Aquaman
Directed by James Wan

Aquaman: The Reluctant Ruler (Spoiler-free)

In this video essay, ScreenPrism discusses the “reluctant ruler” archetype in relation to DC’s Aquaman, highlighting how, beyond all the laughs, he shows us what it takes to be a great leader.


Character Archetypes


Nicole Kidman


Willem Dafoe


Aquaman


James Wan


Aquaman