Human thirst-trap Kellan Lutz tweeted about meeting with the filmmakers behind a reboot of Masters of the Universe, prompting the internet to subsequently geek the fuck out.
Those of you who grew up in the '80s, or on reruns, will remember He-Man and the Masters of the Universe as one of the gayest and cheapest cartoons of all time. Basically an excuse for Mattel to sell action figures, Masters of the Universe followed the adventures of Prince Adam and his scantily-clad, hypermuscular alter ego He-Man, the "Most Powerful Man in the Universe."
In 1987, Dolph Lundgren oiled up and stripped down to star in a live-action movie co-starring a young Courtney Cox. It's one of the most gorgeously bad movies ever made and was responsible for turning an entire generation of boys at least a little gay.
Hollywood has been trying to churn out a He-Man reboot for a while, with several directors and writers attached to the project, but it now seems like it's finally got some momentum. McG, of Charlie's Angels and early-00s music video fame, has been working on getting He-Man to the big screen and recently Lutz met with him and producer Mary Viola:
Hey @HeManTheMovie and all MOTU fans,
ITS IN GREAT HANDS!
— Kellan Lutz (@kellanlutz) June 24, 2016
Prompting some fans to respond in the best way possible—Photoshop:
— lisa davis (@nan5zac) June 24, 2016
With the possible exception of Chris Hemsworth, Kellan Lutz is the perfect choice to play He-Man, having cut his teeth and chiseled his abs in other subpar action films such as 2014's The Legend of Hercules.
Good times. McG has been trying to get the tone down for the movie and one can only hope that it pays some homage to the '87 film—if only for Skeltetor's high drag in the finale.
Category is butch queen first time in drags in Eternia.