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Jason Momoa Compares Role in Apple TV+ Series See to Game of Thrones’ Khal Drogo

See, an authentic sequence coming to the Apple TV+ streaming service, stars Aquaman’s Jason Momoa as Baba Voss, father to twins born right into a world that has been blind for hundreds of years. When it’s realized the twins possess the mythic skill to , Voss should defend his youngsters and his tribe towards a strong but determined queen who seeks the twins’ destruction, believing their sight to be the work of witchcraft. The drama is “probably my best work,” Momoa says, including his function will not be in contrast to short-lived Dothraki warrior Khal Drogo, who Momoa performed in the primary season of Game of Thrones.

“Just imagine if Khal Drogo actually lived on,” Momoa advised EW. “He by no means acquired to be a father. I by no means acquired to fulfill any of that. Even in [Netflix’s Frontier], I had a child and my household was taken from me. In this, by the second episode, I’m 60 years previous with 15-year-old twins. Even although he’s a warrior, he’s a person attempting to maintain his household collectively. I’ve by no means skilled a dad function. I’ve by no means had the chance to go to these locations earlier than.”

Because his function as Voss meant enjoying a warrior who fights with out the sense of sight, Momoa blindfolded himself and skilled below a motion coach and a sightless struggle coach. His latest function is “the hardest thing I’ve ever done as an actor and I’m very proud of it,” Momoa mentioned.

Training additionally meant spending “the better part of a couple hours in complete darkness.”

“The less dependent you are on your eyes, it’s like your skin feels more. You walk into a room you can feel an object approach you,” Momoa defined. “You’re echolocating so you can hear sound bounce off things. And the more you train for it, you become this ultimate warrior because your senses are so heightened and you’re not dependent on your eyes. All of the fight scenes are so different because you don’t have vision.”

The high-concept sequence is penned by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders, The Girl in the Spider’s Web) and directed by Francis Lawrence (I Am Legend, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire).

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“It’s not as if we’re saying ‘here are people who lost their sight and it’s awful,” Knight mentioned of the post-apocalyptic world imagined in See. “The world has healed itself. It’s back to being beautiful and pristine. The human race has adapted. We spent weeks with a group of people — survivalists, scientists and anthropologists — and put together this world. We wanted to look at what bits of technology would survive and what wouldn’t survive.”

See launches alongside + on November 1.

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