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‘So he’s playing Aquaman AND Lobo? I’m confused’: James Gunn Hints Aquaman 3 is Coming as DC Fans Divided Over Dual Jason Momoa DCU Casting

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James Gunn and Peter Safran’s DCU finally came to light as the new lineup was revealed. Being an integral part of the DC, Jason Momoa will allegedly portray two different characters in the same universe!

Although people are habituated to multiple Batmans, in the case of Jason Momoa’s Aquaman and Lobo, there are rumors that the Game of Thrones actor will portray dual roles in Gunn’s newly made DCU.

Jason Momoa in Aquaman (2018)
Jason Momoa in Aquaman (2018).

Jason Momoa Will Reportedly Play Two Characters in The DCU!

Before the official lineup was released, there were rumors that Jason Momoa would portray Lobo’s role in future DC projects. Described as an arrogant killer that enjoys nothing more than violence and bloodshed, Lobo gained popularity over the years.

Jason Momoa as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones (2011-2019).
Jason Momoa as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones (2011-2019).

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After the lineup however, it has been confirmed by James Gunn and Peter Safran that Jason Momoa will reprise his role as Aquaman in Aquaman 3. With Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom nearing the horizon for its release date, the news of Aquaman 3 is truly exciting for DC fans. The chaos, however, ensued when the possibility of Momoa portraying two different characters in the same universe came to light.

The people took to Twitter and asked whether the See actor would continue with his Aquaman role or whether he will pick up new endeavors and adventures as DC’s Lobo.

Much like the confused atmosphere at DC, the people are also confused as to what the newly made DCU is capable of. With confirmed news that Henry Cavill would not be representing Superman in James Gunn and Peter Safran’s world, they will need to assemble a fresh Justice League pretty soon.

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Will Jason Momoa Play Aquaman AND Lobo in the DCU?

First look of Jason Momoa from Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom
First look at Jason Momoa from Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom.

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Although DC Universe has been confusing at times, there have been multiple iterations of Batman and Superman. Jason Momoa portraying Aquaman and Lobo at the same time could be a very well-made project… if executed properly.

With connecting storylines or alter egos, the two opposite characters of Aquaman and Lobo could meet in the middle for a final battle or co-exist in the universe in their separate ways. Jason Momoa could very well pull off the dual facade of Lobo and Aquaman but there is a catch. The Justice League actor has been attached to the upcoming Fast X and various other projects that might keep him busy.

With DCU allegedly getting a soft reboot, priority would be naturally given to Aquaman and not a lot to Lobo. With Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom set for a release date of 25th December 2023, the future of DCU will be worth watching for sure.

Source: Twitter

Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg Acharya has authored over 500 articles and reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.