James Wan, director of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, is back to talk about rumors of a cameo by Michael Keaton or Ben Affleck’s version of Batman. So let’s find out what he said.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom – expected at the cinema 20th of December – has returned to the spotlight these days due to the release of a teaser trailer and some statements from the director, James Wan, back to talking about the Batman cameo rumors. According to some rumors, there were going to be brief appearances in the comic book movie. Michael Keaton AND Ben Affleckwhose return, however, was complicated by the release Flash.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom – James Wan Returns to Talk Batman Cameo
James Wan – best known for certain horror cults such as Spell – Spell, Beyond Evil – Insidious 2 AND The Conjuring – The Enfield Case – returned to collaboration with DC Studios after directing the first standalone film, Aquaman. However, when creating the second chapter, the director faced a significant problem. production difficultiesmainly due to the unknown whether the project will be released in theaters before or after Flash – which officially brings back Ben Affleck’s Batman and Michael Keaton’s Batman to the screen:
The hardest part at first was not knowing whether Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom would come out before or after The Flash.. We just had to be ready. Ultimately, the best thing about this film is that it has no connection to any other feature film. That’s the point.
During the interview – provided Entertainment Weekly – Wang then also openly answered the question regarding Batman’s involvement V Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom:
This is “no comment”, currently. You’ll have to wait for the movie to come out.
At this point, however, it is unclear whether the director wanted to give an answer in order to raise expectations around the project, or because the final version for theatrical release has not yet been created – the feature film actually underwent many revisions and modifications during assembly, and also to minimize the appearance Amber Heard following the trial of ex-husband Johnny Depp. A year ago, Hollywood Reporter said that Michael Keaton filmed a scene for sequel to AquamanI’ll come later replaced by Ben Affleck. Keaton’s presence actually destabilized audiences at test screenings organized before the film’s release. Flashwhich explains the return of this particular version of Batman. Jason Momoafor his part, then appeared in post-credits scene from The Flash, although James Wan has reiterated that there is no connection between his project and other recent comics. So all that remains is to wait further updatesto find out who Aquaman will end up with in this scene.