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Game of Thrones star Pilou Asbaek joins Jason Momoa in Aquaman 2 in an unknown role

Game of Thrones star Pilou Asbaek joins Jason Momoa in Aquaman 2 in an unknown role

Jason Momoa is getting a fellow Game of Thrones star to join him in Aquaman 2, with Pilou Asbaek signing on.

The 39-year-old Danish actor, who played the nefarious Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, is in talks to join the Warner Bros. superhero sequel, via Deadline

No details about the sequel’s plot were given, nor were any details about who Asbaek may be playing.

Sequel role: Jason Momoa is getting a fellow Game of Thrones star to join him in Aquaman 2, with Pilou Asbaek signing on

Return: The 39-year-old Danish actor, who played the nefarious Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, is in talks to join the Warner Bros. superhero sequel, via Deadline

Return: The 39-year-old Danish actor, who played the nefarious Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, is in talks to join the Warner Bros. superhero sequel, via Deadline 

The original Aquaman followed Arthur Curry (Momoa), born to a human father (Temuera Morrison) and Queen Atlanna (Nicole Kidman) of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis.

The story follows Curry as he goes on a quest to stop a war between the worlds of land and sea.

The original movie also starred Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm, Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Manta.

Arthur: The original Aquaman followed Arthur Curry (Momoa), born to a human father (Temuera Morrison) and Queen Atlanna (Nicole Kidman) of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis

Arthur: The original Aquaman followed Arthur Curry (Momoa), born to a human father (Temuera Morrison) and Queen Atlanna (Nicole Kidman) of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis

Aquaman was a huge hit for the DCEU at the box office, earning $335 million domestic, second in the DCEU to Wonder Woman’s $412.5 million.

It was also the only DCEU movie to crack $1 billion globally, earning $813.4 million from international territories for $1.14 billion worldwide.

There is no word yet on if other Aquaman stars will be returning alongside Momoa as the title character. 

Huge hit: Aquaman was a huge hit for the DCEU at the box office, earning $335 million domestic, second in the DCEU to Wonder Woman's $412.5 million

Huge hit: Aquaman was a huge hit for the DCEU at the box office, earning $335 million domestic, second in the DCEU to Wonder Woman’s $412.5 million

Aquaman director James Wan is returning to direct Aquaman 2, working from a script by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick.

Peter Safran is producing the superhero sequel, with production expected to begin this summer, though no further details were given.

Warner Bros. has also set a December 16, 2022 release date for Aquaman 2, which will square off against another anticipated sequel, Avatar 2. 

Sequel: Aquaman director James Wan is returning to direct Aquaman 2, working from a script by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick

Sequel: Aquaman director James Wan is returning to direct Aquaman 2, working from a script by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick

Release date: Warner Bros. has also set a December 16, 2022 release date for Aquaman 2, which will square off against another anticipated sequel, Avatar 2

Release date: Warner Bros. has also set a December 16, 2022 release date for Aquaman 2, which will square off against another anticipated sequel, Avatar 2

Asbaek first appeared in American films such as The Whistleblower and Lucy before his breakthrough role as Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones.

He also played Pontius Pilate in 2016’s Ben-Hur on the big screen, along with roles in Ghost in the Shell, Woodshock and Overlord.

He most recently starred in Outside the Wire and he’ll next be seen in Samaritan, Project X-Traction and I.S.S. 

Euron: Asbaek first appeared in American films such as The Whistleblower and Lucy before his breakthrough role as Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones

Euron: Asbaek first appeared in American films such as The Whistleblower and Lucy before his breakthrough role as Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones

Coming soon: He most recently starred in Outside the Wire and he'll next be seen in Samaritan, Project X-Traction and I.S.S.

Coming soon: He most recently starred in Outside the Wire and he’ll next be seen in Samaritan, Project X-Traction and I.S.S.

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