It seems She-Ra is due to have some company as Netflix is set to bring us a He-Man and the Masters of the Universe project. The original animated adventure series is aimed at kids and families and is currently in development.
The He-Man and the Masters of the Universe series will be CG animation, and will reimagine the Masters of the Universe classic tale with all-new storylines and a fresh take on the iconic characters.
The He-Man and the Masters of the Universe synopsis reads:
On the planet of Eternia, a young lost prince discovers the powers of Grayskull and transforms into He-Man, Master of the Universe! The classic battle between He-Man and evil Skeletor rages to new heights as both hero and villain forge new and mighty teams. A new generation of heroes fighting for the fate of us all. In the end, who will become MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE?
Here is what Fred Soulie, Senior Vice President of Content Distribution and Business Development, Mattel had to say about the announcement in a statement:
Masters of the Universe is one of the most iconic global franchises of all time, with a 30-year history and a passionate fan base. The entire team at Mattel is excited to introduce the world of He-Man to a new generation and, together with the talented team at Netflix, to reimagine the classic characters in a way that appeals to kids and families today, while also resonating with the fans who grew up with them.Fred soulie, vp of mattel’s content distribution + business development
Check out the key promo art for the coming series: