Aquaman star Jason Momoa is ready to provide biographical drama about legendary Hawaiian Olympic swimmer Duke Kahanamoku, who is usually credited for popularising browsing as a sport.
Peter Safran can also be connected as a producer on the undertaking together with Susan Miller Carlson and Eric Carlson of Carlson Company. According to leisure web site Variety, Chris Kekaniokalani Bright is writing the script. Jason Momoa lately narrated American Masters documentary, Waterman — Duke: Ambassador of Aloha based mostly on Kahanamoku, a fellow Hawaiian. Kahanamoku gained 5 medals in 4 Olympic Games between 1912 -1932.
“Duke’s story is one that has fascinated me for years. To now have the opportunity to tell it with the respect that it deserves, in collaboration with Jason, Chris and the Carlsons, is truly a gift,” Safran stated.
The untitled movie will “explore this iconic and gentle man as the legendary swimmer, trailblazer and the undisputed father of modern-day surfing,” in line with producers.