WarnerMedia Entertainment’s upcoming streaming service HBOMax is already seeing an influx of original content. The service which is set to launch in May 2020 will reportedly play host to an Aquaman animated mini series titled, Aquaman: King of Atlantis.
James Wan who directed the DCEU Aquaman film starring Jason Momoa will be producing the series via his Atomic Monster production company. The announcement was made during the Television Critics Association press tour 2020.
The 3 episode series will focus on Arthur Curry as the new king of Atlantis and the protector of the ocean. He will have his trustees Vulko and Mera by his side.
The head of original content for HBOMax, Sarah Aubrey said:
Furthermore, the series will also be produced by Atomic Monster’s Michael Clear (Annabelle Comes Home), Rob Hackett (Swamp Thing) and Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!).
Victor Courtright (ThunderCats Roar!) and Marly Halpern-Graser (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) will serve as show runners and co-executive producers.
The voice cast is yet to decided and there has been no premier date announced. For further updates, keep an eye on this space.