Kevin Smith is making a new Masters of the Universe anime series for

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Kevin Smith is making a new Masters of the Universe anime series for

By Brian Gallagher For Dailymail.com

Published: 02:16 BST, 19 August 2019 | Updated: 02:25 BST, 19 August 2019

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Director Kevin Smith dropped some surprise news at Power-Con in Anaheim, California on Sunday, revealing he's making a new Masters of the Universe anime series for .

The new series, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, will be an original story based on the hit Mattel toy line featuring the heroic He-Man, villainous Skeletor and more.

The limited series will reportedly focus on 'unresolved storylines of the classic series' He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, which aired between 1983 and 1985, according to Deadline. 

New series: Director Kevin Smith dropped some surprise news at Power-Con in Anaheim, California on Sunday, revealing he's making a new Masters of the Universe anime series for Netflix

New series: Director Kevin Smith dropped some surprise news at Power-Con in Anaheim, California on Sunday, revealing he's making a new Masters of the Universe anime series for

Netflix show: The new series, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, will be an original story based on the hit Mattel toy line featuring the heroic He-Man, villainous Skeletor and more

show: The new series, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, will be an original story based on the hit Mattel toy line featuring the heroic He-Man, villainous Skeletor and more

'I’m Eternia-ly grateful to Mattel TV and for entrusting me with not only the secrets of Grayskull, but also their entire Universe,' Smith said in a statement. 

'In Revelation, we pick up right where the classic era left off to tell an epic tale of what may be the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor!' he added.

'Brought to life with the most metal character designs Powerhouse Animation can contain in the frame, this is the Masters of the Universe story you always wanted to see as a kid!' he concluded.

First poster: The NX on Netflix Twitter also released the first poster for the upcoming series, which Smith will serve as the showrunner and executive producer

First poster: The NX on Twitter also released the first poster for the upcoming series, which Smith will serve as the showrunner and executive producer

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