Jason Momoa’s DC superhero Aquaman become a rage in no time and garnered a massive fanbase. The aquatic superhero film is helmed by James Wan who has the original The Conjuring to his credit. In this case, what if we tell you, that Aquaman 2 might have touches of horror? Yes, you read that right, below is what James himself has to say about it.
Aquaman director James Wan was present at the DC FanDome and an excerpt from the Q and A round went viral on Twitter. It was in this video, The Conjuring director revealed that Aquaman 2 will have a touch of horror. He even confessed that he did add bits and pieces of his horror inclination in the first part as well.
James Wan in the video when asked about the sequel having horror touch, said, “I would say yes. Just like the first movie had a touch of my horror sensibility in it, in regards to the Trench sequence, I would say there’ll be a little bit of that in this next one. I think it’s something that’s a big part of who I am, and it just naturally comes out in these kinds of films.”
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“And especially a movie like Aquaman, you know where the story takes place in these underwater worlds that can be very scary. So naturally, my love for the horror genre just means that I latch myself to these scenes and try to give them a little bit more of my scary sauce,” James Wan added.
Aquaman 2 is all set to reprise its original cast led by Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. The film is set for a release on December 16, 2022.