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Jason Momoa reveals ’Aquaman’ sequel has wrapped production

Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman. Picture: Warner Bros.

Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman. Picture: Warner Bros.

Published Dec 10, 2021

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Jason Momoa has confirmed that production has wrapped on 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom'.

The 42-year-old actor is returning as the titular superhero in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) sequel and took to Instagram to inform his fans that production is now complete – with just over a year to go until the film is released.

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In a video, Jason said: "Aw man, that's a wrap. That's a wrap, 'Aquaman 2'. I have so much to share with you, I wish... I could tell you so much. What an epic day. I love you.

"So good to have been home to finish this, so many good surprises. Love you and... it's been a long time. I'm taking a break. Aloha."

The 'Game of Thrones' star went through a gruelling shoot for James Wan's upcoming blockbuster - that will also see the return of cast members Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – and film chiefs were concerned when he tested positive for Covid-19 recently.

An insider said at the time: "It's a real headache for the film's bosses, who are now worrying about having to delay their tight filming schedule.

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"Of course the safety of everyone working on the film is the most important thing and everyone is tested regularly. They are hoping this is a one-off and that they can work around Jason and continue filming on the production."

Momoa previously admitted that filming for the new blockbuster had been a lot more physically demanding than in the past.

The 'See' actor explained: "I'm getting old.

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"I messed up my eyes. I just got something in it that kind of cut it up, and then I've got to get surgery, I have a hernia, I've got ribs out. I'm just – getting beat up.

"I just kind of give it. I love my job and I get a little too excited, then the age thing, you know, I'm an ageing superhero right now."

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