“Aquaman” director James Wan has revealed the title to the upcoming sequel starring Jason Momoa in an Instagram publish.
“The tide is rising,” Wan mentioned.
“Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” will open on Dec. 16, 2022.
The sequel will convey again star Jason Momoa as hero Arthur Curry reverse Amber Heard, with Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Yahya Abdul-Mateen and Dolph Lundgren.
James Wan directed the movie, which introduced in $1.13 billion on the worldwide field workplace and $332.9 million domestically when it opened forward of the Christmas vacation weekend late final 12 months, making it the primary DC movie to cross $1 billion globally since “The Dark Knight Rises.”
Wan and Peter Safran are producing the sequel, and frequent Wan collaborator David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick is writing “Aquaman 2.” He co-wrote the unique movie with Will Beall based mostly on a narrative by Geoff Johns, Beall and Wan.
In casting information, Pilou Asbæk, the Danish actor finest identified for his stint as Euron Greyjoy in “Game of Thrones,” is in talks to hitch the sequel. It’s unclear what function Asbæk will play within the “Aquaman” sequel, and the plot is being stored underneath wraps.
Each Momoa and Asbæk are “Game of Thrones” alums, although they appeared on the present at significantly totally different instances. American audiences will acknowledge Asbæk in movies equivalent to “Outside the Wire,” “Ghost in the Shell,” “Ben-Hur,” “The Great Wall,” “Overlord” and the miniseries “The Investigation,” however he additionally has an intensive profession as an actor on Danish TV and movie, together with within the political drama “Borgen” and the movies “A Hijacking” and “A War.” Subsequent up he’ll star alongside Sylvester Stallone in “Samaritan.”