‘Aquaman’ Sequel In The Works At Warner Bros.

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Almost two months after opening its billion dollar hit Aquaman, Warner Bros. is starting to put the pieces together for a sequel.

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The studio has tapped David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, who co-wrote the first movie, to begin penning a new installment, Highlight Hollywood  has confirmed.

 

James Wan, who helmed the first movie and worked with Johnson-McGoldrick on The Conjuring 2,  is making a deal to return as producer, as is Peter Safran. It is unclear at this stage whether Wan would return as director.

 

Aquaman opened in December to $67.8 million and has gone on to earn $1.12 billion globally.  It is Warner Bros.’ first DC movie to pass the $1 billion mark since 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises.

 

Johnson-McGoldrick co-wrote the Aquaman script with Will Beall (Gangster Squad), with Geoff Johns receiving a story by credit along with Beall and Wan. He is repped by Paradigm.

 

The Wrap first wrote about Johnson-McGoldrick’s hiring.

 

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy:    Warner Bros.
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