Producer Says TRENCH Spinoff Will Come Way Before AQUAMAN 2

Horror fans were drawn into theaters to see Aquaman last December for one primary reason: It was directed by 21st Century Master of Horror James Wan, the creative mastermind behind the Saw and Conjuring franchises (among many other successes). Once immersed in the film, however, most horror fans fell in love with the Trench.

Now, Aquaman producer Peter Safran is telling THR that a spinoff feature film about the devolved, aquatic humanoids will come out well in advance of Aquaman 2:

“We always, even from the early concept art days, loved the idea of a Trench movie,” Safran told The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday at the opening of the Aquaman exhibit at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. “Then, when audiences embraced it in the movie itself the way they did, particularly that ant farm shot where the camera follows the Trench [creatures] following Arthur and Mera down into the deep, we just knew that we had something very special there and we knew what that movie should be. And consequently, I suspect that that’s one that will come out significantly before Aquaman 2.”

You can read the interview in its entirety, HERE.

If you didn’t see Aquaman (and therefore, the Trench) in theaters, you’ll be able to see what you missed when the film arrives on Blu-ray/DVD on March 26th. In the meantime, check out the synopsis and trailer below. We’ll keep you posted on all Aquaman/Trench related news as details emerge. Stay tuned!

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, the city of Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people — and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm’s half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. With help from royal counselor Vulko, Aquaman must retrieve the legendary Trident of Atlan and embrace his destiny as protector of the deep.

Aquaman stars Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, and Willem Dafoe.

Are you a fan of 2018’s Aquaman? Are you excited for a spinoff featuring the Trench? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!



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