Aquaman star Jason Momoa says he needs to maintain his post-surgery “dad bod” going for a bit longer.
During an episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, Momoa was requested how he was recovering after having undergone surgical procedure for a hernia. “All good, nonetheless probably not doing sit-ups,” Momoa responded. “Trying to maintain that dad bod going for slightly longer, you understand what I imply?” When Corden claimed that Momoa was too bodily match to say he had a dad bod, the DC Extended Universe star conceded that he largely simply doesn’t “wish to do any extra sit-ups.”
Strangely, Momoa’s bodily well being has gotten the actor into the information on a number of places over the previous 12 months. In late July, Momoa made headlines when he was concerned in a head-on collision with a bike. The actor reportedly drove right into a passing motorcyclist by mistake when the bike driver had crossed into Momoa’s lane, ensuing within the collision. Momoa was unhurt by the incident and instantly rushed to help the biker, who managed to solely maintain non-fatal accidents. Another occasion was when the actor revealed in October 2021 that he had broken his eyes whereas on the set of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, which additionally required surgical procedure to restore.
Momoa addressed the upcoming Aquaman sequel in a current interview, during which he revealed that the movie will likely be “loads funnier” than its predecessor was. Despite this, nonetheless, Momoa clarified that The Lost Kingdom‘s humorous tone will not distract from its themes of environmentalism. “It’s wonderful to have the ability to carry consciousness of what’s taking place to our planet,” Momoa shared. “It’s not some story that’s been advised time and again, [it’s a] film about what’s taking place proper now however in a fantasy world.”
While maybe finest recognized for his work within the DCEU, Momoa has been concerned in a number of main movie and tv franchises over time, together with Game of Thrones and 2021’s Dune. Momoa just lately acknowledged, except for Aquaman, lots of his characters find yourself dying on display screen, to the purpose the place even his personal youngsters are getting bored with seeing him chunk the bullet. “My youngsters are at all times like, ‘Are you gonna die once more? You at all times die,'” the actor stated just lately. “I clearly made a reputation for myself dying so in the event you see me it is like, ‘Momoa’s gonna leap on the bomb, I do know it!'”
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is at present set to launch in theaters on Dec. 25, 2023.