Show Segment January 31, 2013
Jason Momoa On Sylvester Stallone, Lisa Bonet And Playing Conan

Jason Momoa sits down with George to talk about what it was like working with the legendary Sylvester Stallone in his latest movie - an action thriller set in New Orleans, 'Bullet to the Head'. Jason and George - matching skull rings and all - also share a laugh about the extreme lengths Jason went to in preparing for his lead role in 'Conan the Barbarian': plastering his dressing room with pictures of naked women and blasting heavy metal - really, really loud.

'Bullet To The Head' opens February 1st.

In this clip, Jason talks about...

How he felt playing opposite the iconic Sylvester Stallone:

J: "It's Stallone, he's a self-made man... he's 'Rocky' and 'Rambo'. How could I not do this? And at the very end, it's an ax fight with 'Rocky'! I think I can do this, and I'll be immortalized by my son for the rest of my life!"

The extreme lengths he went to in prepping for 'Conan the Barbarian':

G: "I heard that when you were getting into Conan... you were just eating chicken every 2 hours, working out 6 hours a day, and listening to metal?"

J: "When I'm training, yeah, I'm not listening to Bach (laughter). It's Pantera, Rage Against the Machine, and old Metallica. It's funny, in my trailer they used to have a big mirror and I wasn't with my wife (Lisa Bonet) because I was in Bulgaria, it was winter... I wasn't with my wife for TWO months so I put nude pictures, everywhere, of women. And I had this 60 year old Bulgarian woman work on me, and I'd say "I'm sorry, it helps me get angry" (laughter), and I'm listening to death metal at 6 in the morning -"arggggggh!" - it's what gets my blood going!"

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