Noah Centineo In Talks To Play He-Man In Masters Of The Universe Movie

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Noah Centineo may have won legions of fans with his recent work on teen romcoms like To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, but this heartthrob may be going down a more fantastical road.

According to The Wrap, Centineo has entered talks to play He-Man in the Sony and Mattel’s The Masters of the Universe movie. The film will be based on the classic 80s toys, which spawned a fondly remembered cartoon series. Fans of more recent animation are probably more familiar with She-Ra, whose Netflix reboot series has earned rave reviews.

For those not familiar with the land of Eternia, let’s give you a rundown. If Centineo’s talks go well and he lands the role, then he will be playing a dual role: Prince Adam and He-Man. Prince Adam of Eternia turns into He-Man with help of a magical sword and calling out “For the power of Grayskull!” It turns Adam into the warrior known as He-Man with these fabulous powers, he fights Skeletor and his forces with some help from his friends.

There was a 1987 film, which starred Dolph Lundgren and pre-Friends Courtney Cox. It’s a camp classic, especially if you wanna see Lundgren, in minimal clothing, driving around in a pink Cadillac.

A new Masters of the Universe movie has been in the works for years. Originally McG was set to direct with a script from David S. Goyer. Now Adam and Aaron Nee will direct the film and working on a script with Art Marcum and Matt Holloway.

There’s currently no release date for the project.

Bec Heim

Senior Editor at 4YE
Rebecca "Bec" Heim is the Senior Editor for 4YE. She has a BA in English Literature from the University of Scranton. She also has an MA in Film-Radio-Television from Syracuse University and an MFA in Screenwriting from Boston University. She enjoys reading through her ever growing mountain of books, talking way too much about superheroes, and trying to reach transcendental state.
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