The observe as much as Jason Momoa’s superhero debut in Aquaman isn’t slated for launch till late 2022, however that doesn’t imply it’s too early to get excited—Momoa clearly is. He’s in the midst of taking pictures the sequel, Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom, and over the weekend he teased followers with a glimpse of his new costume for the upcoming movie. In distinction to the shining inexperienced and gold swimsuit featured within the first movie, the brand new costume appears modern in black and gunmetal. And, judging by the rigorously sculpted six-pack, Aquaman’s been hitting his abs.
Momoa shared the photograph on Instagram, and he paired the previous and new fits aspect by aspect for a simple comparability. After all the swimsuit is only one a part of the superhero equation—you need to have a heroic physique to fill it out, too. We lately caught up with Damian Viera, Momoa’s coach, to be taught extra about how he retains the famously bulked-up star in combating form. That’s particularly vital as a result of Aquaman isn’t Momoa’s solely bodily demanding function: He additionally performs the a part of blind samurai Baba Voss within the Apple TV sequence See. With a view to pull off the stunts required on digital camera, Momoa has to remain in high form all through a demanding filming schedule.
“In relation to making ready Jason, we see these stunts nicely prematurely within the scripts,” explains Viera. “It’s a matter of deconstructing the stunts and placing the physique into that area, that framework. The extra usually you place the physique in that area, with that stress, the extra comfy it turns into—the physique itself evolves.”
Along with Momoa within the title function, Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus, Amber Heard as Mera, and Patrick Wilson as Ocean Grasp. The movie is slated for launch on Dec. 16, 2022.
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