Our first take a look at Kevin Smith’s revival of He-Man is right here: right this moment, Netflix debuted the primary trailer for Masters of the Universe: Revelation, which is able to hit the streaming service on July twenty third.
In contrast to She-Ra and the Princesses of Energy, which additionally streamed on Netflix, the brand new He-Man collection isn’t a reboot of the traditional cartoon. As an alternative, it’s a continuation, which picks up proper after the unique present resulted in 1985, with the superb addition of Mark Hamill as Skeletor.
Right here’s how Smith, who’s serving as showrunner, describes it:
Narratively our present is ready up as the subsequent episode within the legacy ‘80s animated collection that aired from 1983-1985. It is a continuation of that story. We’re enjoying with the unique mythology and characters, and revisiting and digging deeper into a few of the unresolved storylines.
Visually we additionally made the acutely aware choice to lean into the Masters of the Universe line of toys for inspiration as effectively. Mattel owns this whole huge library of that paintings, so instantly we needed the present to open with traditional items of that paintings. Mattel has been dedicated to this look since they first began as a toy line within the ‘80s, and now we’re leaning into it and honoring it.
The information was introduced as a part of the primary week-long Netflix Geeked occasion.