Hey folks, Harry here... Not everything about LOTR has been great - mainly, hearing folks justify making another live action film of HE-MAN due to the success of LOTR. Ya know, maybe, just maybe... Maybe, LORD OF THE RINGS succeeded due to it being one of the greatest stories in the history of literature and unfit for 80's Saturday Morning Cartoons. Maybe. I know, maybe this time it'll be "Dark & Gritty" - Maybe if they're more 'faithful' to the source material than the original Dolph flick... I mean having Battlecat will make a huge difference. Perhaps they could hire Weta to really bring that Filmation detail to life. Yeah. Well, what follows is just all rumor at this point. I'm not gonna get excited about this one... well, not like Moriarty is. He's got all the figures and worships HE-MAN. These rumors should delight him...
Hi there, 'Work Wanted Burbank' here from The Hollywood News.
Just had an email from a scooper that claims that his 'friend' has so-called inside information on the proposed He-Man film that's in development over at Fox. 'Work Wanted Burbank' spills the beans...
I checked in with a buddy over at Fox2000 in terms of whether there would be any chance of auditioning for the film - especially the lead. Seems Lion Rock Productions and the studio aren't going to be going down that route, instead they'll be merely 'making offers'. Another dead end for unknown actors like myself, Bottom Line : They're looking for a 'name' for both He-Man and Skeletor, which is understandable I guess.
Here's a few names that are apparently mooted for the He-Man part - no real surprises. The Rock (believed to have already met), Jason Lewis (Sex and the City), Ryan Kwanten (Summerland), Paul Michael Levesque.
No word on Skeltor, but those rumors about Nicolas Cage were false apparently.
Call me 'Work Wanted Burbank'