Nicole Kidman In Talks To Play Atlanna In 'Aquaman'

The upcoming DC film may soon add the stellar actress as the main hero's mother.

Nicole Kidman is in talks to play Atlanna, who is of Atlantean royalty in the underwater domain of Atlantis. Escaping her kingdom, she falls in love with Thomas Curry, and eventually gives birth to Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman.

A deal for the role went out Monday, with Wan having Kidman as his top choice of actress for the royal character.

Recently Yahya Abdul-Manteen II was reported to be in talks also for the film to play the villainous role of Black Manta.

The film is expected to begin production in April in Australia then in Italy.

Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, the half-human half-Atlantean hero, Amber Heard as Mera, an Atlantean heroine in her own right and Arthur's confidant, Willem Dafoe as Atlantean scientist, Vulko, with Patrick Wilson as Orm, a foe of Arthur's. It will be directed by James Wan and will be released October 5th, 2018.

Source: THR

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