Horror director James Wan has recently signed on to helm Warner Bros. upcoming take on DC Comics’ Aquaman. Wan is also supervising the script, with Kurt Johnstad (300, 300: Rise of an Empire) in charge of scriptwriting. As revealed by previous news regarding Batman v Superman, Aqua Man will be played by Jason Momoa. Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, and Charles Roven will be producing.
The Aquaman movie adaptation is slated for a summer 2018 release, and according to a plot summary released by the studio, the story will focus on the titular character’s role as a reluctant ruler of Atlantis, who is morally conflicted over being caught between the surface world that constantly defiles the ocean and the sea dwelling Atlanteans who wish to revolt.