Maybe, As Long As There’s No Dolph Lundgren…

Variety reports new live-action He-Man movie in development.

Uhhh….

Okay, this might not suck.

In the beginning, before there was a cartoon, Masters of the Universe action figures had little story books that were a hell of a lot cooler than that crappy show or movie ever were. The books (dubbed “Mineternia” by fans, were a pretty cool mish-mash of pulpy concepts: a heaping dose of Robert E. Howard’s Conan, another dose of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ “John Carter of Mars” books, a dash of Jules Verne, a bit of steampunk, and voila!: the coolest concept in toys in a long time. That show ruined it so bad…

Maybe, with the success of the Lord Of The Rings trilogy, “300”, etc, just maybe this could be worth waiting for.

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Published in: on May 24, 2007 at 10:13 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. The DC Comics ver. was FAR superior (as always) to the Marvel title run. In the DC Ver. it was exactly as you had explained it. Low fantasy, sword & sorcery, super science. It was an influenced by that awesome cartoon Thundarr.

    But about the old live action movie. Two things..
    1 – Frank Langella rocked as Skeletor
    2 – I REALLY want to bang the hell out of Evil Lynn in the movie……

  2. 1- Not too bad, yeah.
    2- Ditto (when I was young).


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