James Wan has revealed the title for his upcoming Aquaman successor. The movie is called Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, the filmmaker revealed Thursday.
The upcoming project plays Jason Momoa as Aquaman, with Amber Heard expected to return as Mera and Patrick Wilson returning as Orm. The original Aquaman, released in December 2018, earned more than 1 billion. $, making it the only DC movie to reach this number outside of Christopher Nolans The Black Knight trilogy. Wan co-produces with Peter Safran, with David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick returning to the pen script.
Wan is preparing to launch his next directorial venture, the original horror film Malignanthitting theaters and HBO Max on September 1
In addition to Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, Warners has a full list of DC Film projects to come, including The suicide group (August 6), Batman (March 4, 2022), Lightning (November 4, 2022) and Warners and New Line’s Black Adam (July 29, 2022) and Shazam! God’s rage (June 2, 2023). Blue beetle, Bat girl, Super girl, Green Lantern Corps, Static shock and Wonder Woman 3 is also underway.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom has a release date of December 16, 2022.