Outside of his duties as the King of Atlantis in DC’s Aquaman franchise, Jason Momoa continues to add to his ever-growing roles on screen. Following an ongoing run on the critically acclaimed Apple TV+ series See, Momoa will next expand his relationship with the streamer. As first reported by Variety, Momoa is writing a new series for Apple titled Chief of War.
In addition to his screenwriting responsibilities, Momoa will star in the drama series as well. Thomas Pa’a Sibbett (Braven) will co-write the series alongside Momoa with both serving as executive producers. Francis Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Peter Chernin (Tolkien), and Jenno Topping (Hidden Figures) are also on board to produce with Doug Jung (Star Trek Beyond) serving as showrunner for the eight-episode series.
Per the initial report, Chief of War follows the real-life events of the colonization of Hawaii by the United States. However, the story will offer a more genuine take on the events as it tells the story from an indigenous point of view.
Jason Momoa will next reprise his role of Arthure Curry AKA Aquaman in DC’s Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. Additionally, the actor will next join the Fast family opposite Vin Diesel in Fast & Furious 10. Following a quick cameo in James Gunn’s Peacemaker, Momoa will star alongside Lily Gladstone in the western The Last Manhunt.
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