The Energy of Grayskull lives once more as Kyle Allen (West Facet Story, All My Life) has been forged as He-Man, and his alter ego Prince Adam, within the upcoming Masters of the Universe film from Mattel, coming to Netflix. This will probably be solely the second time Mattel’s iconic franchise will tackle a live-action journey. The movie is predicted to start manufacturing in Summer season 2022 and will probably be directed by The Nee Brothers (The Misplaced Metropolis, Band of Robbers), with a script by the Nees and David Callaham (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings).

“Masters of the Universe is an iconic property that formed the imaginations of a whole technology of children with the message of changing into the most effective model of your self,” mentioned Robbie Brenner, govt producer of Mattel Movies. “With our companions at Netflix, we stay up for displaying audiences that something can occur in Eternia. We’re persevering with to unlock this international franchise in new methods, and we will not wait to see Kyle battle it out with Skeletor on this epic live-action saga.”

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe has already had two TV exhibits the previous 12 months with Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin’s Masters of the Universe: Revelations, in addition to the extra kid-friendly present developed by Robert David (Max Metal), each for Netflix.

The Masters of the Universe have been first launched 1982, as a sequence of motion figures from Mattel and designed for probably the most half by toymaker Mark Taylor. In 1983, Taylor and firm introduced their toys to life within the now Nineteen Eighties animated staple by way of Lou Schiemer and Filmation Studios. From there, it spawned the She-Ra, the Princess of Energy series–which noticed a profitable Netflix revival three years in the past.

There was a live-action He-Man film made by Cannon Movies in 1987, which was on the tail-end of the franchise with Dolph Lundgren as He-Man and Academy-Award nominee Frank Langella as Skeletor. Whereas the movie turned a field workplace bomb, it has collected cult standing over the a long time since. Langella nonetheless says Skeletor is one of his favorite roles.

Brenner and Kevin McKeon (VP of Mattel Movies) will lead the mission for Mattel. Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch (Being the Ricardos, Ma Rainey’s Black Backside, Fences, The Equalizer, The Upside), and DeVon Franklin will produce.

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