It looks like Warner Brothers brought more than one video of Aquaman to this year's San Diego Comic-Con International. Not only did the studio drop the very first trailer for its upcoming Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) standalone at its Hall H panel at the convention, it also added a "secret trailer" with new footage taken from the film.
Luckily, it seems like ComicBook.com was there during the "secret trailer" release during the convention, and according to the publication, fans present at the panel got to see a few extra scenes from Aquaman.
Here's a description of the secret trailer that Warner Brothers dropped today:
"The lighthouse shown in snow globe. 'My parents were from different worlds, and I was the product of a love that never should've been.' Shows Atlanna leaving Arthur and his dad diving into the water. Arthur heads toward the submarine. 'You are the bridge between land and sea. Take your rightful place as King.'
DC logo shows. Plane flies over dessert, 'We're getting close now,' Mera tells Arthur. They find a cave underneath the sand. This is vast. 'It's real.' Mera says. She puts an ancient key into the device and it doesn't move. Of course, it's not working. Before the Sahara was a dessert, 'You do your best thinking when you're not thinking at all' Mera tells Arthur. She draws water from his forehead to activate it, it springs to life, turning the gears. Arthur says 'Show off. We could've just peed on it." In this trident resides the power of Atlantis, there's a hologram of King holding it. 'If you seek my power, journey to the edge of the world and the hidden sea. In the wrong hands, it would bring destruction, but in the right hands. it would unite all lord kingdoms above and below.' When Mera asks Arthur what the King said, he says. 'Something something trident.'
Orm says 'The beast has awakened for Atlantis to rise again.' Explosion and then Black Manta shows up in front of Mera and Arthur. Manta fires his blasts and knocks Arthur back. Another Manta agent crushes through a wall to get to Mera. Mera dodges and leaps to another building, dodging blasts all along the way. Mana fires again at Arthur. Mera runs and leaps to anther rooftop, with Manta's agent right behind. They fall down and Arthur says 'That was awesome.'
Shows Orm fighting for the throne. Atlanna is also fighting in a house against other agents. Arthur shown fighting the trench. Vulko shown. Massive battle. What can be greater than a king. Shows Arthur in his orange and green armor with the trident, straight from the comics."
The public Aquaman trailer might have gotten fans all riled up for Arthur Curry's standalone, but it looks like this new description of the secret footage is going to get everyone raging for Atlantis' rightful king. Not only does the "secret trailer" give more details about Aquaman's mission, it also shows a fight scene with Black Manta and a scene where Arthur Curry puts on orange and green armor, a look taken straight from the comic book source material.
What do you think of the secret footage? Would you have wanted to be at Panel H with everyone else? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section below.
Aquaman swims his way to cinemas in December 21, 2019.