“Aquaman” director James Wan has revealed the title of the upcoming sequel to Jason Momoa in an Instagram post.
“The tide is rising,” Wan said.
“Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” opens on December 16, 2022.
The sequel brings back star Jason Momoa as the hero Arthur Curry opposite Amber Heard with Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Yahya Abdul-Mateen and Dolph Lundgren.
James Wan directed the film, which grossed $ 1.13 billion at the worldwide box office and $ 332.9 million in the domestic market when it opened ahead of the Christmas holiday weekend late last year, making it the first DC film to air. crossed $ 1 billion globally since “The Dark Knight Rises. ”
Wan and Peter Safran produce the sequel, and frequent Wan collaborator David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick writes “Aquaman 2.” He co-wrote the original film with Will Beall based on a story by Geoff Johns, Beall and Wan.
In the casting news, Pilou Asbæk, the Danish actor best known for his period as Euron Greyjoy in “Game of Thrones”, is in talks to participate in the sequel. It is unclear what role Asbæk will play in the “Aquaman” pursuer, and the action is kept under wraps.
Both Momoa and Asbæk are “Game of Thrones” alumni, even though they appeared on the show at very different times. American audiences will recognize Asbæk in films such as “Outside the Wire”, “Ghost in the Shell”, “Ben-Hur”, “The Great Wall”, “Overlord” and miniseries “The Investigation”, but he also has an extensive career as an actor on Danish television and film, including in the political drama “The Castle” and the films “A Hijacking” and “A War.” Then he plays alongside Sylvester Stallone in “Samaritan.”