Salary For Aquaman 2
The King of Atlantis has been making a lot of money.
Jason Momoa, the lead actor in Aquaman's 2018 success, negotiated a new deal that "essentially doubled his salary" to make the sequel.
Variety reports that Momoa will make $15 million for
: The Lost Kingdom.
is not the only one who is seeking raises for DC Comics' most beloved characters.
Joaquin Phoenix has been eyeing $20m for Joker: Folie a Deux.
This is more than four times the amount that the actor earned for his Academy Award-winning role in The Joker.
Joker 2 is still being developed, but Momoa's second Aquaman has been completed and will be released next March.
$15 million is well within the reach of many of Earth's Mightiest Heroes, compared to his Marvel counterparts.
According to reports, Chris
and Scarlett Johansson earned $20 million for their roles as stars in Thor: Love and Thunder and Black Widow.
Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom will be in theaters on March 17, 2023.