Actor Jason Momoa seemingly took a dig on the divisive finale of Game of Thrones in a brand new behind-the-scenes featurette for his upcoming movie, Dune. The actor, who turned a family identify after taking part in Khal Drogo on the hit HBO fantasy, performs the samurai-like Duncan Idaho in Dune, an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s traditional science-fiction novel, directed by Denis Villeneuve.
In the video, titled Dune Awaits: Becoming Duncan Idaho, Momoa ready to movie a giant combat scene for the movie. Just earlier than they had been about to shoot the sequence, he appeared into the digicam and mentioned, “Just saw the season finale of Game of Thrones last night.” He took a breath and added, “This fight’s for you, Khaleesi.”
Game of Thrones broke viewership data over eight profitable seasons, however concluded in 2019 with a remaining batch of episodes that divided followers. People had been most vocal in regards to the showrunners’ choice to go off-book and switch Emilia Clarke’s character, Daenerys Targaryen, right into a villain. Even a number of solid members have since expressed disappointment with how the present concluded.
Khal Drogo and Daenerys had been husband and spouse within the present’s first season, throughout which Drogo was killed. Momoa subsequently appeared in a number of action-heavy roles akin to Conan the Barbarian, and most not too long ago the Netflix movie Sweet Girl. His most profitable movie, nonetheless, is Aquaman. He will reprise his position in a sequel that’s at present being filmed.
Dune arrives in theatres in October. In the US and sure different territories, it will be launched concurrently on the HBO Max streaming service. The movie additionally options Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Stellan Skarsgard, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem and others.