Aquaman's Jason Momoa Tapped to Lead Apple's Futuristic Series 'See'

Aquaman’s Jason Momoa Tapped to Lead Apple’s Futuristic Series ‘See’

Posted by July 10, 2018 Comment

Aquaman‘s Jason Momoa is going from being “The King of the Seven Seas” to being a blind warrior in a sightless society, tapped as the lead in Apple‘s futuristic original drama series See. Spearheaded by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and director Francis Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2), the project stems from Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content; with Knight, Lawrence; and Chernin Entertainment’s Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, and Kristen Campo serving as executive producers.

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Apple’s ten-episode See is described as an epic, world-building drama set in the future where humanity has lost the sense of sight – forcing society to find new ways to interact, to build, to hunt, to survive. But this new society is suddenly challeneged by a set of twins with the one power that could change everything: sight. Momoa’s Baba Voss is described as a fearless warrior, leader and guardian.

Momoa became an international sensation playing Khal Drogo on HBO’s Game of Thrones; and has starred in SundanceTV dramatic series The Red Road and Netflix action/adventure series Frontier. The actor reprises his Aquaman role from Justice League in his own stand-alone DC spinoff Aquaman, set for release in December 2018.

Momoa spoke with Digital Trends in 2017; and in the interview, he shared one of the things about the Aquaman script that really set it apart from others for him:

“I read the (Aquaman) script and let me just put it this way, I’ve never seen a movie that’s anything like this. It’s going to be a world that you’ve never seen before, which is really cool. We went to space, we traveled all over different worlds, but we never went underwater. So it’s just a really cool spin on what’s below and it uses a lot of great movies that I already love — whether that be Raiders of the Lost Ark to Star Wars to Lord of the Rings to Romancing the Stone. It has a lot of really cool adventure, it’s funny and heroic, and there’s a lot of different characters and a lot of different worlds that we get to go to.”

Deadline Hollywood

(Last Updated July 10, 2018 11:41 pm )

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