Jason Mamoa Might Play Lobo In James Gunn’s New DC Universe
The DC Universe is shifting forward with writer-director James Gunn at its helm, with producer Peter Safran as properly. While we’ve gotten no official news about what their first transfer will probably be, we now have a reasonably good concept now. Gunn did affirm that they won’t be wanting again at re-releasing any of the previous DC Extended Universe tasks, like David Ayer’s Suicide Squad. But a current social media submit is sparking pleasure a few potential new challenge. Combined with an interview that Jason Mamoa just lately additionally did, it seems like a reasonably good risk of Jason Mamoa as Lobo within the new DCU.
James Gunns Debuts On Mastodon With Lobo
Recently, with Elon Musk’s buy of Twitter, everyone seems to be trying to bounce ship to a extra non-toxic social media web site. Mastodon is lots of people’s various. James Gunn just lately debuted on Mastodon, with a picture of the DC Comics anti-hero, Lobo. This is prompting many followers to theorize that this can be a tease to what Gunn and Safran’s first DC Studios challenge will probably be.
Lobo first appeared in 1983 in DC Comics and was created by Roger Silfer and Keith Giffen. The character is a galaxy-trotting bounty hunter and mercenary. The character began as a villain and is among the most badass DCU characters ever. He fairly actually does no matter he needs, nevertheless, he needs it. He’s turn into one of the widespread DC characters of all time, for that motive. Lobo has solely been in live-action on the now cancelled Krypton, performed by Emmett J. Scanlan. However, his DCU look might characteristic a extra well-known actor, already within the DCEU.
Could Jason Mamo’s Dream Project Be Lobo?
Following news that #HenryCavill will probably be returning as #Superman, @thisiscarlosb chats with #Aquaman himself, #JasonMomoa, who teases that his “dream” DC challenge is at the moment within the works: “Stay tuned”👀 https://t.co/v7ySfrMbOZ pic.twitter.com/I9TnnmW4LO
— ET Canada (@ETCanada) November 7, 2022
Unrelated to Gunn’s submit, Jason Mamoa who performs Aquaman within the present DCEU, is now selling his new film Slumberland. During these promotions, he spoke to Entertainment Tonight Canada about Gunn’s plans for the DCU. Mamoa didn’t say rather a lot however did reveal that considered one of his dream tasks is coming true underneath Gunn and Safran. Jason Mamoa has lengthy been a fan-cast as the one actor who can convey Lobo to live-action. Mamoa himself has the construct and bodily look of Lobo, and the web is filled with fan artwork that includes him within the position. And it appears to be like fairly rattling correct, for my part.
Mamoa being Lobo was one thing even the actor himself thought when he was being solid for the DCEU as Aquaman years in the past. So it’s secure to say that even Mamoa has been pondering of Lobo for some time now. Mamoa’s statements about his ‘dream project’, together with Gunn’s Lobo picture drop might point out Jason Mamoa as Lobo within the first DCU challenge.
Jason Mamoa As Lobo; But What About Aquaman?
The sequel to Aquaman, The Lost Kingdom releases on December 25, 2023. So at the very least for the following 12 months, Mamoa continues to be Aquaman within the DCEU. If this Lobo challenge is a risk, what does that imply for the position of Aquaman going ahead? Will Mamoa be each Lobo and Aquaman? Or is that this the primary signal that Gunn and Safran are scrapping the DCEU and recasting these roles? But we additionally know that Cavill is returning to be Superman. So many questions.
Stay tuned to this area for the solutions to this and extra as we discover out.
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