In late 2013, it was rumored that Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa would be playing a major role in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, however those claims were denied by the actor himself this past week. But despite his denial about being involved in the film, rumors about who the actor will play are still swirling.
The latest rumor comes from Badass Digest’s Devin Faraci, who writes that a source informs him Momoa’s denials may be a smokescreen to cover the fact he’s actually going to be playing Aquaman in the upcoming film.
I was recently told by a very, very trusted source that the role Jason Momoa was up for (but is currently denying) is definitely Aquaman, but it’s essentially a cameo setting up the next movie.
We won’t know the extent of Momoa’s involvement, assuming there is any, until closer to production. But with the film slated to start shooting soon, answers are no doubt coming. The Aquaman role was rumored as being in play for Lost star Josh Holloway yesterday, but the chances that Momoa could be the frontrunner are heavily supported by Badass Digest’s latest report.