With Aquaman being a huge hit for Warner Bros and the DC Cinematic Universe, a sequel is inevitable. Warner Bros are deciding that it’s best to make it a tradition that Aquaman has a December release, as the sequel of the underwater superhero now has a Winter 2022 release date.
The Jason Momoa lead blockbuster will have it’s sequel on December 16th 2022. James Waan will be returning to both produce and write the film however it is unknown yet if he will return to direct. David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick will also be returning to pen the script alongside Will Beal as well. The sequel is certain to draw in audiences with how much of a surprise hit Aquaman has become.
Not only will there be a sequel to Aquaman, but also a spin off movie. James Waan is also producing a horror spin-off known as The Trench. It’s unknown if this spin off will be release before or after, but will benefit the superhero sequel hype train more if it is release prior to Aquaman 2.
Aquaman 2 is set to release on December 16th 2022 with no real competition at the moment. There is a project from Disney scheduled for release that date, however it is an untitled live action project, so it’s unknown yet if it will be much competition for the box-office-winning underwater hero.