Celebrity·Posted on 21 Dec 2018Jason Momoa Actually Ate Like He Lived Under The Sea For "Aquaman"He went full method.by Jenna ClarkeBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Jason Momoa is about to make a splash as a leading man in a huge, watery-themed blockbuster movie called Aquaman. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Not the Vinny Chase one. HBO @HBO Well this is aquward. 12:36 AM - 19 Dec 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Australia is claiming all bragging rights to this fun, fantasy-heavy film because it was shot on the Gold Coast, directed by Aussie James Wan and also stars Nicole Kidman. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com In the two hour and 45-minute film Momoa, renowned for being a very...physical actor, spends a lot of time without a shirt on as he plays a half-human, half-sea king. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com His time on set sounded wild as he started every day with a swim: "The first thing I would do every morning was jump in the ocean which was pretty cool being on the Gold Coast," Momoa told BuzzFeed. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Richard Walker "And being Aquaman, it was a good way to get into character." He also had to work out in between takes and was made to eat every two hours. BUT he wasn't allowed carbs. 🤯 Richard Walker The beer-loving actor, who was given a six-pack of bevies by fans at the Australian premiere this week, made sure he got a daily treat in during filming. "They wouldn’t give me any carbs and I love beer so I would be really strict so I could have my Guinness at the end of the day," he said. "I put on weight really easily. I can’t get trim, I can’t get ripped. I’ve got that Polynesian gene so would have to really watch what I ate," he said. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF C-SPAN If Jason Momoa — who may be one of the fittest blokes in Hollywood — doesn't think he is ripped then I quit the gym for life. He instead stuck to a diet that included turkey legs, tomahawk steaks and a daily breakfast of "sardines and eggs and seaweed." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Village Roadshow "Man, I really am Aquaman," he said.