Home Entertainment: THE POWER OF GRAYSKULL : The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (High Octane Pictures)

“By the power of Grayskull” the word that made a toy into an iconic legend. But where did it come from? who made it? and why is it so good? […]

“By the power of Grayskull” the word that made a toy into an iconic legend. But where did it come from? who made it? and why is it so good?

All the answers are in this documentary. From Randall Lobb and Robert McCallum comes the definitive history of He-man from being a toy to a live-action movie. It features Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Richard Edlund, J. Michael Straczynski, Alan Oppenheimer and others who helped make He-man a legend.

So, what is the documentary about? Starting in the 80’ He-man starting out as a toy to get out of the shadow of Star Wars toys and the during the Conan boom. But what caused He-man to become a surprising multibillion-dollar empire that included toys, comics, cartoons a sister show and the only live-action movie. The documentary has Artists, toy creators, actors and collaborators tell stories about how He-man became such a pop culture success. It will be released on September 3 on DVD and Digital from High Octane Pictures.

Many thanks to High Octane Pictures for allowing us to check it out.

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