Streamer drops a sneak peek of their upcoming animated mini-series, a tongue-in-cheek look at the iconic DC super hero’s first days on the job, premiering October 14.
WarnerMedia Kids & Family has shared the first four minutes of the premiere episode of its upcoming 2D animated mini-series event, Aquaman: King of Atlantis. In the three-part special. Warner Bros. Animation presents a playful reimagining of the iconic DC Super Hero and tells an original tale about Aquaman’s first adventures as King of Atlantis. Aquaman’s royal advisor Vulko and warrior-princess Mera join a fun roster of characters on epic underwater excursions filled with colorful animations, monstrous creatures and thrilling battles.
The first episode, “Chapter One: Dead Sea,” premieres October 14 on HBO Max, followed by “Chapter Two: Primordeus” on Thursday, Oct. 21 and “Chapter Three: Tidal Shift” on Thursday, Oct. 28.
In the premiere episode, on his first day as king of Atlantis, Aquaman must prove he’s the right man for the job. Luckily, Vulko is ready with just the right mission: investigating a distant outpost that no one has heard from in years! With Mera by his side, Aquaman sets out to find the missing outpost, rescue the displaced citizens, and show everyone that he’s a good king! Then, maybe his half-brother, Ocean Master, will stop trying to overthrow him!
Watch the first four minutes of “Chapter One: Dead Sea”:
The voice cast includes Cooper Andrews (The Walking Dead) as Aquaman, Gillian Jacobs (Community) as Mera, Thomas Lennon (Reno 911) as Vulko and Dana Snyder (Jellystone!) as Ocean Master.
Victor Courtright (ThunderCats Roar!) and Marly Halpern-Graser (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) serve as showrunners and co-executive producers. The series is executive produced by James Wan (Aquaman and the upcoming Malignant), Atomic Monster’s Michael Clear (Annabelle Comes Home) and Rob Hackett (Swamp Thing), and Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!).
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.