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William Shatner Joins Netflix’s Masters Of The Universe In Unknown Role

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Netflix’s upcoming Masters of the Universe: Revelation sequel series, Revolution, has cast Star Trek’s William Shatner in an undisclosed role.

William Shatner has joined the cast of Masters of the Universe: Revolution, Netflix’s upcoming Revelation follow-up. A spiritual sequel to He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation hit the streaming service last year to much fanfare and debate. The animated series was released in two parts. Smith made the controversial decision to focus more on the character of Teela rather than He-Man, which sparked a great deal of backlash from a certain section of the Masters of the Universe fanbase. Nevertheless, Revelation still earned positive reviews.

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In Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Teela races against time to prevent the impending destruction of the universe while trying to uncover the mystery behind the disappearance of the Sword of Power. As the show progresses, the secrets of Castle Grayskull are revealed, and the finale ends with a thrilling climax that sees Motherboard, a member of The Horde from She-Ra, assimilating Skeletor. A second season seemed very likely, but it has since been confirmed to take a slightly different approach. Smith and his creative team will return for the sequel series Masters of the Universe: Revolution, which will bring the focus back to the battle between He-Man and Skeletor.


During the Masters of the Universe 40th Anniversary Panel at San Diego Comic-Con, which Screen Rant attended, it was announced that Shatner has joined the cast of Masters of the Universe: Revolution. No further details were provided regarding the Emmy winner’s role, nor was it confirmed if Shatner would appear as a series regular or in a recurring role.

Masters of the Universe: Revolution marks the latest voice role for Star Trek‘s original Captain James T. Kirk, as he currently narrates the British stop-motion children’s TV series Clangers and recently voiced Harvey Dent/Two-Face in the 2017 DC film Batman vs. Two-Face. Assuming Revelation‘s cast will be returning, Shatner now joins Mark Hamill in Masters of the Universe: Revolution. This has many fans excited, considering it means there will be a big Star Trek and Star Wars crossover in the new show. Kirk and Luke Skywalker may very well meet onscreen after all.


Due to a lack of details on Masters of the Universe: Revolution, it’s difficult to predict what role Shatner could play. For the sequel series, a high-stakes battle has been promised for Eternia, which will not only see He-Man taking on the familiar foe Skeletor, but also an additional threat that he will also need to defeat. The new villain will likely be a key figure from the evil Horde faction, so Shatner could potentially play that mysterious figure. However, this theory cannot be confirmed until Netflix unveils new information about the Masters of the Universe: Revelation follow-up show.





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Why She-Hulk Doesn’t Rage Out Explained By Tatiana Maslany

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She-Hulk: Attorney at Law star Tatiana Maslany explains why Jessica Walters doesn’t rage out when she transforms like Bruce Banner did.

Tatiana Maslany explains why Jennifer Walters doesn’t rage out the way Bruce Banner does in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. The upcoming Disney+ series will introduce Walters to the world of the MCU, known as Bruce Banner’s cousin in the comics. Mark Ruffalo will reprise his role in the series as Banner/Smart-Hulk, and provide guidance to his cousin on the responsibility she now holds by being a Hulk, after a car accident causes her to get cross-contaminated with Banner’s blood.

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She-Hulk: Attorney at Law will mark a drastic change in tone for the MCU, as the show is billed as a half-hour legal comedy. Walters is at the center of many legal cases involving superheroes and villains, and many characters from the expanded world of MCU are set to appear, including Abomination, Wong, and Charlie Cox as Daredevil. Meanwhile, the She-Hulk doesn’t want to use her newfound superpowers to save the world like her cousin does, but only wants to continue her quiet life as a lawyer.

In the series, Walters can take on legal cases as the She-Hulk, something she can do because her Hulk-self doesn’t rage out when fully transformed, and can speak as normally as she does when she is Jennifer Walters. In a recent interview on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Maslany explains why Jennifer Walters can control her emotions while being Hulked out and is essentially better at Hulking than Bruce Banner is. Check out her comments on the matter below:


Because women have been socially taught to repress and control their emotions in order to survive. So she’s like, ‘I’m so good at dealing with my rage. I deal with it constantly. I deal with fear constantly.’ So she’s able to just navigate it effortlessly.

