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It's one thing to set a TV series in the 1980s; it's a whole other thing, however, to make it feel like it was actually shot during the Reagan-and-Rubik's-Cube era. Matt and Ross Duffer's new Netflix series Stranger Things is full of nostalgic nods to the decade and its pop-cultural products, but it's also uncommonly rigorous about getting the details just right — whether it's the many pitch-perfect music cues, the hat-tipping nods and homages to Eighties movies, or simply nailing the cringeworthy fashion statements of the day (those Mom jeans! »
“He-Man and The Masters Of The Universe” is back. The animated series that aired its last episode in 1985 is returning for an animated feature reboot titled “The Curse Of The Three Terrors,” produced by Super7.
The animated feature will premiere at San Diego’s Comic Con on Wednesday, July 20 in a giant standing room only parking lot. The movie will then hit iTunes and Google Play on August 1.
Here’s the official synopsis of the original animated series: The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.
“He-Man” was set on the fictional planet of Eternia, where Prince Adam, son of Eternia’s King Randor and Queen Marlena magically turns into He-Man every time he holds the Sword of Power and utters the phrase “By the Power of Grayskull!” When joined by his allies Battle Cat, »
- Graham Winfrey
By the power of Greyskull! 80s favourite He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is set to return at Comic-Con with the premiere of The Curse of the Three Terrors, the first new Masters of the Universe animation since 1985. Take a look at the trailer here, which features Skeletor alongside his two cronies Beast Man and Mer-Man…
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: The Curse of the Three Terrors has been created by Super7, and receive a free public screening at Comic-Con on Wednesday, July 20th at 10pm.
- Gary Collinson
By the power of Grayskull, Super7 is bringing a new He-Man and the Masters of the Universe TV show episode to San Diego Comic-Con International 2016. Watch a teaser and the announcement, below.Super7 is offering a free, outdoor screening of He-Man and the M.O.T.U. "The Curse of the Three Terrors" Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 10:00pm Pst at the corner of 8th Ave & G in downtown San Diego. They're also bringing back Skeletor's Lair.Read More… »
Kellan Lutz as He-Man? According to Digital Spy, the Twilight actor recently had a meeting with the team behind Sony's upcoming He-Man and the Masters of the Universe movieThe animated series debuted in 1983 and followed the adventures of Prince Adam aka He-Man, the most powerful man in the universe. The show ended in 1985 and was rebooted in 2002 by Cartoon Network.Read More… »
At 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, Mattel previewed the first two figures of their upcoming Thundercats line to much excitement. The figures are based off the popular 1980s cartoon of the same name that ran from 1985-1989. For any child growing up in the 80s, Thundercats was up there with the top cartoons and brands of the decade such as He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, GI Joe, Transformers, Robotech, Voltron, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — and that’s just skimming the surface of how rad the 80s were! As a matter of fact, looking back, the 1980s were the pinnacle of awesomeness.
Enter 2016, and the 80s have never been more alive. Leading the way in said revival have been Mattel and Hasbro — Hasbro in a more mainstream fashion, and Mattel with their newly revised “Club Grayskull” monthly subscription that has been going strong, albeit not without a few bumps along the way, »
- Dominic F
The director made his feature debut in 2000 at Sony with “Charlie’s Angels” and followed that with 2003’s “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.”
The animated “He Man and the Masters of the Universe” series ran from 1983 to 1985. Cannon Films produced 1987’s “Masters of the Universe,” starring Dolph Lundgren as He-Man and Frank Langella as the villain Skeletor. The movie did not perform well, grossing a mere $17 million.
Set on the planet of Eternia, the story follows a warrior named Prince Adam who has the power to transform into the heroic He-Man.
Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch are producing “Masters of the Universe.” Alex Litvak and Mike Finch wrote the most recent script. Previous drafts have been penned by Christopher Yost and the team of Terry Rossio and Jeff Wadlow. »
- Dave McNary
The team behind Turtle Power: The Definitive History of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Nintendo Quest have teamed up to launch a brand-new Kickstarter for Power of Greyskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.
Here’s the press release:
“Power Of Grayskull” will be the greatest, most Definitive documentary on everything He-Man, Masters of the Universe and She-Ra, featuring interviews with writers, designers, artists, sculptors, show-runners, decision-makers and more. This feature documentary will delve into the toys, comics, cartoons, and movies from all eras by talking to the people who helped make it a reality, co-directed by lifelong Masters of the Universe fan Rob McCallum (“Nintendo Quest”), and pop culture junkie Randall Lobb (“Turtle Power”).
Masters signed up to participate include pioneer Mark Taylor, Former president of Mattel Tom Kalinske, Animation Director Gwen Wetzler, and more (full list available via the Kickstarter page), along with, »
- Luke Owen
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