Kyle Allen to Play He-Man in Netflix and Mattel Films’ ‘Masters of the Universe’

Kyle Allen to Play He-Man in Netflix and Mattel Films’ ‘Masters of the Universe’
Netflix and Mattel, Inc. are developing “Masters of the Universe,” Mattel’s iconic franchise from the 1980s, into a live-action motion picture with Kyle Allen (“West Side Story”) set to star as Prince Adam/He-Man, both companies announced on Friday. The project was formerly in development at Sony.

The live-action adaptation is expected to begin production in summer 2022.

The Nee Brothers co-direct from a screenplay written by the Nees and David Callaham.

In “Masters of the Universe,” an orphan named Adam discovers he is a prince destined to be the savior of a faraway land and must quickly learn of his power and the importance of saving his true home from an evil force.

“‘Masters of the Universe’ is an iconic property that shaped the imaginations of an entire generation of kids with the message of becoming the best version of yourself,” Robbie Brenner, executive producer of Mattel Films said in a statement.
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