Artwork imitates life.
Jason Momoa could also be identified for initiatives comparable to Aquaman and Sport of Thrones, however his function as Flip in Netflix’s newly launched movie Slumberland allowed him a chance to step right into a challenge the place he performs an eccentric character alongside co-star 14-year-old Marlow Barkley.
And whereas, sure, that is completely different than what viewers usually see of Jason onscreen, the 43-year-old instructed E! Information he was drawn to the challenge as a result of it displays who he’s on the every day as a dad to 13-year-old Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha and 15-year-old Lola Iolani, who he shares with ex Lisa Bonet.
“It is all due to Francis [Lawrence]. He simply is aware of me,” Jason mentioned of Slumberland‘s director. “He will get to see me with my children. He sees how I’m on set. He simply pitched me the story and it made me cry.”
Jason added that his real-life function as a father made it that rather more of a particular expertise working with Marlow.