Joel Silver To Direct He-Man Movie

by Jay Cochran
January 29, 2009
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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gojira77 - 2009-01-30 @ 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 - 2009-01-30 @ 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 until I s... Read More

theNoseknows - 2009-01-29 @ 11:15 pm

I just read on firstshowing not too long ago that this movie got trashed

DarkLordUnicron - 2009-01-29 @ 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!

azrael23 - 2009-01-29 @ 10:33 pm
The guy's unfamiliar with MOTU if all he had to go off of was the 1987 movie. I'd prefer someone who knows an... Read More
Eric - 2009-01-29 @ 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 escorted ... Read More

Jackknight92 - 2009-01-29 @ 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.

"Stevenson has... Read More

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