Before James Wan agrees to direct a sequel to his billion-dollar hit Aquaman he must see a script. And this script has an author now.
The Wrap reports that David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, who co-wrote the first Aquaman was tapped to write Aquaman 2 . He also wrote The Conjuring 2 for Wan, so he is a trusted contributor to the franchise master.
Obviously, no one outside Warner Bros. knows what angle Johnson-McGoldrick is moving with the film. The end of Aquaman especially in relation to Black Manta and Orm, seems to offer some clues. What we do know is that the studio Aquaman became very serious after becoming one of DC's biggest hits, developing at least one spinoff based on the trench creatures from the end of the movie.  It is also important to remember, while this is a positive step forward for the sequel, it is one of the first steps . The studio, like Wan, has to unsubscribe with the script before production goes to production. But it sounds like Arthur Curry would come back sooner or later.
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