Masters of the Universe: Revelation | Kevin Smith, Mattel to bring He-Man animated series to Netflix
Kevin Smith will serve as the executive producer and showrunner for Netflix's Masters of the Universe: Revelation.
By the power of Greyskull, filmmaker Kevin Smith is bringing new He-Man anime series to Netflix.
Titled Masters of the Universe: Revelation, the series will focus on the unresolved storylines of the 1980s, picking up where they left off the journeys of many of the characters decades ago.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Smith will serve as showrunner and executive producer for the series described as "a wholly original story set in the epic world of Mattel's over 35-year-old global He-Man toy franchise".
Here is Netflix's announcement.
The war for Eternia begins again! Superstar director Kevin Smith continues the original series’ story right where it left off in Masters of the Universe: Revelation, a new series telling the epic tale of what may be He-Man and Skeletor’s final battle. pic.twitter.com/41rOXjZLtO
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) August 18, 2019
By the Power of Grayskull! I have to shower! No - I mean I have the flour! Myah! One more try: I HAVE THE POWER! Thank you @Mattel and @netflix for letting my play in your Universe! I promise: this will not be a Stinkor! #MOTU https://t.co/ysDy5N8c39
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) August 18, 2019
"I'm Eternia-ly grateful to Mattel TV and Netflix for entrusting me with not only the secrets of Grayskull, but also their entire Universe. In Revelation, we pick up right where the classic era left off to tell an epic tale of what may be the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor! This is the Masters of the Universe story you always wanted to see as a kid," Smith said.
The limited series is produced by Mattel Television, with Rob David, VP at Mattel TV and author of He-Man: The Eternity War attached to executive produce.
Eric Carrasco, Tim Sheridan, Diya Mishra and Marc Bernardin are on board as writers, with animation by Powerhouse Animation.
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