‘Aquaman’ Star Jason Momoa Gets “Arrested” Protesting TMT Construction

Jason Momoa was photographed getting “arrested” as the Aquaman star protested the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii.

The photo features Jason Momoa with four policemen in Hawaii as he is put in a position that looks as if the Aquaman actor is about to be put in handcuffs before being taken into custody. However, as you can see from the playful look on Jason Momoa’s face as well as the rest of the police officers involved, the photo is obviously staged.

You can see Aquaman star Jason Momoa getting “arrested” in Hawaii below.

Aquaman actor Jason Momoa has been protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on top of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano. The area in which TMT is proposed to be constructed is sacred to Native Hawaiian culture and religion. Jason Momoa is joined by many other Hawaiians protesting the construction of the TMT and was even joined by his Justice League co-star Ezra Miller earlier this week in solidarity.

Jason Momoa has Native Hawaiian ancestry from his father and also is of Native American descent from his mother’s side. Some of his cultural background was incorporated into the backstory for his role as Arthur Curry in the recent Aquaman movie, with the character’s father being played by Temuera Morrison, who is of Māori descent.

Jason Momoa was last seen in Aquaman. Here is the official synopsis for the movie:

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.

Aquaman is available on Digital HD, 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD. Stay tuned for the latest news on Jason Momoa and the future of the DC Extended Universe!

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DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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