Batman v Superman Costume Designer Talks Aquaman

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder revealed the first image of Jason Momoa as Aquaman this week and now toofab has talked to the film’s costume designer, Michael Wilkinson, about the look. Wilkinson has previously teamed up with Snyder for Man of Steel, Sucker Punch, Watchmen and 300.

“It has been a thrill and an honor to bring this iconic character to life for a modern audience,” Wilkinson said about the Aquaman design.

“Zack Snyder has a brilliant vision for making this character powerful and relevant,” he added. “I enjoyed designing a costume that reflects this vision and honors the character’s rich legacy.”

Former “Game of Thrones” star Momoa is set to first appear as the character in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016, then will star in Justice League Part One in 2017, followed by the solo Aquaman movie in 2018.

Starring Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Lane, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Jena Malone, Holly Hunter and Scoot McNairy, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters on March 25, 2016.