James Wan has officially taken over directing duties for both Aquaman at Warner Bros. and Robotech for Sony Pictures.
Deadline broke the news moments ago that the Furious 7 and Insidious director is attached to both films. Aquaman we know will also star Game of Thrones alum Jason Momoa. Greg Silverman made the announcement on Wan’s hiring, saying “The Aquaman 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.”
Very little is known about the Robotech project at the moment outside of James Wan’s involvement, but the Aquaman film already has Zack Snyder on board as producer, and Kurt Johnstad and Charles Roven are working on the screenplay. James Wan is a fun director and seems to be a great fit for both projects given his ability to shoot coherent and axciting action scenes.
Aquaman is set for a 2018 release.