In Avengers: Endgame, Bruce Banner explains that he spent years in a lab trying to repress his Hulk emotions, which allowed him to create his Smart Hulk persona and function as an individual while being fully Hulked out. But it looks like Walters won’t need to do this, because she’s able to repress her emotions as a Hulk to function as a lawyer pretty much immediately. Her origins as She-Hulk, and how she’s able to control her emotions, will likely be fully explained in the series.

However, Maslany’s comments on the matter give a small glimpse of what audiences should expect when they are introduced to the She-Hulk for the first time in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. Everything audiences knew about being a Hulk from Bruce Banner’s story is likely off the table now, with the show introducing the latest addition to the Hulk family. And Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk is faster, stronger, and more agile as a Hulk than Bruce Banner has been since he took on the Smart Hulk personality in Endgame.

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‘The Family Chantel’: Pedro Insists He Wants to Move Out Against Chantel’s Wishes (Exclusive)

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There’s clearly little hope of a reconciliation between Pedro and Chantel in this exclusive snippet from Monday’s episode of The Family Chantel. In the clip, Pedro’s mother, Lidia, attempts to mediate their marriage issues but it’s obvious that Pedro wants to separate and not work on his and Chantel’s relationship. 

Pedro and Chantel have been fighting all season long and during the awkward dinner with his mom, Pedro says he wants to move out, though Chantel says that would only make their situation worse. But Pedro doesn’t budge.

“I don’t care, I need my time off,” he says. “I’m tired. … No, I don’t want anymore. She does what she wants, I do what I want. I want my time apart. It can’t be that I always have to stick to her.”

Lidia notes that neither Pedro or Chantel want to compromise and ends up walking out of the dinner.

“If you want to destroy your marriage, you’re the responsible ones,” she says bluntly. “Don’t look to anyone else.”

After Lidia leaves, Chantel reiterates that she doesn’t want Pedro to move out but he says he needs to and doesn’t care what she wants.

“That’s gonna make problems worse, because we already don’t do anything together,” she notes, before getting up to leave the table as well.

Pedro replies, “I don’t care if we don’t do anything together. I need my time apart and that’s it.”

The Family Chantel airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on TLC.

Pedro filed for divorce from Chantel in May and the two both filed restraining orders against one another. In Chantel’s answer to Pedro’s divorce filing, she makes explosive allegations, citing the reason for the divorce as adultery on his behalf. She also accuses him of “cruel treatment” by including “physical domestic violence, as well as mental pain.” In the court documents, she states that “the marriage is irretrievably broken with no hope of reconciliation.”

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Adamma and Adanne Ebo Ink Multi-Year Overall Deal with 20th Television and 20th Television Animation

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The Ebo twins, Adamma and Adanne Ebo, have entered a multi-year overall deal with 20th Television and 20th Television Animation. Under the deal, they will develop, create and produce live-action and animated series for all platforms. Currently, the Ebo twins are developing “Supashawty Girls, Funkamatic Bangbang” with 20th Television Animation for Freeform.

The American-Nigerian filmmaking duo made their feature film debut with “Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul” starring Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown, which premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and will be released widely on Sept. 2. Adamma wrote and directed the film with Adanne producing. Their TV writing credits include Donald Glover and Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming series “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” as well as pilot spec “Supply, 40” with Gloria Sanchez and MRC. Adamma has directed an episode of Glover’s “Atlanta” at FX and three episodes of Glover and Amazon’s “Hive.” They are repped by UTA, Redefine Entertainment and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole LLP.

“20th continues to be flexible in an ever-evolving TV landscape, while supporting various creative sensibilities,” the Ebo twins said. “And as creators with a non-stop running list of ideas, we’re super hype to have studio partners who are just as committed to adding and challenging the television cultural zeitgeist in both animation and live-action.”

“We are all huge fans of Adamma and Adanne’s work and are thrilled they’ve decided to make 20th their home,” said 20th Television executive vice president Carolyn Cassidy. “Their talent and original storytelling as comedy creators and directors is undeniable and aligns perfectly with our vision to develop and bring innovative and dynamic comedic stories to all of our platform partners. It was a bonus to find out they’re also longtime Disney fans!”

“I bonded instantly with Adamma and Adanne because they are just as obsessed with animation as we are,” said 20th Television animation executive vice president Marci Proietto. “The Ebo Twins have unique voices and perspectives with countless stories to tell. I am super excited to welcome them to our 20th Animation family.”



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