Chris Pine is set to play the lead role in upcoming action film The Saint.
According to Variety, the Wonder Woman 1984 actor is in talks to star in the reboot based on the book series of the ’20s.
The movie will be directed by Dexter Fletcher, and is the latest adaptation as a series starring Roger Moore was made in the ’60s.
Written by Seth Grahame-Smith, the reboot is the story of Simon Templar, a Robin Hood-style thief who goes on various adventures and gets involved in heists all over the world.
Pine was cast on 2015 as Steve Trevor, the love interest of Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), a role he reprises in the sequel.
He voiced a version of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.
Pine will star in action thriller Violence of Action and will play Walter Cronkite in Newsflash, a drama about the media reported the assassination of JFK.
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