Sony has been developing its Masters of the Universe reboot since 2007, hoping to launch a new blockbuster franchise. But now the studio is considering avoiding a potential box office flop by dumping the movie right on Netflix. While Sony still has a stake in Spider-Man, its non-Spidey franchises haven’t done so well. Case in point: this year’s Men In Black: International was panned by critics and flopped at the box office. While nothing is official yet, a new report reveals Sony is considering taking Masters of the Universe right to streaming to avoid a repeat of the Men of Black incident.
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While Sony Pictures is currently getting a new Masters of the Universe movie together, there’s another treat in store for fans who have been anxious to head back to Eternia. Filmmaker Kevin Smith announced at Power-Con that he will act as executive producer and showrunner on a new He-Man and the Masters of the Universe series at Netflix that will pick up where the original series left off back in 1985. Read More »
Transformers: The Movie may have come to the big screen in 1986, but it wasn’t until 1987 that we got the first live-action movie based on a line of action figures in the form of Masters of the Universe. Inspired by the toys and animated series with the much more manly title of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, this movie has a few characters fans love, and some random ass characters that no one gives a shit about taking up 50% of the film’s running time. And that’s just one of the problems, as pointed out in the Masters of the Universe Honest Trailer. Read More »
If you were a kid in the 1980s, there’s a good chance that at one time you were desperate to play with the toys from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. These classic ripped action figures were a staple of toys during that decade, and in recent years, the toy company Super 7 has been releasing new, retro versions of those figures for collectors. But what are action figures without playsets? Thankfully, Super 7 also has you covered there.
After releasing a Castle Grayskull playset a few years ago for their Masters of the Universe Collector’s Choice action figure line, Super 7 is back with an even bigger playset of Skeletor’s menacing fortress known as Snake Mountain. And when we say bigger, we mean it stands three feet tall and four feet wide when fully opened up. And it comes with all the coolest accessories. Read More »
Noah Centineo, the internet’s boyfriend who may or may not be a young clone of Mark Ruffalo, might be headed to Eternia. The To All the Boy’s I’ve Loved Before actor is being sought after to play He-Man in the Masters of the Universe reboot. This would certainly be a far cry from the last live-action version of He-Man, played by Dolph Lundgren in 1987.
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Sony Pictures is still trying to make a Masters of the Universe movie despite a decade of development hell. The power of brand recognition is strong in Hollywood, and the studio has their eyes on making a fantasy action blockbuster franchise out of the popular He-Man toyline and cartoon. However, the vision that writer/director David S. Goyer had was too expensive for Sony to bring to life, and one of the creature designers hired to work on that iteration of Masters of the Universe has recently teased some details about what we’ll be missing out on. Read More »
Over the weekend, the 2019 New York Toy Fair revealed an endless amount of toys and collectibles that you’ll see be throwing all your money at. We already shined a special light on some of the cool new Funko POPs on the way this year, including new figures from The Office, The Simpsons, Jaws, Community, Forrest Gump and more. But there was much more than little vinyl figures at the Toy Fair.
We’ve assembled our first look at some of the coolest new toys and collectibles that were on display at the 2019 New York Toy Fair. Below, you can get a look at new action figures from The Goonies, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Game of Thrones, Trick or Treat, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Masters of the Universe, John Wick, The Karate Kid, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more 2019 Toy Fair releases. Read More »
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power has turned out to be a galactic hit for Netflix, earning critical raves and a loyal fan community that has flocked around the ’80s warrior princess reboot. But there may only be room for one Master of the Universe in the animated Netflix series. Though the original She-Ra is a spin-off of the 1983 series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, the original loin cloth-wearing warrior won’t be making an appearance in the new She-Ra series. Yet.
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By the Power of Grayskull! Mondo has announced a new line of Masters of the Universe action figures in a details sixth scale line that comes with an incredible array of accessories worthy of only the most powerful of Eternia.
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Posted on Thursday, April 19th, 2018 by Jacob Hall
Well, this was unexpected.
The long-gestating (and I mean loooong) big screen reboot of Masters of the Universe has finally found its directors and it’s a duo with whom you are almost surely unfamiliar: Aaron Nee and Adam Nee.
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