Although we have fierce female Warriors in the DCEU with Wonder Woman and Mera, there’s another one waiting for her debut on the big screen: Aquaman’s mother, Queen Atlanna.
Queen Atlanna will be played by Nicole Kidman in the upcoming film Aquaman, who was recruited by director James Wann himself. In an interview with Deadline, she said how it happened:
“Well, James Wan is Australian, and he’s a friend of mine” … “I think he’s going to make an amazing movie. We’ve always circled each other, so when he came to me, I was like, ‘James, I’ll do anything for you.’ And when he said, ‘female warrior from the sea’ who wears mother-of-pearl, I went, ‘Yes. Female warrior from the sea. Me like.’”
This is not the first time Kidman was approached by Warner to be part of the DCEU, it was reported a while back that she was in talks to take a role in Wonder Woman from director Patty Jenkins.
Queen Atlanta’s will be the first role Kidman has in a superhero movie since Dr. Chase Meridian in Batman Forever (1995).
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Aquaman is set to premiere on December 21, 2018.
Source: Comic Book Resources