Posted on Friday, November 4th, 2016 by Angie Han
Many of Justice League‘s key roles were filled even before the film entered pre-production, because many of those characters were needed for Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Still more of them were cast back in the spring, as shooting got underway. But there’s been one glaring omission this whole time.
Though we’ve known for months that the villain of Justice League would be Steppenwolf, we’re just now learning who’ll play the part. Irish actor Ciarán Hinds has joined Justice League to portray Steppenwolf through the power of mo-cap. Hinds is probably best known right now in the U.S. for playing Mance Rayder in HBO’s Game of Thrones. Read More »
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Two weeks ago we got our first look at Mera, the Queen of Atlantis and wife of Aquaman (Jason Momoa). She plays a role in Zack Snyder‘s Justice League, which recently wrapped shooting in London, but the size of her role in that film remains unknown. We do know the character will have a large part to play in James Wan‘s Aquaman. The director, who envisions the film as a “swashbuckling action adventure” and a “high seas adventure story,” says Aquaman and Mera are far from married at the start of Aquaman.
Below, learn more about the Aquaman and Mera relationship.
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Right now Zack Snyder is hard at work on Justice League over in Iceland, where we just got our first look at Amber Heard as Mera, the Queen of Atlantis. The film marks the continuation of the DC Extended Universe that began with Man of Steel and grew with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The latter film allowed Zack Snyder to realize his dream of bringing his take on Frank Miller’s more grizzled version of The Dark Knight to the big screen. The Caped Crusader ended up being played by Ben Affleck, but at one point Snyder had someone else in mind, and it’s actually still possible for him to follow through on that. Read More »
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Production on Justice League is finished in the United Kingdom, but the film is still shooting overseas, this time in Iceland. Since director Zack Snyder is shooting on location in the country for scenes that will take place in Amnesty Bay, the hometown of Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Warner Bros. Pictures must have assumed that paparazzi would be shooting photos of the various actors on set for these scenes, so they decided to beat them to the punch.
A new Justice League photo has just been unveiled, revealing Amber Heard as Mera, the Queen of Atlantis and wife of Aquaman. She has some kind of role in the DC superhero ensemble, though we’re not sure how big it will be. See the first Justice League Mera photo after the jump. Read More »
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