The Hollywood Reporter has exposed that Mattel Films’ Masters of the Universe live-action film has now uncovered a new household at Netflix. Generation is envisioned to start out this summer season with the Nee brothers (The Shed City) established to just take the helm from a screenplay they penned alongside Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings writer David Callaham.
Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, and DeVon Franklin are among people generating, while Robbie Brenner and Kevin McKeon have been tapped to oversee the motion picture on behalf of Mattel.
As for He-Male, West Facet Story actor Kyle Allen is set to enjoy the iconic hero. Noah Centineo was connected for a though, but ended up leaving the project when the previous iteration fell apart. Other credits include American Horror Story and The Path nevertheless, Masters of the Universe looks established to mark his huge break in Hollywood and a star-building efficiency listed here could set him on the map in a massive way.
In conditions of plot details, we have none, but typical perception claims we’ll see He-Guy square off with Skeletor! The Nee Brothers have been connected because Masters of the Universe was in the works at Sony Photographs, so earlier studies that He-Man’s romance with Battle Cat will be set front and centre could still be exact.
Netflix investing in this franchise is just not a surprise, in particular as the streaming service is now residence to Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation and the CG-animated series He-Person and the Masters of the Universe (which shortly returns for its next year). A live-action film could mark the beginning of a thriving new franchise for the streamer, so it should really be one particular to continue to keep an eye on.
Masters of the Universe doesn’t presently have a release date, but stay tuned for updates.