Jason Momoa “baffled” that ‘Aquaman’ was “acquired so properly”
Jason Momoa has admitted that he was stunned that Aquaman carried out in addition to it did on the field workplace in 2018.
The actor, who portrayed the titular DC superhero within the movie, mentioned in a brand new interview that he was shocked by its reception as a result of he’s carried out different “superb” motion pictures that few have paid consideration to.
Momoa instructed Males’s Well being: “Properly, to be completely sincere, I used to be completely baffled that Aquaman was acquired so properly. I’ve carried out issues which might be superb that nobody sees and nobody offers a shit about. You simply don’t know on this enterprise.”
He added that he doesn’t strategy roles with the mindset of, “Oh, I’m going get $1billion on this one”, and as an alternative simply needs to “do my greatest job”.
“It’s not that I don’t care about Aquaman; it’s a beautiful character,” Momoa mentioned. “Aquaman might be the toughest character in comedian e-book historical past. He’s made enjoyable of and ridiculed, however I attempted to provide it coronary heart and soul, and I’m pleased with it in sure methods.”
The sequel, Aquaman And The Misplaced Kingdom, was teased just lately at 2023 CinemaCon. It’s launched on December 20 within the US and December 29 within the UK.
Momoa mentioned of the 2018 movie’s follow-up: “Do I really feel strain for [the sequel] to do properly? No. All I can do is give it my all. However it’s in numerous different individuals’s palms.”
He beforehand instructed Selection that he’d co-written the primary story therapy for The Misplaced Kingdom however revealed within the Males’s Well being cowl story that Warner Bros. Discovery didn’t comply with the therapy fully.
“The attractive factor [about Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom] is me and my accomplice wrote the primary therapy for it and it was a few 50-page therapy, and numerous it has to cope with me speaking to the UN about what’s occurring with the melting ice caps,” Momoa mentioned in January.
“There’s no far-off galaxy coming to destroy us or aliens from one other place. It’s us ruining our planet. We have to get it collectively and save our house.”