Netflix and Mattel announced that they will be partnering for a new He-Man animated series. The series titled He-Man and the Masters of the Universe will be a 3D CG reboot produced by Trollhunters‘ House of Cool and CGCG (Trollhunters). Bryan Q Miller (Smallville) is serving as the story editor. Jeff Matsuda and Susan Corbin will produce the show. Adam Bonnett, Christopher Keenan, and Rob David are serving as executive producers. In addition, Netflix also released the two posters from the sho featuring He-Man and Skeletor.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe will be a reimagined take on the classic of the 1980’s original Masters of the Universe cartoon.
Netflix and Mattel also developing a sequel of the original He-Man animated series with Kevin Smith. The new series titled Masters of the Universe: Revelation will be animated by Powerhouse Animation ( Castlevania ) with Smith as the anime show’s showrunner. According to Smith the series could be “the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor.”
Sony Pictures is currently working on a relaunch of Masters of the Universe film with Aaron and Adam Nee as directors. Noah Centineo will replace Dolph Lundgren as He-Man. The “Masters of the Universe” movie reboot will hit cinemas on March 5, 2021.
Created by Mattel, Masters of the Universe revolves around the conflict between the heroic He-Man, real name Prince Adam, and the evil Skeletor on the planet Eternia. The toy collection franchise was launched in 1982. The franchise has since spawned a variety of products, including six lines of action figures, four animated television series, several comic series, a daily newspaper comic strip, and the 1987’s live-action film adaptation starring Dolph Lundgren as He-Man.