Justin Bieber to Portray Cupid in New Animated Movie

Justin Bieber performs at the North Summer Festival, Lille, France, 24 Jun 2017. Photo by Allpix Press/REX/Shutterstock (8881097y)

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. 

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