Warner Bros. May Not Be Developing ‘Aquaman 2’ After All

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Warner Bros. and DC are in the middle of softly rebooting their cinematic superhero universe and Aquaman seems to be the one leading the charge at the box office with a worldwide catch totalling over $1 billion. With impressive numbers like that, you would think the studio would want to fast track a sequel; however, that does not look to be the case with Aquaman.

Earlier today, THR reported that WB and DC are eyeing a potential spinoff based around the Trench, the alien-looking ocean dwellers that can be seen attacking Arthur and Mera in the Aquaman film. In that same article, the outlet refutes that neither James Wan, Jason Momoa, or the studio haved had any serious discussions regarding a direct Aquaman sequel.

The spinoff will be called The Trench and screenwriters Noah Gardner and Aidan Fitzgerald have been tapped to pen the script. Details on the project are sparse; however, THR is claiming that the film will not feature the main Aquaman cast.

What do you make of this news? Does it surprise you to hear that Warner Bros. has no immediate plans for a Aquaman 2? And are you at all interested in a Trench standalone movie? Let us know your thoughts and feelings in the comments below!

Here is the synopsis for Aquaman:

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 is now playing in theaters.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

‘Aquaman’: New Photos Offers Close Look At The Costumes, Weapons, & Creatures

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Aquaman DC Comics Black Manta MeraHeroic Hollywood has unveiled new photos from the Aquaman press junket, offering fans a close look at the costumes, weapons, and creatures in the DC film.

Jason Momoa's first cinematic solo outing as Aquaman will arrive in theaters next month and the recent press junket from Warner Bros. Pictures included a gallery of several items featured in the project. Among the items on display are a trident that belongs to Jason Momoa's Arthur Curry, Willem Dafoe's Vulko costume, an important map, and bits of the underwater creatures.

You can check out the first Aquaman press junket photo below. Make sure to click on the "Next" button to see the rest of the photos from the gallery.

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Here is the official synopsis for the Aquaman movie starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard:

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. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the future of Aquaman and the DC Extended Universe, and make sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood's YouTube channel for more content!

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