Movie production giant, Warner Bros is currently eyeing Furious 7, director, James Wan for the studio’s next big flick entitled Aquaman.
This is coming following Wan’s success with Furious 7,which starred the tentpole’s favourite characters-include the late Paul Walker.
According to THR, Wan could go from racing on the streets to riding the currents of the ocean blue.
The director is the frontrunner to direct Aquaman, Warner Bros.’ water-borne superhero movie centering on the classic DC Entertainment character.
Wan has no offer at this stage but he is the studio’s choice and some preliminary talks have taken place.
Aquaman, the standalone, is being developed on two tracks, with Will Beall and Kurt Johnstad writing separate scripts for the project.
Also, the director is reportedly already in preparation for The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist, which is due to shoot this fall.
While Aquaman has a release date of July 27, 2018, a movie of this magnitude will take considerable work, and the studio is eager to get started.
Wan’s feature debut was with Saw, launching the Lionsgate franchise.