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  • -We love you, dude. -Oh, man.

  • -Welcome back. I'm so happy you're back.

  • I want to talk to you about so many things.

  • I cannot wait for people to see "Aquaman."

  • You did -- It was un-- [ Cheers and applause ]

  • It's gonna crush.

  • I would go see it in IMAX if I had the choice

  • because it is so visually stunning.

  • -It's amazing. -It's really great.

  • I want to get into that.

  • I just want to say thanks again for coming back.

  • I don't know if you remember the last time you came here.

  • You were great. We had a fun time.

  • -Absolutely. -We played a game.

  • -Water Wars. -We played Water War.

  • -You wanted to go against Aquaman in Water Wars, yeah.

  • -I got to say, I had no idea how strong you are.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • The game is, you play the card game "War"

  • and the loser gets water thrown in their face.

  • To have this man throw a glass of water --

  • I just want -- Can we just look at the first time when I lost?

  • -[ Grunts ]

  • -That's fine. [ Laughter ]

  • Watch the second time when I lost the second time.

  • Watch this thing.

  • -What?!

  • -Oh! [ Laughter ]

  • -Dude, it sounded like a -- Dude, it sounded like --

  • It sounded like someone slapped a ham or something.

  • It sounded like you smacked me with water.

  • Can we see it in slow motion because I don't even know

  • if anyone can realize how, like --

  • [ Laughter ]

  • I've never seen that happen.

  • I almost -- I almost drowned.

  • I almost drowned.

  • That's my drowning face,

  • and then the third one, you just gave me the triple --

  • Look at the third one.

  • -Oh!

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -I have so many people come up to me, and they're just like,

  • "That is the greatest thing you ever did."

  • They loved it.

  • -Dude, it's the funniest thing ever. I was like --

  • I haven't played since because my face is numb, still.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • How is "Saturday Night Live" going?

  • I'm so happy you're hosting "Saturday Night Live."

  • -It's the dream. Ever since last time I was here

  • I just was so stoked to take my kids so they could see it,

  • and now a year later --

  • -You're hosting. -I'm hosting.

  • I'm up there right now rehearsing.

  • It's the hardest thing I've ever done in my life.

  • It's so intense.

  • -They love you. I heard the feedback.

  • -It's the dream.

  • -You're a big fan of the show. -Huge, man.

  • -We talked about it. -My whole life.

  • Yeah, like, they are my heroes.

  • I love the show and it's, like, I just want to be a part.

  • Just to be honored to be around the cast

  • and just be a part of it.

  • Hosting, I just love it so much. -No, you have to be in it now.

  • -I know, but it's amazing. -Really?

  • And you love the pieces so far

  • they're writing for you and everything?

  • -Yeah, yeah.

  • I mean, we did the whole Tuesday thing and now it's done.

  • -Yeah, isn't it great? -Yeah, it's unbelievable.

  • -So Thursday is -- -Right now we're rehearsing.

  • -Blocking, right? -Yeah, blocking into the promos.

  • -Dude, it's so great. I already love the promos, it's great.

  • I'm so happy for you, dude. Congrats.

  • Let's talk "Aquaman." -Yeah.

  • -Dude, I mean, last time we saw you it was "Justice League."

  • We just saw -- you know, we saw you in that.

  • This is your own movie.

  • This is all you, the whole -- This is like an origin story.

  • -Yeah, a beautiful origin story. We start when I'm a little boy,

  • but it kind of picks up for my character

  • right after "Justice League"

  • and he's going home to see his father and the world is in peril

  • And I have to kind of pull the two worlds together,

  • land and sea.

  • -Who directed this? -James Wan.

  • -Man. How do you even do that because it's clearly

  • you can't -- you're not underwater breathing.

  • -No, yeah, we're, like --

  • -Because your hair -- -We're like puppets.

  • It's like little strings and they hold us

  • and they put us all over in these little --

  • -But your hair is flowing in the water and --

  • -Nah, it's like slicked back

  • with little polka dots all over it

  • and it's all CG'd and they make it look like we're underwater.

  • -You're kidding me.

  • -Yeah, my beard's like that. It looks weird.

  • -No way! -It's not a good look.

  • It's hard to act against, you know what I mean?

  • -Yeah, exactly, right? -Creepy.

  • -But that's bizarre.

  • Anyway, it's such a well-done movie.

  • -Yeah. -Congrats on that.

  • I wanted to show everyone a clip.

  • Here's Jason Momoa in "Aquaman." Take a look at this.

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  • -[ Grunts ]

  • What the hell are these things?!

  • -The trench! We're here!

  • ♪♪

  • There are too many of them! -Come on. Get inside.

  • ♪♪

  • They're from the depths. They're scared of the light.

  • ♪♪

  • You ready to jump?

  • ♪♪

  • -I mean, visually. [ Cheers and applause ]

  • What more do you want?

  • What more do you want out of a movie than that?

  • It's visually stunning. It's great.

  • You're fantastic in it.

  • I have -- I brought a little something,

  • a little memento from the film.

  • Yeah. [ Laughter ]

  • Do you -- this is the exact one you used in the film.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • Yeah, I think so, yeah.

  • This is great.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • That part -- that scene when you do that, it's great.

  • Do you have one of these? At home?

  • -Yeah, I got four of them, but they're not the child's toys.

  • This is a child's toy.

  • [ Audience oohs ]

  • Give me my real one!

  • -Really? You want to bring it on?

  • I'm afraid right now.

  • Okay, when we come back,

  • there's some real tridents when we come back.

  • Jason and I go head-to-head in a trident-throwing contest.

  • Everybody stick around.

  • ♪♪

-We love you, dude. -Oh, man.

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