Jason Momoa Confirmed as Aquaman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 06.16.2014
It's a done deal...
As we previously reported, a rumor popped up over the weekend that Jason Momoa, best known as Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, would be taking on the role of Aquaman for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. That report has now been confirmed by Variety, who say that MMomoa will join Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane in the film.
Momoa has been in talks for the role since December, and the deal is now official. Zack Snyder directs the film from a script by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer with a release date set for May 6th, 2016. Momoa will also play the role in the Justice League film that follows.