Justin Bieber is getting ready to steal some hearts.
The 24-year-old pop star has been tapped to voice Cupid in a new animated movie for Mythos Studios.
Bieber’s manager and Mythos Studios’ co-founder, Scooter Braun, knew the opportunity to portray the mythological god of love and affection would excite Bieber.
“When this project was brought to Justin, he instantly was excited to be a part of it. Fortunately for us, like Cupid, he knows a little bit about love and mischief,” Braun said in a press release.
Cupid, a god with a mischievous spirit is armed with and a bow and arrow, is the son of Venus, the Goddess of Love and Beauty and the War-god, Mars.
“Both myself and Scooter have a lifelong love of mythology and we are so excited to partner with Justin to bring the amazing, magical story of Cupid to the world,” said David Maisel, Mythos Studios’ co-founder. Mail previously executive-produced The Angry Birds Movie, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Captain America: The First Avenger, and Thor.
Bieber, who will also serve on an executive producer, took to social media to confirm the news, posting a sketch of the title character captioned, “#cupidmovie” to Instagram.