masters of the universe

  • Dolph Lundgren reflects on He-Man stint as 'Masters of the Universe' turns 35: 'It was weird playing a toy'

    Dolph Lundgren shared memories from the making of "Masters of the Universe" during a "Role Recall" interview with Yahoo Entertainment.

  • Here's the story behind Sun-Man, the groundbreaking Black action figure that's joining the 'Masters of the Universe' franchise

    Yla Eason, founder of multicultural toy company Olmec Toys, remembers the conversation that led her to create Sun-Man: "My son said that he couldn't be He-Man, because he wasn't white."

  • Kevin Smith promises he won't ruin your childhood with new He-Man series 'Masters of the Universe: Revelation'

    Kevin Smith says Netflix's rebooted He-Man animated series is essentially "one giant epic" movie that stays true to the Saturday morning classic.

  • ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’: Mark Hamill, Lena Headey, Chris Wood, Sarah Michelle Gellar Among Voice Cast For Netflix Anime Series

    Netflix has set an all-star voice cast for Masters of the Universe: Revelation, its upcoming anime series based on He-Man, Skeletor, Teela and the other classic characters of the Masters of the Universe franchise. Masters of the Universe: Revelation, produced by Mattel Television, will focus on the unresolved storylines of the iconic characters, picking up […]

  • Noah Centineo in Talks to Play He-Man in Sony and Mattel Films ‘Masters of the Universe’ (Exclusive)

    Noah Centineo is in talks to play the lead role of He-Man in Sony Pictures and Mattel Films “Masters of the Universe,” an individual with knowledge of the project exclusively tells TheWrap.Aaron and Adam Nee are set to direct from a script rewritten by “Iron Man” screenwriters Matt Holloway and Art Marcum.  The Nee Brothers also have screenwriting credit.The project was previously written by David S. Goyer, who is also an executive producer.Also Read: 10 Major Takeaways From That Super Exciting New 'Avengers: Endgame' TrailerBased on Mattel’s hugely successful 1980s toy line, “Masters of the Universe” follows Prince Adam, heir to the throne of planet Eternia, who uses the magical Power Sword to transform into the heroic warrior He-Man. With the help of his allies Teela, Man-at-Arms, Orko and The Sorceress, He-Man defends the kingdom from the evil wizard Skeletor (so-named because his face is an exposed skull), who seeks to gain control of Castle Grayskull, source of He-Man’s powers.Launched in 1982, the toy line was notable for an ever-expanding roster of colorful characters with weird gimmicks — like “Mekaneck,” whose neck extends, or “Man-E-Faces,” who transforms his head from human to robot to monster — and for minicomics included with every toy that explained and expanded the line’s lore. The line’s popularity was boosted by “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe,” an animated series produced by Filmation from 1983-1985. That show spawned a feature animated film “He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword,” and the for-television “He-Man & She-Ra: A Christmas Special,” launching the successor “She-Ra: Princess of Power” cartoon and line of toys.Also Read: 'Iron Man' Scribes in Talks to Rewrite 'Masters of the Universe' For Mattel Films“Masters of the Universe” was previously adapted as a live-action film in 1987, with Dolph Lundgren as He-Man and Frank Langella as Skeletor, and featuring Courtney Cox in one of her first film roles.The new film is being produced by Escape Artists principals Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch.Hot off the success of Netflix’s “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” and “Sierra Burgess Is A Loser,” Centineo just began production on “To All The Boys 2” and will be seen in “Charlie’s Angels” later this year.Centineo is repped by Definition Entertainment, CAA and Myman Greenspan.Sony had no comment.Read original story Noah Centineo in Talks to Play He-Man in Sony and Mattel Films ‘Masters of the Universe’ (Exclusive) At TheWrap