Patrick Schwarzenegger is making his way to the big screen!
The 21-year-old son of action star Arnold Schwarzenegger has landed the lead role in the upcoming young adult love story Midnight Sun, starring opposite former Disney star Bella Thorne, Deadline reports.
Schwarzenegger will be tasked with romancing Thorne's character, a 17-year-old girl with a rare photosensitive skin condition which causes her to have a potentially fatal reaction from exposure to sunlight, meaning she cannot go out during the day. The two begin a nighttime summer romance.
The movie is based off a 2006 Japanese film of the same name.
ET caught up with Thorne to get her reaction to Schwarzenegger's casting and any advice she has for the new star. The 17-year-old actress stayed humble, telling ET, "Patrick is a close friend of mine for a long time. Hardest thing for Patrick will be the hours. He has experience and I would be in no position to give him any advice."
A few weeks ago, Thorne Instagrammed a pic of her and her new co-star sharing a meal, which she captioned, "With my homie @patrickschwarzenegger if you aren't already following him you should."
The young star was quick to stave off any romance rumors, adding a disclaimer to the photo, "We are just friends :)"
The younger Schwarzenegger has been at the center of a number of relationship rumors in the past. Earlier this year, he was involved in a very public on-again/off-again romance with Miley Cyrus. For more on their rollercoaster relationship, check out the video below.