Jason Momoa is extending his romance with Apple Television+: The See star will headline a new confined sequence, Chief of War, about the history of Hawaii, the streamer announced on Monday.
The eight-episode series — which has earned a straight-to-sequence order from Apple — “follows the epic and unparalleled telling of the unification and colonization of Hawaii from an indigenous level of watch,” for each the official description. Momoa will provide as a co-creator as well, along with Thomas Pa’a Sibbett, who wrote the 2018 Momoa film Braven.
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Francis Lawrence, who directed three of the Hunger Online games movies, will provide as an govt producer together with Momoa and Pa’a Sibbett. Doug Jung (Mindhunter, Banshee) will serve as showrunner. Justin Chon (Pachinko) is in negotiations to immediate the initial two episodes.
Momoa previously stars in the Apple Television set+ article-apocalyptic drama See, which can take spot in a globe the place a virus has wiped out most of humanity and the only survivors have no feeling of sight. Debuting in 2019, See was renewed for a third year very last yr. Lawrence serves as a director and EP on that collection as very well.
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