By the power of Greyskull! He-Man is to make a return journey to the big screen courtesy of producer Joel (The Matrix) Silver and director John (Kung Fu Panda) Stevenson, for who it will be his first live action feature. The film will be made for Warner Bros, reports Variety .
Of course, this isn't the first time the '80s cartoon hero has seen cinema action. There was a dire, camp live action flick back in 1987 with Dolph Lungdren as the muscly prince who transforms into muscly hero and Frank ("I can get Oscar-nominated these day")Langella as Skeletor, along with a pre-Friends Courteney Cox and a pre-Trek Robert Duncan McNeill. That moved the majority of the action from (an expensive to create) Eternia to (a budget-friendly) present-day Earth. Complete and utter bobbins. Hopefully this new version will keep things Eternia-based. And presumably we'll get a CG Cringer this time round. They're probably on the phone to Framestore already... "Hey guys... you know that lion you did for the Narnia films? Any chance of Photoshopping him green?"