Rock of Ages star Diego Boneta has signed on to star in Paradise Lost for Legendary Pictures and director Alex Proyas.

The actor will portray Adam, the first man on Earth, in Paradise Lost. Diego Boneta, who previously appeared in guest-starring roles on 90210 and Pretty Little Liars, makes his feature film debut in Rock of Ages.

Alex Proyas is directing Paradise Lost from a script by Ryan Condal, Stuart Hazeldine, Philip de Blasi, Lawrence Kasdan, and Byron Willinger. The project is adapted from John Milton's 17th century epic poem.

Vincent Newman is producing alongside Legendary Pictures' Jon Jashni and Thomas Tull. No production schedule was given for Paradise Lost.