James Wan’s Canceled Trench Movie Was A Secret Black Manta Spin-Off

The coolest scene in “Aquaman,” where our hero contends with the monsters of the Mariana Trench, almost had its own horror movie spin-off — “The Trench” — before Warner Bros.

got cold webbed feet and canceled it.

The Jason Momoa-led superhero flick still has a sequel on the way called “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,” but here’s a fun hypothetical: “The Trench” could have been a backdoor Black Manta movie.Director James Wan took to Instagram this week to share a photo of Black Manta’s new helmet for “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.” In the thread that followed, he replied to a user’s question about a potential Black Manta…The post James Wan’s Canceled Trench Movie Was a Secret Black Manta Spin-Off appeared first on /Film.

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