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Joel Silver To Direct He-Man Movie

Mattel: Jay Cochran - 2009.01.29
It is being reported that Warner Bros. Pictures and producer Joel Silver have selected Kung Fu Panda co-director John Stevenson to make his live action directing debut on the upcoming movie based on toy company Mattel's Masters of the Universe line which features He-Man. Head over to ENI to find out more.

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12:49 am

You know, a similar thing happened with the Star Trek movies when they hired some joker to direct who'd never done sci fi and never even watched an episode of the TV show before. I think he wanted to add a little gritty realism, too, and went for a more military look for the Star Fleet uniforms.... read more 
The Great Bandito
12:06 am

While I'm interested in seeing how this goes, I won't be surprised if this never makes it to the big screen. It seems as if a He-Man movie has been in the works for years and each time we hear something but it never pans out. I honestly do want to see He-Man back on the big screen but unti... read more 
11:15 pm

I just read on firstshowing not too long ago that this movie got trashed 
10:59 pm

Hell I won't even get excited about this. That way when it turns out bad Im not let down. But I would love to see it done right! 
10:33 pm

[quote]The guy's unfamiliar with MOTU if all he had to go off of was the 1987 movie. I'd prefer someone who knows and appreciates the property to begin with rather than someone who had to be convinced. If he doesn't know where the property's been and what it's capable of, the cha... read more 
9:22 pm

I'm glad it's happening, and I have faith the guy can direct a good film. And the writing is most important anyway, so as long as they have a good story/script, it could be really great. I'm not sure about this quote, though: "There was this locked bunker that you had to be escor... read more 
9:11 pm

"John Stevenson to make his live action directing debut on "Masters of the Universe," a re-imagining of the signature Mattel toy line." Let's hope he doesn't re-imagine too much. I think that was a big problem with the original movie. I know it was for me. "Ste... read more 
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