The L.A. Times reports on rumors that life may imitate art, as Warner Bros. may actually be looking at making a real Aquaman movie (as opposed to the fake Aquaman movie that’s been seen on HBO’s Entourage):
“Aquaman,” one of Hollywood’s hottest inside jokes, might make the move from fiction to reality. As a key plot line in HBO’s “Entourage,” the “movie” directed by James Cameron shattered box-office records (a feat that got it a real ad in Variety), turned an unknown actor into a $20-million movie star and sparked a fight over a sequel.
But now, informal talks have been launched about the feasibility of making a real Warner Bros. “Aquaman” movie. In one of the strangest twists of this life-imitating-art tale, the talent agent at the center of the emerging “Aquaman” deal is Ari Emanuel, the brassy Endeavor partner on whom “Entourage” agent Ari Gold is based.
Warner Bros. said they are not currently developing an Aquaman film, even though one director’s name has already been mentioned as a possibility — not James Cameron, but Charlie’s Angels director McG. If that ends up being the case, I think I’ll stick with the fantasy …
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