Late Thursday night, director Zack Snyder released the first image of Jason Mamoa as Aquaman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. The image was overlayed with the message “Unite the Seven,” without any explanation of what that means.
Could it be a reference to the “big seven” of the Justice League?
Well according to BadAss Digest, only six members of the League were planned to appear in Batman v. Superman, according to the last script they peeked at, though there's obviously still plenty of time for changes:
"About "Unite the Seven" - it's worth noting that script with which I'm familiar had Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg.
There was no seventh in the script, although it's possible that the seventh member of the team - Green Lantern, one assumes - is introduced in Justice League. I had heard that Lantern wasn't showing up until the very end of Justice League Part 1, but maybe that's changed. And who knows - he could still show up in BvS. The scripted appearances by Aquaman and The Flash are very, very brief - cameos, really - and it would be easy to add Green Lantern in, possibly even with reshoots closer to release."
What do you think? “Unite the Seven” could be a reference to the Seven Seas, being that Aquaman is the “King of the Seven Seas,” and Snyder's tweet does refer to Aquaman as the “one true King.” Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice opens March 25, 2016.