Charles Roven, Batman v Superman producer, told the Wall Street Journal The Flash and Aquaman standalone movies would not be following the origin stories of their titular characters. The focus, he confirmed, is to tell “one long arc of storytelling,” even though each movie will stand on its own.
When Justice League: Part One is finished filming, which begins filming in April, Jason Mamoa (Aquaman) and Ezra Miller (The Flash) will part ways to start shooting their respective movies. Each film will pick up after the events in Justice League and essentially continue its narrative.
Speaking of Justice League, its screenwriter, Chris Terrio, who also penned Batman v Superman, worked tirelessly to get the characters and their worlds in line with real world facts. For instance, Terrio spent time investigating the Mariana Trench and deep sea biology to “create the world of Aquaman,” he studied “the Greek historian Diodorus of Sicily’s account of the war between Amazon and Atlantis to better understand Wonder Woman,” and researched “electromagnetic physics to think about The Flash.”
Chris Terrio is certainly being studious in his craft, something he doesn’t take lightly. “If you told me the most rigorous dramaturgical and intellectual product of my life would be superhero movies, I would have said you were crazy,” he spoke.
Justice League is scheduled to hit theaters in November 2017, The Flash opens on March 23, 2018, and Aquaman is slated for a July 27, 2018 release date.
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[Source: Comicbook.com; Top Image: Warner Bros.]