Jason Momoa (of “Aquaman” fame) recently made headlines for his activism in Hawaii, protesting against the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, a sacred volcano. But volcanoes aren’t the only things he’s trying to protect. In the new Apple TV series “See,” Momoa must protect the gift of sight.
In the world of “See,” a virus wiped out most of humanity, and the remaining survivors were left blind. Centuries later, tribe leader Baba Voss (Momoa) discovers that his newborn twins were gifted with the ability to see in a world where everyone is born without sight. Voss must protect his children and tribe from the threats of the powerful queen who believes their gifts to be witchcraft and orders for the twins’ deaths. Created by Steven Knight (“Peaky Blinders”) and directed by Francis Lawrence (“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”), the series reportedly spent $15 million an episode, so viewers can expect a crazy high production value. Alongside Momoa, Alfre Woodard (“Star Trek: First Contact”) will play Paris, Baba Voss’s spiritual leader. “See” is set to premiere on Nov. 1.