‘The Trench’ Will Take Place After ‘Aquaman’ (and How ‘The Conjuring’ Universe is Inspiring DC Movies)
Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 by Chris Evangelista
We won’t get to see an Aquaman sequel until 2022, but we’ll be returning to the world of the film much sooner thanks to The Trench. The horror-movie spin-off will open before Aquaman 2, and it will also be set after the events of the first Aquaman. When news of the spin-off broke, some assumed it might be a prequel focusing on how the citizens of The Trench turned into the Lovecraftian monsters seen in the first film, but that’s officially not the case. Producer Peter Safran dropped this bit of Trench info this week, while also commenting on how The Conjuring Universe is inspiring the approach to future Aquaman films.