‘Aquaman’ BTS: What Went into the Dazzling Underwater Visuals?

Here’s a glimpse into the making of the DC movie. 

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A still from <i>Aquaman.</i>

James Wan’s superhero flick Aquaman starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard has collected $ 940.7 million worldwide, becoming the highest grosser in the DC Extended Universe of films. A behind-the-scenes video offering a glimpse into the making of the movie has been doing the rounds of social media.

The 2-minute clip visually deconstructs how the battle scenes and the underwater visuals were put together. Featuring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard and Nicole Kidman , viewers can geek out and get a glimpse of how stunts were performed and the role of special effects.

It delves into the inherent fascination that we nurture about the ocean and the possibility of it turning on us. Amber Heard had to work out five hours every day for six months to prepare for her role as Mera, the daughter of King Nereus. "I did six months of rigorous training. It was a lot of weight and strength training, as well as special martial arts training. By the end, I was working out for five hours a day," Heard told Shape magazine.

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