If I don't like the characters, then I don't play them: Jason Momoa
Model-turned-actor Jason Momoa is in a happy space with the success of the latest DC film, Aquaman. Although his claim to fame was the portrayal of Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, Aquaman has helped him cement his position in the industry. In a recent interview, the 39-year-old said that he doesn’t mind being put in a box with his on-screen portrayals. “They may put me in a box, but I like the box. I like all the characters that I am playing. If I don't like them, then I don't play them. Then I write something different and direct that. I like what I am doing right now,” he reportedly said.
Based on a character from the DC Extended Universe, Aquaman explores the origin story of a half-human, half-Atlantean, who is on the journey of embracing his identity and tracing his roots. Along with a heart-warming tale of family and love, the film also focuses on a relevant message - marine pollution.
“The whole experience was amazing. I had probably one of the best crews I ever had. Australia was an amazing place to be in. They took care of me and I took care of them. It was beautiful. The only thing I could wish more was to have my family there a little bit more,” he said. “It is interesting how two strong women stand behind him (Mera, essayed by Amber Heard, and Atlanna essayed by Nicole Kidman) when he doesn't believe in himself,” he added.
Jason was earlier seen in Baywatch Hawaii, North Shore, Johnson Family Vacation, Conan the Barbarian and Stargate: Atlantis. After the superhero movie, he is also looking forward to sci-fi series See, which is described as a world-building drama set in the future.