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Cast This: He-Man (Masters of the Universe)

Over the past decade, Hollywood nostalgia for famous properties from the 1980s has given us (among other things) a seemingly endless live-action TRANSFORMERS franchise, a trio of SMURFS movies, a couple of big-screen G.I. JOE missions and one JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS. But one guy who can't seem to get a break is He-Man. In the thirty years since shirtless Dolph Lundgren battled...
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McG offers latest update on Masters of the Universe script and casting

Children of the 80s have long been waiting for a proper cinematic adaptation of the cartoon/toy franchise MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE. While many of us have a soft spot for the campy 1987 film starring Dolph Lundgren and Frank Langella , a faithful fantasy epic based on the He-Man mythology is what we are craving. Development on a new film has been progressing and current director McG...
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Kellan Lutz has met with McG about a role in Masters of the Universe

At the start of the year, we brought you word that director McG (TERMINATOR SALVATION, 3 DAYS TO KILL) was in talks to direct Sony's MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE reboot, and it sounds like he has landed the gig, based on a recent tweet by THE LEGEND OF HERCULES and THE EXPENDABLES 3 actor Kellan Lutz . Late last week, Lutz took to his Twitter account to reveal that he has met with...
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McG in talks to direct Masters of the Universe

Based on the Mattel toy line of the same name, MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE follows a warrior named Prince Adam who has the power to transform into the heroic He-Man. His nemesis is the villainous Skeletor who seeks to conquer a fortress known as Castle Grayskull in order to learn the secrets held within. That's your set-up, for those unfamiliar, and Hollywood has been working on...
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Thor scribe trades in Asgard for Eternia to pen Masters of the Universe

After living in the world of Asgard for the past few years, screenwriter Christopher Yost (THOR: THE DARK WORLD) is ready to head to another brightly coloured mystical land; per Variety , Yost has been tapped perform a rewrite on Sony's MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE reboot. You all know what MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE is about, but lets take short refresher together shall we?...
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Ink & Pixel: Legend

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I'm always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. In an effort to widen the reach of our continuously growing fanbase, Ink & Pixel has been granted permission to broaden its horizons with the inclusion of films from the Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy genres. I hope that you enjoy this bold new...
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Could this be our first look at Battlecat from Masters of the Universe?

Back in January, Columbia Pictures executive Devon Franklin tweeted an image of the title page to Jeff Wadlow 's script for a new take on the 80s cartoon MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE. Since then, there has not been much news about the film. In the interim, Sony has had some big shake-ups behind the scenes, so it is tough to tell which projects are making progress and which are dead in the...
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Jeff Wadlow has delivered a new script for the Masters of the Universe movie

Looks like the new MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE movie is one step closer to becoming a reality as screenwriter Jeff Wadlow has turned in a new draft of the screenplay to Columbia Pictures. Wadlow has been attached to the film since the middle of last year as both writer and possible director, but this seems to be the first confirmation we have that the project is developing under his...
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Is Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow set for Masters of the Universe?

Iím sure you arenít all on the edge of your seats to find out who is directing the live-action version of MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE. Iíll be honest here, Iím only still hanging on because I want to know if someone can translate it well to film without it sucking. There was a shortlist of directors that consisted of Jeff Wadlow (KICK-ASS 2), Harald Zwart (THE KARATE KID...
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Rumor: Is this the shortlist of directors for Masters of the Universe?

In early October, director Jon M. Chu dropped out of the live-action He-Man flick, MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE. There's been no word on who would replace him but they did nab Terry Rossio (LONE RANGER) to tidy up the script. I don't know how many of you are still holding out hope that this film will come out sometime in this century. I still don't know what to think about it. As a...
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The Lone Ranger writer Terry Rossio hired to script Masters of the Universe, Jon Chu out as director

Jon M. Chu's MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE reboot has gotten another push in the right direction with the hiring of a screenwriter to update the previous draft, titled GREYSKULL. The man hired for the writing duties is none other than Terry Rossio . Okay, maybe this isn't a nudge in the right direction rather than a direction. Rossio is best known for writing all of the PIRATES OF THE...
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Cool Videos: Kylie Minogue stars in She-Ra: the TV show for Funny or Die!

Fans of Kylie Minogue , She-Ra, or both are in for a treat. Funny or Die has made a faux TV show trailer for a She-Ra series, which takes on many different forms in a vignette of promos that shift from one type of show to the next. From adventure series to medical drama to a CSI-styled format and a sitcom. No stone is left unturned as She-Ra, played by singer/actress Minogue, takes on the...
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