Noah Centineo is at Sony’s Masters of the Universe restart. In the works for years, the planned live-action film took a big step forward in 2019 when Centineo was reportedly cast in the coveted role of He-Man. It was also reported that Aaron and Adam Nee (Band of thieves) would be writing and running the feature, but updates have stalled ever since.
Now, according to a new report from Collider, Noah centineo has chosen to walk away from the project. The young actor is said to have been close to finalizing his detail to portray He-Man, but a Centineo representative said Thursday that he has since left. It’s unclear if this was due to scheduling issues or a problem with negotiations, but what was reported is that Centineo is no longer Prince Adam from the film.
“He is no longer attached to that project,” said the Centineo representative, without giving a reason.
Who knows what happened behind the scenes between 2019 and now, but Centineo seemed to be quite excited back then when talking about his casting as He-Man. In an interview in Tonight’s show At the time, the actor said he was “very excited” about the role, calling it “a great opportunity.” On the character’s unique look, Centineo also joked that he has “an affinity for being in underwear,” also referring to Calvin Klein commercials in which the actor appears in his boxer shorts.
The Masters of the Universe The film is based on the original Mattel toy line and its later 1987 film adaptation. Directed by Gary Goddard, the classic film featured Dolph Lundgren as He-Man and Frank Langella as Skeletor. Courteney Cox, Barry Livingston, Meg Foster, and James Tolkan also starred. Unfortunately, the movie didn’t do very well at the box office at the time, and critics weren’t very kind to it. Masters of the Universe either. Still, the film has become a cult classic in the years since its original release.
Masters of the Universe It just wasn’t in the Centineo charts, but the 24-year-old keeps busy with other blockbuster roles. He is currently working on the next superhero movie. Black adam for Warner Bros., which is now in production in Atlanta. In the film, Centineo will play Atom Smasher, a superhero who is part of the Justice Society of America alongside Black Adam (Dwayne Johnson), Hawkman (Aldis Hodge), Cyclone (Quintessa Swindell) and Doctor Fate (Pierce Brosnan). . Black adam It will be released on July 29, 2022.
Meanwhile, Centineo will also star in a Mark Boal Netflix movie GameStop, as well as an untitled CIA spy thriller from executive producer Doug Liman. As for Masters of the Universe, the film does not yet have a new official release date set at Sony. Previously, it was scheduled to be released on March 5 before delays pushed the project back, and this comes after years of the project shooting in development hell with multiple filmmakers attached. This news comes to us from Collider.
Topics: Masters of the Universe, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe