Oscars viewers flocked to social media to fawn over a potentially perfect silver-screen pairing: co-presenters Helen Mirren and Jason Momoa

By Jen Juneau
February 25, 2019 08:58 AM
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Listen up, casting directors: Twitter has a suggestion that could be box-office gold.

Helen Mirren and Jason Momoa made quite the dashing pair as they took the stage together Sunday evening at the 2019 Oscars to present the award for Best Documentary Feature, which went to Free Solo.

“Jason and I didn’t coordinate our outfits tonight,” joked Mirren, 73, while onstage. “This is purely accidental. But, you know, it just goes to show, doesn’t it, that these days, a Hawaiian god and a very mature English woman can actually wear the same color. We can both wear pink!”

“Finally, times are changing,” chimed in Momoa, 39.

Several Twitter users took note of the pair’s chemistry, both in its potential for onscreen romance and friendship. One quipped, “100% will watch a romcom with Helen Mirren & Jason Momoa.”

Helen Mirren and Jason Momoa
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Another opined, “I want a Jason Momoa/Helen Mirren buddy cop movie,” while a third went as far as to imagine what it would be like for the duo to fight villainy together: “I DEMAND A HELEN MIRREN & JASON MOMOA SUPERHERO TEAM-UP MOVIE NOW!!!”

Momoa and Mirren seemed just as honored to be in one another’s presence during the big show. On Instagram, the Aquaman star shared a goofy selfie with his co-presenter, captioning the post, “OSCARS. Cheeehuuuuuu aloha j. Helen love u.”

Mirren couldn’t resist fawning over her hunky companion in her own post, writing alongside another selfie, “Backstage oh Lord lucky me.”

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Helen Mirren and Jason Momoa
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Momoa rocked his pink tuxedo (and matching crushed-velvet scrunchie!) alongside wife Lisa Bonet at the event. Their coordinating outfits were custom made by the late designer Karl Lagerfeld.

The actor posed at one point with his wife, 51, and his former Game of Thrones costar Emilia Clarke, who was also a presenter during the ceremony.

“Me and my QUEENS,” Momoa captioned a group photo of himself with Bonet and Clarke, 32, adding alongside two snapshots of himself and Clarke, “So proud of you @emilia_clarke I love u with all my heart Aloha Drogo.”

The 91st Academy Awards were broadcast live from Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC.