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Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal to return to theaters for a special event!

A few years back, I saw the restored version of Jim Henson's LABYRINTH in theaters. Not only was the print of the film drop-dead-gorgeous, the experience of once again viewing the movie on the big screen transported me back to a time when practical effects were king, and Henson was a god among visual storytellers. Today, it's been announced that Jim...
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12.12.2017
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David S. Goyer to direct Masters of the Universe movie

With classic cartoons getting their own live-action movies, like TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, there have been many efforts to get more properties off the ground. One that’s had more trouble than most is MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE, which has struggled to keep a director. Now the project is heading full steam into production as Sony has finally nabbed another director for the adaptation:...
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12.01.2017
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Awfully Good: Masters of the Universe

This week marks the 30th anniversary of one of the greatest awfully good movies ever forged….   Masters of the Universe (1987)   Director: Gary Goddard Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Courtney Cox On the run from the evil Skeletor, He-Man and his friends are transported from Castle Grayskull to a strange new...
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08.09.2017
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Awfully Good: Supergirl

Before WONDER WOMAN, ELEKTRA , CATWOMAN and even BARB WIRE , there was this first cinematic superheroine…   Supergirl (1984)   Director: Jeannot Szwarc Stars: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole Superman's Kryptonian cousin travels to Earth to track down an important battery and gets caught up...
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05.31.2017
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The Dark Crystal prequel series coming from Netflix and Louis Leterrier

One virtually undisputed fact in this world is that Jim Henson ’s work in the field of puppetry and animatronics is second to none, creating such classic characters as The Muppets and bringing us movies like LABYRINTH. One of his more notable works is THE DARK CRYSTAL, an 80s children’s movie that used groundbreaking animatronics to transport viewers into a new, wide and...
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05.18.2017
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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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05.10.2017
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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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08.15.2016
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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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06.27.2016
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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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01.22.2016
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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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08.20.2015
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First look at Melissa Benoist in costume from CBS' Supergirl TV series

With ARROW and THE FLASH, Greg Berlanti has given us two solid hours of superhero television. With his third attempt at adapting a DC Comics character, Berlanti will try to do the same for Supergirl. With a cast that includes former SUPERGIRL Helen Slater , former Superman Dean Cain , Calista Flockhart , and WHIPLASH actress Mellisa Benoist in the title role, the new series will...
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03.06.2015
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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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03.04.2015
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