Peter Jackson Turned Down Directing 'Aquaman' Twice

Published May 13, 2019 9 Views

Rumble / Entertainment LifeLord of the Rings trilogy director Peter Jackson turned down Warner Bros. studios twice when he was approached to direct Aquaman.
Jackson told Empire Magazine, “Former Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara] said, ‘Are you a fan of Aquaman?’ I said, ‘No.’ Six months later: ‘Peter, are you a fan of Aquaman?’ I said, ’No, Kevin, I already told you this.”
According to, Jackson went on to admit that “films are hard,” and that he only wants to make something that he has a deep passion for.

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