Jason Momoa shares a behind-the-scenes training video featuring the intense fight choreography he had to learn for Denis Villeneuve’s Dune.
Jason Momoa shares behind-the-scenes training video showcasing the intense fight choreography he had to learn for Denis Villeneuve Dune. After his breakout role as Game Of Thrones‘Khal Drogo and the subsequent cast of Arthur Curry / Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe, Momoa has become one of the biggest action stars on the planet. The actor is currently filming Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom like his hit series Apple TV + See airs its second season. When the highly anticipated adaptation of Frank Herbert’s film Dune Released next month, fans can see that Momoa has the legendary warrior Duncan Idaho.
Almost 40 years after David Lynch’s Dune, Villeneuve (Arrival, Blade Runner 2049) The big budget sci-fi adaptation is one of the expected films of 2021. The film’s overall cast includes Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Timothée Chalamet, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Zendaya , David Dastmalchian, and Javier Bardem, to name a few. It follows Chalamet as the protagonist, Paul Atréides who, as the son of the noble Duke Leto (Isaac), will one day take the head of House Atreides, the house that rules the desert planet of Arrakis. Paul receives his combat training from none other than sword master Duncan Idaho, Duke Leto’s right-hand man.
Momoa recently took to Instagram to share a brief video that immerses viewers in her intense fight choreography. The clip begins with Momoa explaining how “it’s been like three weeks of training,” and he is “just a little nervous before the big fight. I don’t wanna be hurt, I don’t wanna hurt nobody. “We are then shown the actor training with the stunt team, learning sword handling and wrestling moves. Check it out below:
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With roles like Khal Drogo, Aquaman, and Baba Voss, Momoa is no stranger to tackling choreography. However, the fight scenes in Dune are said to be faster, less elongated, and more tied to necessity than in other movies. At first glance, Momoa’s two massive fight scenes will likely be some of the most elaborate in the film. As is the case with most BTS videos, it’s interesting to see the choreography slowed down and planned. Although it still seems intense. Intense enough to have Chalamet put one knee in his groin on the set.
Despite what will certainly be epic fight scenes, Dune seems more focused on its setting, its visuals and the construction of the world. The success of this first film and the investment of the public will decide whether or not the studio is launching a sequel. As mentioned by Momoa, Dune Already exceeding international box office expectations ahead of its October 22 US release in theaters and on HBO Max, which is in part thanks to Momoa’s dedication, as evident above. It’s worth mentioning that Duncan is the only character to feature in Herbert’s original six novels. Suffice to say that this role could become a huge part of his professional life.
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