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Jason Momoa Was Instantly Starstruck Over This 'Dune' Co-Star

Jason Momoa Was Instantly Starstruck Over This 'Dune' Co-Star

Jason Momoa is opening up about his experience filming Dune, on the day of the film’s release in theaters.

The 42-year-old actor, who portrays Duncan Idaho in the flick, spoke to Entertainment Weekly, about the movie and being in a room with the “heavy hitters”.

There was one co-star that Jason admitted he was very starstruck by.

Click inside to see which co-star it was!

During his interview, Jason recalled his “favorite day on set” and revealed it was the one where he was set to work with Javier Bardem.

“[It] was definitely when we were all together, when Javier walks in and we meet Stilgar. It’ll go down in my top-five moments because I got to work with those heavy hitters,” Jason admits. “I never stood and acted with that level of talent before.”

He joked that he was “definitely the sh******* one in the whole room, and I was really afraid that they’re going to find out. We were all very close, they were so sweet. But when the scene starts, he’s a whole different dude.”

Jason talked more about working with Javier, saying that “we walks into that scene with so much mana, so much power. He didn’t miss a beat, just struts right in and eyes everyone down. I’m like, ‘I can’t. This guy’s rolling in like Mick Jagger, just so much confidence.’ He gets to me and looks at me, but we’re supposed to be friends, so I just have a little smile. He looks at everybody else, and that’s when he spits.”

“It was just amazing to watch him stare down everyone. Him and [Josh] Brolin, they’ve done films together, so they’re great. They’re locking horns and I’m just standing there pinching myself and praying Denis [Villanueve, director] is not going to go, ‘Uh, is it too late to recast?’”

Dune is out in theaters now. Find out if there’s an end credits scene here…

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