The live-action film adaptation of Masters of the Universe is moving from Sony to Netflix starring Kyle Allen as He-Man/Prince Adam.
the masters of the universe The live-action adaptation is now set to debut on Netflix starring Kyle Allen as He-Man/Prince Adam. The live-action movie has been in development for some time at Sony, originally slated to star Noah Centinio as He-Man, who later dropped out and will now appear as Atom Smasher in this year’s DCEU movie. . black adam with Dwayne Johnson. Adam and Aaron Nee (the next The lost city starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum) are still set to direct the film, which will debut on Netflix instead of theaters.
masters of the universe is based on Mattel’s toy line of Barbarian-like fantasy action figures that graced store shelves in the early ’80s. The toy line has spawned a popular animated series and a number of revivals over the years, as well as live action He-Man film in 1987 with Dolph Lundgren. Recently, Netflix acquired ownership and launched two new anime series, Masters of the Universe: Revelation from director Kevin Smith, and child-friendly CGI animation Musclor and the Masters of the Universe.
Now comes the word (via netflix) that the masters of the universe The live-action movie has changed hands from Sony to Netflix, where it will debut on the streamer. It was also announced that actor Kyle Allen will play the role of He-Man/Prince Adam. “…we can’t wait to show audiences that anything can happen in Eternia. We continue to unlock this global franchise in new ways, and we can’t wait to see Kyle go head-to-head with Skeletor in this epic live-action saga.”, said Mattel Films executive producer Robbie Brenner of the new deal and casting. Producers Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch also weighed in on the new cinematic adventure, saying:
We have always been inspired by the fantastic world of Eternia. This film has taken us and our partners 14 years to complete and we are thrilled to tell a brand new story for Masters of the Universe with the Nee Brothers and Dave Callaham for Mattel and Netflix and share it with a global audience.
Allen recently appeared as Balkan in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of West Side Story and also appeared on TV shows like american horror story and The path. It will then appear in The in-betweenan original movie for Paramount Plus opposite Joey King, plus Peter Farrelly’s war drama The greatest beer race of all time with Zac Efron and Russel Crowe. Along with acting, Allen also studied acrobatics and ballet from an early age and was once a member of the Junior Olympic National Team.
Netflix has invested heavily in the masters of the universe property for the past few years, so taking on the live-action flick seems like a solid choice for the streamer. Casting Allen in the lead role is also a smart move, as a younger actor is needed to fill the role, especially if it turns out to be an ongoing franchise, and Allen has the look and physique to bring He-Man /Prince. Adam to life. The only question now is whether audiences are still hungry for live action. masters of the universe movie, as it took over 30 years to get the franchise back behind the cameras. However, interest in anime shows is a good indicator that interest is still there, but it will take a strong performance to maintain that momentum.
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