An Aquaman animated miniseries is headed for HBO Max, comicbook.com has reported, which means that fans will no longer have access to the ocean’s greatest champion on the big screen. Warner Bros will be developing and grooming the new Aquaman mini series for the HBO’s upcoming streaming service, with James Wan set to produce the miniseries. According to Comicbook.com, the miniseries will be three episodes, beginning with Aquaman’s first day as king of Atlantis and all the responsibilities, and dangers, that come with the title. As such, the animated show has been appropriately named, Aquaman: King Of Atlantis. Vulko and Mera are also reported to play a heaby part in Arthur Curry’s growth into Atlanta’s new ruler.
“This DC property is a fan-favorite rich with well-known characters and dynamic stories,” Sarah Aubrey said, who’s the head of HBO Max’s original content. “On the heels of Warner Bros. Pictures’ box office smash hit, we are certain Aquaman: King of Atlantis will be an exciting addition to our already robust slate of kids and family programming.”
Although a premiere date has yet to be revealed, details of the story have been offered through a press release that gives more insight towards the direction of the show. “Between dealing with unscrupulous surface dwellers, elder evils from beyond time and his own half-brother who wants to overthrow him, Aquaman is going to have to rise to the challegne and prove to his subjects, and to himself, that he’s the right man for the trident,”
HBO Max is developing an intimate relationship with DC Comics’ to bolster their roster of upcoming shows. It was recently announced that a Green Lantern series is coming to HBO Max, along with superhero teen drama Superhero High and upcoming HBO Max series Strange Adventures. Now, DC is hoping to make an even bigger splash in the streaming world with Aquaman: King Of Atlantis, when the service debuts on May of this year.