It is alleged that the price range for “Masters of the Universe” was over $200 million or simply below six episodes of “Stranger Issues.” The movie would have introduced the rivalry between He-Man and Skeletor to live-action for the primary time since 1987 when Dolph Lundgren starred because the Man with the Sword of Energy. Manufacturing on the movie was supposed to start in February 2024 (pending the size of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, that are the results of AMPTP failing to barter an appropriate contract), however Netflix misplaced over $50 billion in worth in April of 2022, they usually appear to be making it everybody else’s drawback. A supply acquainted with Netflix instructed Selection that the drop in Netflix’s inventory had nothing to do with the budgetary problems with “Masters of the Universe,” however it looks like they nonetheless weren’t bought on extra He-Man.
Selection additionally stories that producers tried to haggle for a $180 million price range, however Netflix nonetheless wasn’t having it. There have been even whispers about capturing the movie and a proposed sequel on the similar time to try to maximize capturing prices. However, as we have discovered with the information break, Netflix nonetheless is not right down to play. Given the present state of the trade, “Masters of the Universe” is greater than probably carried out for good.
Maybe a distinct studio will wish to revisit the property as soon as WGA and SAG-AFTRA are given the deal they deserve, however the powers at be could be too busy crying about not getting to purchase a brand new yacht and at last having to launch clear viewership numbers at that time to care.