‘Aquaman’ Director James Wan No Longer Producing ‘Resident Evil’ Reboot

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During an interview with Bloody Disgusting, Aquaman director James Wan confirmed that he is no longer producing a Resident Evil reboot.

Over a year ago, it was reported that James Wan was attached to produce a reboot of the Resident Evil films. However, Wan has now revealed that he and his Atomic Monster Productions company is no longer involved the Resident Evil reboot:

“I’m not doing that anymore. That has been dropped.”

The Aquaman director also expressed some annoyance over the fact that projects he’s attached to are sometimes announced prematurely:

They announce that I’m attached to a lot of stuff and a lot of them are not necessarily realIt’s kind of annoying when things come and go, or things never came in the first place. I hate it when my projects get announced. It makes it seem like I’m attached to a lot of things when in fact I’m not necessarily doing so many things. A lot of my stuff just get announced and I don’t want them to be announced but people love to announce them.

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From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.

Aquaman will be released in theaters on December 21, 2018.

Source: Bloody Disgusting

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