Aquaman was first announced for Queensland in December and is scheduled to spend more than AU$100m on physical production in the area.
The 49-year-old Oscar victor said: "The reason why I love "Aquaman" is James Wan is an Australian and I've followed his career since he started".
"Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros".
"Aquaman" has officially begun filming.
Aquaman, which stars Jason Momoa in the title role after appearing briefly as the King of Atlantis in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, will be shooting on location in Australia. They are joined by costume designer Kym Barrett ("The Matrix" trilogy; "The Amazing Spider-Man"), along with Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Charles Gibson ("Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest", "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2") and VFX supervisor Kelvin McIlwain ("The Fast and the Furious" franchise). Pictures' Aquaman, based on the popular DC Comics character. The production will utilize the facility's sprawling backlot and all nine VRS soundstages, including its newest, Stage 9, the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. The rest of the cast includes Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Patrick Wilson as Orm/Ocean Master, and Nicole Kidman as Atlanna.
Warner Bros. also revealed a title treatment for the film, while Wan tweeted a photo from the first day of production, which happens to be code-named Ahab. Zack and Deborah Snyder from Justice League are executive producers for the standalone DC project long with Jon Berg, Geoff Johns and others.
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