Nicole Kidman who’s playing Atlanna, the Queen of Atlantis in Aquaman, who’s also the mother of the title character, was recently interview by Deadline in which she spoke on her role in the film.
Kidman goes on to talk about James Wan being a friend and that he will be making an amazing film with Aquaman, she then also goes on to say when he told her, she would be playing a warrior from the sea who wears mother of pearl, she took great interest and liked the idea.
“Well, James Wan is Australian, and he’s a friend of mine. I think he’s going to make an amazing movie. We’ve always circled each other, so when he came to me, I was like, ‘James, I’ll do anything for you.’ When he said ‘female warrior from the sea’ who wears mother of pearl, I went, ‘Yes. Female warrior from the sea. Me like.’”
Fast-forward to the 8:33 minute mark: