Noah Centineo is in talks to play He-Man in Sony Pictures’ Masters of the Universe, according to TheWrap. Aaron and Adam Nee will direct from a script by Iron Man and Men in Black International screenwriters Matt Holloway and Art Marcum.
Noah Centineo’s credits include The Fosters, How to Build a Better Boy, and the Netflix films To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. The actor is currently filming the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before sequel and has a role in the upcoming Charlie’s Angels as well.
The script was previously written by David S. Goyer, who is also an executive producer.
Masters of the Universe is produced by Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch, along with DeVon Franklin. Mattel’s Julia Pistor and David Voss will executive produce.
The animated He-Man and the Masters of the Universe aired in the 1980s and the property was also turned into a 1987 feature film starring Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Jon Cypher, Chelsea Field, Billy Barty, Courteney Cox, Robert Duncan McNeill, and Meg Foster.