Regardless of whether you know him as Khal Drogo or Aquaman, actor Jason Momoa is rapidly prevailing upon local people while recording a series in Campbell River.
The star, known for his roles in Game of Thrones and Justice League, is at Vancouver Island, shooting a miniseries for Apple TV.
Not long ago Momoa spent several hours at Campbell River’s On The Rocks Climbing Gym where he got in an exercise, as well as set aside a few minutes to take photographs with fans.
“What a friendly guy, like really super nice guy,” said Chris Pallan. “[He] introduced himself to us and we talked a little bit about what he was doing up here.”
Pallan kept running into the performer at Painter’s Lodge while eating. It was his friend that originally saw Momoa.
“She started breathing heavy and her eyes went really big and I go ‘What’s happening? What’s going on with you?’”
Debbie Beck who works at the Budget Rental Booth at the Campbell River Airport says she also met the actor and got a birthday hug.
“He’s just really a family guy and down to earth and I really like that about him,” said Beck. “I really didn’t want to bug him but it’s my birthday, I had to.”
The accord by the individuals who have seen him say Momoa is extremely agreeable and huge.
“He was actually bigger than his bodyguard and when I stand beside him he’s like so much taller than me so I stand right up on my tippy toes trying to get up to his shoulder,” said Pallan.
No details are available about the release of the show, but we’ll find out when we find out, so stay tuned.