All eyes are on James Wan's upcoming movie to bring the aquatic hero to life in spectacular fashion, and the latest picture from the production shows that we will visit a vital location from Aquaman's childhood. Get ready to spend some time with Arthur Curry's dad, because we can now officially confirm that Amnesty Bay will make an appearance in the hero's first solo film.
Finally filming at the lighthouse set. Beautiful location. Saw whales ???? breaching in the distance. Magical. #amnestybay#hastingspointpic.twitter.com/WZKt31NjqT— James Wan (@creepypuppet) August 11, 2017
It's striking to see that picture and realize how much the version of Amnesty Bay from the 2018 Aquaman solo movie (actually Hastings Point in Australia) looks like the version of the location from the comics -- particularly with how many visual liberties the DCEU has taken so far. The site of the lighthouse where Arthur Curry grew up, Amnesty is a major part of Aquaman's backstory, and one could easily draw similarities to the Kent farm from Superman's corner of the DC mythos, or Wayne Manor in Gotham City.Read more at HollywoodReporter