Netflix’s He-Man Cartoon Provides Meg Foster to Voice Solid

Headshot of actor Meg Foster with her Masters of the Universe: Revolution character, Motherboard.

Picture: Mattel/Netflix

When Masters of the Universe: Revelation premiered on Netflix again in 2021, it turned out to be…really not half dangerous. As a substitute of being a simple dip into the nostalgia properly prefer it initially appeared like, the present was a enjoyable, if flawed, return to the canon of the 1983 sequence that had grown with its viewers and brought some fascinating swings. And naturally, it wasn’t actually the tip a lot because it was a brand new starting, which goes to proceed with the sequel sequence, Masters of the Universe: Revolution.

Netflix and showrunner Kevin Smith have been pretty mum on Revolution ever for the reason that follow-up’s announcement final yr. However the streamer introduced a brand new solid addition within the type of Meg Foster, who performed Evil-Lyn within the 1987 Masters film starring Dolph Lundgren. She’s available to voice the position of Motherboard within the upcoming present, and described within the press launch as “a formidable drive towards the Masters, centered on plunging Eternia into imminent darkness.” Revelation ended with a tease of the character’s existence, and it appears she’ll be one of many major antagonists of the brand new present. As Hordak’s emissary, the evil AI (properly, evil-er AI) will use her powers to “manipulate Skeletor and the folks of Eternia as she goals to ensnare the planet, and Grayskull, as a prize for Hordak.”

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In that very same press launch, Foster (not too long ago seen in Hellblazers and There’s No Such Factor as Vampires) known as her unique flip as Evil-Lyn “certainly one of my most cherished roles. I’m each thrilled and honored to come back again into the fold to embody an excellent, all-new villainous character that provides colour to the colourful storytelling that Kevin Smith and Mattel have delivered to life for followers around the globe.”

The express point out of Hordak by identify is unquestionably going to boost some eyebrows for outdated head followers of the sequence. He’s one of many major villains of the MOTU franchise alongside Skeletor (whom he hates), and extra not too long ago popped up as the principle baddie of Netflix’s unconnected She-Ra & the Princesses of Energy cartoon from a number of years in the past. She-Ra’s unique 1985 sequence was itself a derivative to the 1983 He-Man cartoon, which Smith’s two Netflix reveals additionally are, so there’s some fascinating flags being planted right here for the way forward for these MOTU reveals. If Revolution is being cut up into a number of elements like its predecessor was, possibly a type of halves will finish with a tease of a revamped Adora.

Masters of the Universe: Revolution is at present anticipated to launch on Netflix in 2024.

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