‘Aquaman’ Spinoff ‘The Trench’ In Works As Sequel Treads Water

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Newbie screenwriters Noah Gardner and Aidan Fitzgerald have been hired to write The Trench, a screenplay that will act as a spinoff of Warner Bros and DC’s Aquaman. This is separate from an inevitable sequel to the original movie, which is awaiting a script that could entice director James Wan to return. The original Aquaman is a smash hit that has grossed $1.1 billion worldwide to date, surpassing at the tail end of January The Dark Knight Rises as the highest-grossing…