Why unlikely new role in ‘Slumberland’ made Jason Momoa ‘nervous’

In his latest film “Slumberland,” “Aquaman” star Jason Momoa plays a character that seems to have been plucked out of a Tim Burton film. As Flip, the 43-year-old star cuts a commanding figure as a “nine-foot tall creature that is half-man, half beast with fangs and long, curved horns.”

Based on Winston McCay’s 1905 comic strip “Little Nemo in Slumberland,” the Netflix film, which premieres on Friday next week (Nov. 18), follows Flip as he keeps 11-year-old Nemo (Marlow Barkley) company on a journey to magical Slumberland after her father Peter (Kyle Chandler) is lost at sea.

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