‘Top Gun: Maverick’ star, Glen Powell, has been cast to star in Edgar Wright’s adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘The Running Man’.

Powell will be taking on the role previously played by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1987 classic.

Based on a novel of the same name by King, the story was set in a dystopian America, a falsely convicted policeman gets his shot at freedom when he must forcibly participate in a TV game show where convicts, and runners, must battle killers for their freedom.

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Powell’s career is taking off like a fighter plane right now, he recently co-starred with Sydney Sweeney in ‘Anyone but You,’ which earned over $200 million globally. Powell also garnered rave reviews for his performance in Richard Linklater’s ‘Hit Man,’ which the pair wrote together. His upcoming films include the follow-up to the 1996 blockbuster ‘Twister’ in which he stars alongside Daisy Edgar-Jones and Anthony Ramos.