Kevin Smith is bringing He-Man back to TV this summer: the Netflix animated series Masters of the universe: revelation, showrun by Smith and starring Chris Wood (Super girl) as the voice of He-Man, will debut with part 1 (consisting of five episodes) on Friday July 23.
âAfter a cataclysmic battle between He-Man and Skeletor (Mark Hamill), Eternia is fractured and the Guardians of Grayskull are scattered,â the official synopsis read. “And after decades of secrets tore them apart, it’s up to Teela (Sarah Michelle Gellar) to reunite the shattered group of heroes and solve the mystery of the missing sword of power in a race against time to restore Eternia and prevent the end of the universe. âThe vocal cast also includes Lena Headey (as Evil-Lyn), Liam Cunningham (as Man-At-Arms), Alicia Silverstone (as Queen Marlena), Justin Long (as Roboto), Jason Mewes (as Stinkor) and Kevin Conroy (as Mer-Man), among others.
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* Betty Gilpin (GLOW) joined Starz’s Watergate drama Gaslit, with Julia Roberts and Sean Penn. She will play Mo Dean, the wife of White House attorney John Dean (Dan Stevens).
* Eion Bailey (Once upon a time) will star opposite Harold Perrineau in Epix’s contemporary sci-fi horror series Of, our sister site Deadline reports.
* NBCUniversal Exotic joe miniseries, which previously aired on NBC, USA Network and Peacock, will now be exclusive to Peacock, THR reports. As previously reported, John Cameron Mitchell (Acute) and Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live) are expected to play the role of the famous Tiger King and his rival Carole Baskin.
* Peacock expands its unscripted slate with spinoffs from established franchises, including Cook in the oven, an offshoot of the holiday theme of Make, executive producer Amy Poehler; Top Chef family style, a new culinary competition; Under the bridge at the bottom, which will shoot in Australia; and American Ninja Warrior Junior, which is making the leap to streaming after airing its first two seasons on Universal Kids.
* Thirty old Quibi originals will be renamed Roku Originals and released Thursday, May 20 on The Roku Channel – for free: #FreeRayshawn, About Face, Bad Ideas with Adam Devine, Barkitechture, Big Rad Wolf, Blackballed, Centerpiece, Chrissy’s Court, Cup of Joe, Die Hart, Dishmantled, Dummy, Fight Like a Girl, Flipped, The Fugitive, Gayme Show, Iron Affute le fer, Last Looks, Let’s Roll with Tony Greenhand, Most Dangerous Game, Murder House Flip, Murder Unboxed, Nightgowns, Prodigy, Punk’d, Reno 911 !, Royalties, Shape of Pasta, Thanks a Million and You don’t have that.
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