Peter Jackson reveals he turned down directing Aquaman twice.
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He was unfamiliar with the source material and didn't want to do it.
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Jackson prefers to make movies about topics he's passionate about, like Lord of the Rings.
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On a technical level, Jackson would have been a good fit to bring Atlantis to life.
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His blockbusters tend to be on an epic scale and scope.
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But WB has to be pretty happy with the way things turned out.
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Aquaman is the highest-grossing DC film of all-time at the box office.
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