Netflix has been releasing extra and extra authentic programming, and one of the newest bulletins is the return of He-Man. Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation will debut on Netflix on July 23, 2021. It’s not the He-Man collection that Netflix has deliberate. A family-friendly CG-animated collection titled He-Man and the Masters of the Universe has additionally been introduced.
For some followers, these bulletins weren’t too stunning, since Netflix launched a reboot of She-Ra, which ran alongside the He-Man cartoons in the mid-Eighties.
In the authentic cartoons, She-Ra and He-Man had been twins, so it begs the query: does the present Netflix Masters of the Universe: Revelation share a continuity to the earlier She-Ra: Princess of Energy that ended its fifth season in 2020? Evidently the reply is not any, however there’s nonetheless hope that we would see She-Ra make an look.
Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation shouldn’t be a reboot
Masters of the Universe: Revelation isn’t really a reboot of the traditional Eighties cartoon, in keeping with The Verge. Kevin Smith makes it clear that the present is a continuation of the authentic He-Man cartoon. SyFy Wire says that the present picks up proper the place the authentic He-Man cartoon left off and continues from there.
Smith’s animated present is meant for adults, and he says that the first 10 minutes appears like an outdated He-Man episode, however then the characters need to cope with the fallout of one thing terrible occurring.
Smith says that the new present was engineered in order that followers who watch aren’t left considering that this isn’t the He-Man that they know. Whereas some issues are up to date, together with the animation type and storylines, the characters and the world are the identical. As a continuation, Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation doesn’t share a continuity with Netflix’s rebooted She-Ra collection.
She-Ra and the Princesses of Energy ran for 5 seasons on Netflix
Netflix debuted the She-Ra reboot, titled She-Ra and the Princesses of Energy in 2018. The unique collection, She-Ra: Princess of Energy ran 1985-1986. The 1985 collection was created as a by-product of the He-Man collection, and there have been a number of crossover episodes. The characters of He-Man and She-Ra had been twins. In Netflix’s reboot of She-Ra, the character Adora is an orphan, fairly than named as He-Man’s twin sister.
Regardless of the variations in origin, She-Ra and the Princesses of Energy delighted followers. The collection was nominated for an Emmy and noticed crucial popularity of its various forged, good storylines, and advanced relationships. It additionally gained a GLAAD Media Award for Excellent Children and Household Programming.
There may be nonetheless hope to see She-Ra crossover into He-Man’s universe
He-Man didn’t seem in Netflix’s She-Ra reboot as a result of the showrunner, Noelle Stevenson, needed She-Ra to develop into a hero “in her own right,” in keeping with Screenrant. That isn’t to say that Stevenson wouldn’t like to see a crossover. Earlier incarnations of the characters did a Christmas Particular collectively, which Stevenson says she would like to see.
It could not occur with Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation, although. The 2 reveals differ in tone and don’t share continuity. The upcoming family-friendly He-Man and the Masters of the Universe may present extra promise of a crossover. This undertaking continues to be in improvement, although, so not a lot is understood about it. If it’s a family-friendly present, then it probably shares an analogous tone as She-Ra and the Princesses of Energy, and possibly set in that present’s universe.
She-Ran and the Princesses of Energy may be seen on Netflix, and is certainly value a watch when you’re ready for Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Kevin Smith’s continuation will air on Netflix on July twenty third.