Antony Del Rio is mastering the possibilities…
Netflix has released the first trailer for its new CG animated series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, featuring The 29-year-old Latino actor and produced by Mattel Television.
Developed for television by Rob David, the new series reimagines the classic story of the Guardians of Grayskull.
The series is set for a September 16 premiere.
Per the official synopsis: In Eternia, the first planet of creation, a demonic tyrant rises: Skeletor! With dark armies at his command, Skeletor is on the march, hell-bent on capturing Eternia’s kingdoms, and its ultimate prize – Castle Grayskull, the ancient fortress of mystery said to contain the greatest power in the universe. It’s up to He-Man, voiced by Yuri Lowenthal, and his brave squad of rookie heroes to stop Skeletor and restore the peace. Both sides come armed with enchanted Power Weapons – transforming them into Masters of the Primal Powers of the Universe. It’s Master vs. Dark Master, He-Man vs. Skeletor – fighting for control of Eternia, Castle Grayskull, and the fate of us all. In the end, who will become Master of the Universe?
In addition to Lowenthal and Del Rio (Duncan/Man-at-Arms), the voice cast includes David Kaye (Cringer/Battle Cat), Grey Griffin (Evelyn/Evil-Lyn), Kimberly Brooks (Teela/Eldress/Sorceress), Trevor Devall (R’Qazz/Beast Man), Judy Alice Lee (Krass/Ram Ma’am), Roger Craig Smith (Kronis/Trap-Jaw/General Dolos), Fred Tatasciore (King Randor/Baddrah), Ben Diskin (Skeletor/Prince Keldor), Tom Kenny (Ork-0/RK Units), Max Mitchell (Kitty)and Max Stubington (Young Adam).
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is producd by Mattel Television with animation by House of Cool (Trollhunters) and CGCG (Star Wars: The Clone Wars).
Del Rio’s previous credits include Kid Icarus: Uprising, Chase and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.