Netflix has released the first trailer and announced a September 16 premiere date for its new CG animated series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, produced by Mattel Television.
Developed for television by Rob David (Masters of the Universe: Revelation), the new series reimagines the classic story of the Guardians of Grayskull.
Per the official synopsis: In Eternia, the first planet of creation, a demonic tyrant rises: Skeletor! With dark armies at his command, Skeletor is on the march, hell-bent on capturing Eternia’s kingdoms, and its ultimate prize – Castle Grayskull, the ancient fortress of mystery said to contain the greatest power in the universe. It’s up to He-Man, voiced by Yuri Lowenthal, and his brave squad of rookie heroes to stop Skeletor and restore the peace. Both sides come armed with enchanted Power Weapons – transforming them into Masters of the Primal Powers of the Universe. It’s Master vs. Dark Master, He-Man vs. Skeletor – fighting for control of Eternia, Castle Grayskull, and the fate of us all. In the end, who will become Master of the Universe?
In addition to Lowenthal, voice cast includes David Kaye (Cringer/Battle Cat), Grey Griffin (Evelyn/Evil-Lyn), Antony Del Rio (Duncan/Man-at-Arms), Kimberly Brooks (Teela/Eldress/Sorceress), Trevor Devall (R’Qazz/Beast Man), Judy Alice Lee (Krass/Ram Ma’am), Roger Craig Smith (Kronis/Trap-Jaw/General Dolos), Fred Tatasciore (King Randor/Baddrah), Ben Diskin (Skeletor/Prince Keldor), Tom Kenny (Ork-0/RK Units), Max Mitchell (Kitty)and Max Stubington (Young Adam).
David executive produces with Frederic Soulie (Masters of the Universe: Revelation), Adam Bonnett (Masters of the Universe: Revelation) and Christopher Keenan (Masters of the Universe: Revelation). Jeff Matsuda (The Batman, TMNT) is co-executive producer. Susan Corbin (Masters of the Universe: Revelation) serves as producer. Bryan Q Miller (Arrow, Smallville, Sleepy Hollow) is story editor and writers are Heath Corson, Amanda Deibert, Keely MacDonald, Peter Binswanger, Lila Scott, Matt Drdek, Julie Benson, Shawna Benson.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is producd by Mattel Television (Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams) with animation by House of Cool (Trollhunters) and CGCG (Star Wars: The Clone Wars).
Watch the trailer above.
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