Months ago, Jason Momoa already anticipated that his character in fast and furious 10 it would be the opposite of a conventional male. According to what he said at the time, the villain he agreed to play in the popular race-and-robbery franchise fit perfectly with descriptions like “eccentric” and “flashy,” and not only because of his behavior, but also because of the colorful way he wore. that the actor chose to characterize himself. And according to Momoa himself, such a decision was due (in part) to his playful desire to “bother” his mom.
Dante Reyes —the antagonist that Jason Momoa personifies in fast and furious 10— sports pink and purple painted nails, in addition to wearing a lavender shirt and driving a Chevrolet Impala of the same color. However, in a recent interview with ScreenRantthe actor first admitted that the vehicle issue was problematic at first, given the refusal of the production team to allow him to have a car with those characteristics.
“They weren’t that interested in letting me have a lavender car,” Momoa said. “They were like, ‘No, we’re not going to do lavender.’ I told them: ‘We have to do it. I want it lavender’. And they gave in.”
The importance of soaking Reyes in that color was that the interpreter’s mother actually hates lavender. So Momoa’s purpose (jokingly) was to make her “discomfort” when she saw him on the big screen.
“The whole thing behind lavender is that my mom totally despises that color, but I adore that color. She uses it to tease her, and she makes us laugh. I call it ‘Yaya Lavender’ and all my nails [en las película] They are painted like that,” he said with a laugh. “I am very excited that [mi madre] see me in pink and purple, and cause him discomfort. That gives me great joy.”
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In fast and furious 10, Momoa’s character seeks revenge on Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), who in years past, caused the Dante Reyes crime family to fall from grace and lose all their money. On the other hand, the villain’s “eye for an eye” justice is accompanied by a lot of style in his way of dressing; a quirky trait that the actor himself helped define.
“I really depend a lot on costumes and props. It is because of my lack of acting skills that I really need your help,” she expressed. “I built a lot of this wardrobe obviously with a costume designer […] I was inspired by pastel colors as I wanted something that was warm and welcoming. And then when you get close to him [a Dante], you think: ‘It’s the devil and the devil tricked me’. That was the idea”.
fast and furious 10by director Louis Leterrier, arrives in Mexican theaters this May 18, 2023. Do you already have your tickets?
Antonio G. Spindola I have very bad memory. Out of solidarity with my memories, I choose to lose myself too. Preferably in a movie theater.