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From governor to superhero: Arnie's back

Arnold schwarzenegger's life after politics has seen a return to another world he knows well: the cartoon exploits of a musclebound hero who gets things done with little regard for the law.

The former actor, who was governor of California until last year, following a long career in the movie industry, says his new TV venture, The Governator, features a "super-heroic guy" who happens to be a former governor. He assembles a team of whizz-kids to fight both crime and natural disasters.

"I think that a lot of times you can actually do more and accomplish more being outside of the system," he said yesterday. "Entertainment is the important thing right now."