John M. Chu Enters Talks To Helm Live-Action MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE Movie
G.I. Joe: Retaliation director John M. Chu has entered talks to helm a live-action adaptation of Masters Of The Universe for Sony Pictures. Hit the jump for details on He-Man's planned return to the big screen!
Deadline reports that director John M. Chu has entered talks to direct a live action adaptation of Masters Of The Universe for Sony Pictures and Escape Artists. He is currently hard at work on the 3D conversion of his latest picture, G.I. Joe: Retaliation. That film was originally set to be released last month before being pushed back to March 29th, 2013. The site reports that it will revolve around, "He-Man, a prince who transforms into a warrior and becomes the last hope for a magical world that has been ravaged by the sinister Skeletor." Alex Litvak (The Three Musketeers) and Mike Finch (Exclusively Yours penned the script under the title Grayskull, although Mattel - the toy company who own the brand that the film will be based on - are now said to be revising it.
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