Huh. There’s something you won’t hear from most actors.
Jason Momoa, star of Game of Thrones and Conan the Barbarian, was likely hired for his Conan role based not only on his looks, but also his intensity. But please, don’t think I’m shortchanging him on his acting ability: When asked by Star Pulse if he had trouble shifting between his two warrior roles of Drogo on Game of Thrones and Conan, Momoa joked in response by saying, “No, because I’m not that good of an actor. I don’t get stuck. It’s not like, ‘You’re not Drogo! You can’t go around killing people!’ I did Conan first. Game of Thrones got me Conan, but I shot Conan first.”
After initially joking about his acting ability, Momoa admitted there was a difference between the way the two characters carry themselves and, along with that, how he carries himself “Then when I went to do [Game of Thrones], I just wanted to transform my body. To walk around like a king is not very [normal.] In my house, when my wife says to do the dishes it’s like, ‘Yes, ma’am.’ To walk around with that kind of air like a king was a lot harder for me.” Read more