Director Search Continues For Sony’s Masters of the Universe

The search is on once again (for the 5th time) for a Director for Sony’s Masters of the Universe reboot.

Variety reports David S. Goyer has bowed out of directing the film due to scheduling. Goyer is set to work on an adaptation of Irving Asimov’s sci fi trilogy, Foundation. But will stay on the project as a screenwriter and executive producer.

Sony is hopefull to meet the December 18th 2019 released date. So far, no casting news or production start date has been announced.

After spending years in development hell and moving from Warner Bros to Sony, Masters of the Universe has seen 3 other directors come and go with John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda) l, John M Chu (G.I. Joe Retaliation), and McG (Terminator Salvation).

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe ran on television from 1983 to 1985 with an impressive 130 episodes between 2 seasons. Cartoon Network relaunched the series in 2002 for 2 seasons. And Dolph Lundgren starred in a feature length film in 1987 that earned 17 million in the world wide box office on a 22 million dollar budget.

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