long gone very poorly—some felt it was probably just one of the worst DCU films yet. Other folks even walked out.

The future sequel also has the regrettable place of staying the quite very last film in the DCU continuity Momoa started out in. For a lot of, it helps make Lost Kingdom that a great deal more challenging to be thrilled for.

The Future of Jason Momoa in the DCU

Jason Momoa and Aquaman

Thanks to dependable insider Jeff Sneider, supporters have word on Jason Momoa’s long term in the DCU.

According to him, he heard Aquaman and the Dropped Kingdom is “terrible” and that “Momoa is gonna be Lobo going ahead.”

“I listen to it is terrible and that is why Momoa is gonna be Lobo heading forward. But they just cannot say that yet since then it would be a lame duck… and DC is hoping to wring another billion out of the box place of work. 1st 1 was terrible too, so not a huge surprise.”

For those who never know the character of Lobo, he is a cosmic mercenary and bounty hunter who tends to rub some heroes the mistaken way.

Rumors have it that Lobo might stop up being the villain for 2025’s Superman: Legacy, which is the very first critical motion picture in the initially Chapter of this upcoming new DCU.

Earlier, Peter Safran teased the likelihood of a third Aquaman movie, indicating that Jason Momoa “often thought Aquaman was a trilogy in his possess thoughts.” Offered the detrimental opinions to Aquaman 2 and Momoa’s described willingness to move on, it truly is probable that hopes for a third film have been dashed.

Far more Aquaman, or Lobo?

It does seem like Momoa understands his following step with Warner Bros., and it would not entail his fish-loving hero.

Specified the actor’s enjoy of Lobo, it would not be shocking if the actor took this prospect, together with a gentle reboot of the DCU, to provide Lobo to life—a character he is preferred to portray for a extensive when.

Previously this yr, forward of all the new DCU bulletins, the star produced a cryptic submit that teased he experienced gotten “fantastic information with Warner Bros.” although exclusively thanking new DC Studios prospects James Gunn and Peter Safran.

But supporters weren’t sure if he was teasing Aquaman 3 or his desire job of Lobo, a big anti-hero in DC Comics. 

When Comicbook.com’s Brandon Davis pointed out a social media put up made by Gunn, that provided a photograph of Lobo, Jason Momoa’s reaction was awfully suspicious.

Unfortunately, fans will almost unquestionably have to hold out until finally the future DCU sequel is out ahead of any bulletins are produced about equally the character and Momoa’s long term.

Aquaman and the Shed Kingdom hits theaters on December 25, afterwards this calendar year.

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