Jeff Wadlow to Rewrite Masters of the Universe
Back in January, it was revealed that Sony’s Columbia Pictures’ plans to begin production this year on Masters of the Universe, a new live-action movie based on Mattel’s 1980s He-Man toyline and animated television series. Now it’s being reported that Kick-Ass 2 writer/director Jeff Wadlow has signed on to rewrite the script. Masters of the Universe follows Prince Adam, who transforms into a warrior called He-Man and becomes the last hope for a magical land called Eternia, ravaged by technology and the evil Skeletor.
Release Date: TBA
Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Adaptation
Screenwriter: Jeff Wadlow, Terry Rossio
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
In “Masters of the Universe,” He-Man and his friends defend the realm of Eternia and the secrets of Castle Grayskull from the evil forces of Skeletor. He-Man has been brought to life throughout the years in beloved Mattel action figures, animated television series, comic books and a live action feature film.