‘Aquaman 2’ confirmed by Warner Bros

(L-R) “Aquaman” stars Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Nicole Kidman, Patrick Wilson, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II at Comic Con San Diego, July 2018. (AFP pic)

Warner Bros’ most successful DC comic superhero movie is getting a sequel. Who’s involved?

The co-writer of December 2018 box office smash “Aquaman” is on the case for a direct sequel.

David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, who worked with “Aquaman” director James Wan on “The Conjuring 2” and whose credits also include episodes of TV series “The Walking Dead,” has been confirmed as the writer of “Aquaman 2.”

“Aquaman” has generated US$1.12 billion since its December debut, only this month opening in the world’s third-biggest cinema-going market, Japan.

Australian-Malaysian filmmaker James Wan, who co-created the “Saw” horror franchise and directed the “Insidious” and “Conjuring” movies’ first instalments, is likewise returning to “Aquaman 2,” though this time joins longtime production partner Peter Safran as a producer. It’s not yet known whether he would direct as well.

Similarly, Wan and Safran are producers on “The Trench,” a horror-themed spin-off from “Aquaman,” with Wan thought to be interested in directing though not in any capacity confirmed.