Nicholas Galitzine Cast as He-Man in 'Masters of the Universe' Film

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Nicholas Galitzine has been cast to play He-Man in the upcoming "Masters of the Universe" film at Amazon MGM.

Known for his roles in movies like "Cinderella" and "Purple Hearts", Galitzine will take on the iconic role of Prince Adam, who transforms into the powerful hero He-Man, to protect the realm of Eternia from the evil forces of Skeletor.

This casting decision is part of the continued efforts to bring the beloved '80s cartoon and toy line to the big screen, aiming to blend nostalgic elements with modern cinematic techniques.

"I’m so beyond proud to announce that I will be playing Adam, Prince of Eternia in ‘Masters of the Universe’. It has been a dream for so long to play someone of his heart, humour and heroism, I cannot wait to get started"

The British actor of Greek-Russian decent, is no stranger to playing the role of a prince in several films, carving out a niche for himself by portraying several princely roles in his career. Here are the notable ones:

"Cinderella" (2021): Galitzine portrayed Prince Robert in this modern musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale. His character is a charming and slightly rebellious prince who falls in love with Cinderella, played by Camila Cabello.

"Red, White & Royal Blue" (2023): Nicholas Galitzine starred as Prince Henry in the film adaptation of based on the best-selling novel with the same title by Casey McQuiston. The story centers on the fictional romance between Prince Henry of Wales and Alex Claremont-Diaz, the son of the President of the United States. Galitzine's character, Prince Henry, is a charming and reserved British royal who navigates the complexities of his public duties and private desires, ultimately finding love in an unexpected place.


(Left to right) Prince Henry in Red, White & Royal Blue and Prince Robert in Cinderella

His experience playing charming and complex characters likely contributed to his casting as He-Man in the "Masters of the Universe" film, a role that requires a blend of heroism and charisma.

Galitzine's "Greek God" strikingly handsome good looks also make him an ideal choice for the role, with his well-defined jawline and high cheekbones, reminiscent of an ancient Greek mythological God.

Galitzine as He-Man is an exciting casting choice! His growing popularity and strong performances in recent roles assures he'll bring a lot of energy and charisma to the iconic character. Fans of "Masters of the Universe" will surely be eager to see how he embodies the powerful and heroic He-Man.

"By the power of Grayskull" we can't wait to see Nicholas Galiztine bring to life on the big screen, He-Man!

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