“Aquaman” and “Game of Thrones” star Jason Momoa has been cast in the lead role in Apple’s upcoming futuristic drama series “See.”
The series is described as an epic, world-building drama set in the future. Momoa will play Baba Voss, a fearless warrior, leader and guardian.
Momoa is perhaps best known for his one-season role as Khal Drogo on “Game of Thrones.” Since then, he has landed the coveted role of Aquaman in the DC Cinematic Universe. The aquatic hero has appeared in “Justice League” and soon his own self-titled movie. Momoa also stars in the Netflix action series “Frontier” and co-wrote, co-produced, directed and starred in the film “Road to Paloma.”
In addition to his roles as “Aquaman” and his first season work on “Game of Thrones,” Jason Momoa has also appeared in “Braven,” “Once Upon a Time in Venice,” “Stargate Atlantis,” and “Conan the Barbarian.”
Momoa’s new vehicle was written by “Peaky Blinders” creator Steven Knight, who will also serve as executive producer. and will be directed by “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” director Francis Lawrence.
“See” is just the latest of over a dozen original television properties Apple has announced. A specific premier date hasn’t been announced for the first of the series, but it is widely expected that the first shows could debut in March 2019.
Rumors have indicated Apple is considering a new video streaming service, which would be bundled with an Apple Music and a digital magazine and news subscription.