In the aftermath of the overly successful James Wan’s Aquaman movie, a sequel is just a matter of time at Warner Bros. and DC Comics.
Deadline reported that the studio wants Wan to comeback as director. although one of his people said he will be taking a break after the exhausting process of making and promoting the Blockbuster Aquaman. also he won’t be making a comeback to direct the sequel unless the studio finds a script worthy to top the first outing.
While is everyone on both ends of the industry is eager to see Aquaman 2 sooner rather than later, but with the quality that the first one gave out, its probably for the best to approach the project with patience. and it is sufficient at the moment to know that sequel is making headway and Wan is optimistic about coming back in the future.
Being an established franchise maker with projects like Fast & Furious, the Conjuring, Insidious and Saw. James stated his desire to explore new challenges. saying in an interview with ComicBook.com:
“I mean, liking the people I work with goes a long way,” Wan said. “That was the reason why I came back when I did Insidious 2. But it’s a weird one for me, because I actually don’t know what I want to do next for the first time in my career. I felt like Aquaman ticked a lot of boxes for me. I want to do another action movie after Furious 7, I wanted to do a world creation film, and I wanted to do a superhero movie, and Aquaman literally ticked all of those boxes for me. And so right now, I’m in that sort of place of like do I kind of go back and do a smaller movie maybe as my next one, something a bit more intimate. Or if I can do a personal movie, but maybe it’s on a bigger scale. I’m not sure at this point.”
Shazam!’s director David F. Sandberg had the same feelings as his fellow Aquaman director. questioning the idea of coming back for a sequel soon after the release of the first, where he took to Twitter saying:
“It’s just that it takes a crazy amount of work to do a movie like this,” Sandberg wrote . “i