Aquaman is one of the most ridiculed superheroes of all time, but comic book fans would know that the undersea warrior is more than just a superhero with the ability to communicate with aquatic life.

Not only did he form Justice League, he also married one of the most powerful female superheroes, Mera.

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Sources: My Face Hunter, Aquaman Shrine.

In a report by The Hollywood Reporter, several sources said that Amber Heard is in negotiations to join Warner Bros.’ DC Cinematic Universe as Mera, the female lead of “Aquaman“.

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Mera is the love interest of Aquaman who eventually becomes the Queen of Atlantis. Created by Jack Miller and Nick Cardy, the character was once the undersea queen in an alien otherworldly dimension commonly referred to as “Dimension Aqua”. She possesses a limited degree of telepathy and the ability to control the density of water.

First appeared in “Aquaman” #11 in September 1963, she is shown to be fleeing Leron, a criminal who seized control of her kingdom. She arrives on Earth and meets Aquaman and Aqualad, who vow to help her. However, Leron manages to capture both Aquaman and Mera, imprisoning them in Dimension Aqua.

With the help of a water spirit known as Quisp, Aquaman manages to free Mera and defeats Leron. Mera abdicates the throne of Xebel to Queen V’lana, and returns to Atlantis to marry Aquaman. Soon after, they had a son named Arthur Curry, Jr., also known as Aquababy.

Source: Comic Teash.
Source: Comic Teash.

If the deal is made, Heard will make her first appearance as Mera in Zack Snyder‘s “Justice League Part One”.

She will star opposite “Game of Thrones” actor Jason Momoa, who is attached to portray the titular character of the “Aquaman” standalone movie. Momoa’s character is described as a  “reluctant ruler of Atlantis caught between land dwellers that are always polluting the globe and his own people who are ready to invade the surface”.

He will will be first introduced in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice“,

Source: moviepilot
Jason Momoa / Source: moviepilot

James Wan is attached to helm “Aquaman”, which is currently undergoing a dual-track development.

Kurt Johnstad, who is known for his work on 2014’s “300 – The Rise Of An Empire”, penned the first draft of the script while David Leslie Johnson, who is best known for his work on “Orphan”, is penning a separate screenplay. Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, and Zack Snyder are serving as producers.

Source: ABC News.
Source: ABC News.

Heard will next be seen opposite Cara Delevingne, Theo James, and her husband Johnny Depp in an upcoming mystery thriller, “London Fields”.

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” is set TO hit theaters on 25th March 2016. “Justice League Part One” will be released on 10th November 2017 while “Aquaman” is slated for release on 27th July 2018.

Sources: THR, Coming Soon, Aquaman’s Wikia.

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