Rejoice, children of the '80s: One of your favorite cartoons is heading back to the small screen.
According to Variety, director Kevin Smith announced Sunday that a new "He-Man" series, "Masters of the Universe: Revelation," is coming to Netflix.
The war for Eternia begins again! Superstar director Kevin Smith continues the original series’ story right where it left off in Masters of the Universe: Revelation, a new series telling the epic tale of what may be He-Man and Skeletor’s final battle. pic.twitter.com/41rOXjZLtO— NX (@NXOnNetflix) August 18, 2019
Smith, showrunner and executive producer of the reboot, said the new anime will "pick up right where the classic era left off to tell an epic tale of what may be the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor," Variety reported.
Powerhouse Animation of "Castlevania" fame will animate the series, which will be produced by Mattel Television, according to Variety. Mattel TV Vice President Rob David, who wrote "He-Man: The Eternity War," also is listed as an executive producer.
Smith followed up his announcement, which came at the Power-Con convention in Anaheim, California, with a tweet promising that the new series "will not be a Stinkor."
"By the Power of Grayskull! I have to shower! No – I mean I have the flour! Myah! One more try: I HAVE THE POWER! Thank you @Mattel and @netflix for letting my play in your Universe!" he wrote.
The announcement did not include an expected release date for the series.
He has the power! @ThatKevinSmith walks the floor after he rocked #PowerCon2019 with the announcement of his new animated show on @Netflix, Masters of the Universe: Revelation. #MOTU pic.twitter.com/k2HafWSeQ5— Masters of the Universe (@MastersOfficial) August 18, 2019
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