Jason Momoa is about to star in, write, and government produce the drama collection “Chief of Battle” for Apple, Selection has discovered.
The collection follows the story of the unification and colonization of Hawaii from an indigenous viewpoint. Apple has given the present an eight-episode order.
Momoa will write alongside Thomas Pa’a Sibbett. Each additionally function government producers, as will Francis Lawrence, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Erik Holmberg, and Doug Jung. Jung can also be connected to function showrunner. Justin Chon is in negotiations to direct the primary two episodes. Endeavor Content material and Chernin Leisure will produce.
“Chief of Battle” is now the second Apple collection led by Momoa. He at present stars in “See,” a few post-apocalyptic future wherein practically all remaining people have misplaced their sense of sight. The present aired its second season in 2021 and has already been renewed for a 3rd.
This may even mark the primary time Momoa, who’s of Hawaiian descent, has written for tv. He beforehand co-wrote, directed, and starred within the movie “Street to Paloma,” which was launched in 2014. He and Pa’a Sibbett additionally co-wrote the story for the upcoming characteristic “The Final Manhunt,” with Momoa showing onscreen in a supporting position. Momoa starred within the characteristic “Braven” in 2018, which was co-written by Pa’a Sibbett.
Momoa is understood for his roles in reveals like “Sport of Thrones,” “Frontier,” and “See” in addition to for movies like “Aquaman” and “Justice League,” “Dune,” and “The Dangerous Batch.”
He’s repped by WME.
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