Kevin Smith Teams with Mattel, Netflix for Masters of the Universe Anime
Aug 19, 2019
|Filmmaker Kevin Smith has announced that he will be showrunner and executive producer of Masters of the Universe: Revelation, a new anime series produced by Mattel Television, Powerhouse Animation and Netflix.
Smith announced the new series at Power-Con in Anaheim, CA.
The new series will resolve storylines from the classic '80s cartoon, and represents Netflix’s latest anime entry alongside Castlevania, Devilman Crybaby, Aggretsuko and Ultraman.
"I'm Eternia-ly grateful to Mattel TV and Netflix for entrusting me with not only the secrets of Grayskull, but also their entire Universe," Smith said in a statement. "In Revelation, we pick up right where the classic era left off to tell an epic tale of what may be the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor! ... This is the Masters of the Universe story you always wanted to see as a kid!"