LOOK: First photos from 'Aquaman' are out

MANILA, Philippines – The first photos from the upcoming Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, and Nicole Kidman have been posted by entertainment website Entertainment Weekly, giving a glimpse of what to expect from the movie.

Jason plays Arthur Curry, the man who would become known as Aquaman, while Amber is Mera, the queen of Atlantis. Nicole Kidman plays the role of Queen Atlanna, Aquaman's mother.  We also get to see a look at  Aquaman's nemesis, Black Manta (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II).

Ready to dive in? #Aquaman (#JasonMomoa) storms a submarine under attack by pirates in this exclusive new photo from the upcoming standalone film. Swipe through to see more first-look photos of Momoa, #NicoleKidman and #AmberHeard, and click the link in our bio for more details. @JasinBoland/Warner Bros. A post shared by Entertainment Weekly (@entertainmentweekly) on Jun 14, 2018 at 11:06am PDT

 

#Aquaman’s nemesis #BlackManta has surfaced at last—and we've got a first look photo at the cunning high-seas pirate and mercenary! Click the link in our bio for more details. @JasinBoland/Warner Bros. A post shared by Entertainment Weekly (@entertainmentweekly) on Jun 14, 2018 at 9:57am PDT

 

Covers featuring Jason and the cast have also been released by Entertainment Weekly, showing them in costumes.

Ready to dive in? We have an exclusive first look at #JasonMomoa ’s #Aquaman! Go inside the ambitious attempt to bring a former pop culture punchline to the big screen: https://t.co/xK1aNHqf7r pic.twitter.com/KNpsbgtYVn — Entertainment Weekly (@EW) June 14, 2018

You can pick up the #JasonMomoa cover on newsstands starting 6/15, and the group cover exclusively at @BNBuzz starting 6/19. You can purchase both #Aquaman covers here: https://t.co/xdubWvhoyP pic.twitter.com/6L5pWDfnSQ — Entertainment Weekly (@EW) June 14, 2018

Directed by James Wan, Aquaman is the latest film of the DC Universe after last year's Justice League, and hopes to replicate the success of the Superman films and Wonder Woman.

Aquaman is set for a December 21 release in the US. – Rappler.com