Jason Momoa Teases Ben Affleck’s Potential ‘Aquaman’ Sequel Cameo
Answering Aquaman’s bat sign? As Jason Momoa kicks off filming of his forthcoming Aquaman: The Misplaced Kingdom movie, he has followers theorizing about which fellow DC Universe heroes might help.
Within the behind-the-scenes picture, the 2 males posed for the digicam on set. Whereas Momoa was clearly not in costume because the underwater hero, the 49-year-old Argo director donned a sleek-fitting darkish go well with that resembled his past getups as the illustrious Bruce Wayne.
“WB studio excursions simply explored the backlot alright,” Momoa added in his social media submit. “Busted on set all nice issues coming AQUAMAN 2 all my aloha j.”
Whereas neither Momoa nor the Massachusetts native have publicly confirmed Affleck’s involvement within the upcoming sequel, the Dune actor teased that he had returned to work.
“I’m again on set [but] I can’t inform you what I’m doing,” Momoa mentioned in a Thursday Instagram Story video, giving a tour of his trailer. “It’s prime secret.”
He added: “All I can say is, thanks to one in every of my favourite manufacturing firms for having me and taking good care of the atmosphere [by eliminating bottles with single-use plastic] as a result of I can’t say way more. However good issues are taking place.”
Regardless of attempting to maintain a low profile on the set, Momoa rapidly bumped into followers on a Warner Bros. lot tour. “Effectively, it’s not a f—king secret anymore, is it? That’s what occurs, Warner Bros., once you stroll out of your set and there’s our followers,” he added through Story footage. “Effectively, we tried to maintain it a secret.”
The Hawaii native — who shares Lola, 15, and Nakoa-Wolf, 13, with estranged spouse Lisa Bonet — additional sparked Affleck reunion hypothesis after he walked right into a trailer labeled “B.A.” In a quick look, followers might spot the Good Will Looking actor — who married Jennifer Lopez earlier this month — sitting on a sofa in a fitted go well with.
“I’m misplaced. Ooops sorry BA, I’ve by no means labored right here,” Momoa captioned his clip after barging into the trailer unannounced.
The Candy Woman star — who has since been linked to Eiza Gonzalez amid his divorce from the 54-year-old Cosby Present alum — first played Arthur Curry/Aquaman in the 2018 eponymous flick. He reprised his superhero mantle in Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice, Justice League and Zack Snyder’s Justice League.
Affleck, for his half, took over the role of the Caped Crusader in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice earlier than returning for 5 DCEU motion pictures, together with Zack Snyder’s Justice League team-up.
“It was actually Justice League that was the nadir for me,” the Tender Bar star told The Los Angeles Times in an interview earlier this year about his “terrible” time on set. “That was a foul expertise due to a confluence of issues: My very own life, my divorce [from Jennifer Garner], being away an excessive amount of, the competing agendas after which [director] Zack’s private tragedy [after his daughter died by suicide in 2017] and the reshooting. It simply was the worst expertise. It was terrible.”
Following Justice League, Affleck additionally dropped out of directing The Batman, by which Matt Reeves later took over. Robert Pattinson ultimately suited up because the masked hero within the 2021 movie.
“I checked out it and thought, ‘I’m not going to be glad doing this. The one that does this could adore it.’” Affleck recalled through the January interview with the Los Angeles-based newspaper. “You’re supposed to always want these things, and I in all probability would have liked doing it at 32 or one thing. However it was the purpose the place I began to comprehend it’s not value it. It’s only a fantastic good thing about reorienting and recalibrating your priorities that when it began being extra concerning the expertise, I felt extra relaxed.”