In 2018, Netflix, DreamWorks Animation and Mattel Studios reintroduced She-Ra in the animated series She-Ra and the Princess of Power. But now, Amazon Prime Video has a new take on She-Ra in development. And for the first time ever, fan-favorite Warriors is coming to the live-action show.
Diversity She-Ra broke the story about the live-action series, although the project is still at a very early stage. No creative team has yet been formed, but DreamWorks Animation will likely executive produce the series. While DreamWorks Animation also produced princess of power, it will not be an adaptation of that show. Instead, a Variety source said that it will be a new story that will be different from everything that came before it.
Science-fiction legends Larry DiTilio and J. Michael Straczynski created the original She-Ra: Princess of Power TV series in 1985. it was a direct byproduct of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, with She-Ra as Prince Adam/He-Man’s long-lost sister. He was introduced in the theatrical film He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the SwordWho established his place in mythology.
DreamWorks Animation She-Ra and the Princess of Power There was a dramatic reinterpretation of the title character that completely detached him from any relationship with He-Man. Instead, She-Ra’s human alter ego, Adora, was Hordak and a willing follower of the Horde, rather than being kidnapped from her home world. Adora eventually rebelled against the Horde and found her destiny as She-Ra while fighting against the Horde.
She-Ra and the Princess of Power It was also important for the depiction of LGBT characters and relationships, as well as the more complex motivations for the main characters. It also features villains, most notably Catra, who crossed the line between Adora’s nemesis and her closest friend/love interest. Those were major changes to the canon that the current generation of fans has adopted. While the story of Amazon Prime will be different from the two animated series that preceded it, some elements will be included simply because they have become synonymous with She-Ra.
Amazon’s interest in She-Ra is also in line with its focus on fantasy series. in addition to the following she ra, the streaming service has shows based on The Wheel of Time novels and The Lord of the Rings on the way.