Warner Bros. has announced that James Wan (Furious 7, Saw) will direct the upcoming DC film, Aquaman. “We’ve been so lucky to have worked with James, first on New Line’s The Conjuring and now on their upcoming The Conjuring 2,” said Warner Bros. Pictures’ Greg Silverman, “and are thrilled to have him on board as we continue to expand our DC slate. TheAquaman film will be a major tentpole picture for us and James’s span of work has proven him able to take on any manner of project, bringing his incredible creative talent and unique voice to the material.”
Aquaman will star Jason Momoa as the title character. The film is scheduled to be released July 27, 2018.