Back in 1985, Mattel and Filmation launched She-Ra: Princess of Power, a spin-off of the popular Masters of the Universe cartoon. Over two decades later, She-Ra and her friends step out of He-Man’s shadow in Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. How good is it? Maddy Myers and Michael Fahey discuss.
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In Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, sexism doesn’t exist.
This is the world that showrunner Noelle Stevenson has strived to create. In this video interview with Gizmodo, Stevenson and others share how She-Ra has reclaimed the princess archetype and fostered an environment of equality and community, both in front of and behind the scenes.
Princess Adora will soon be bounding her way back into the spotlight when Netflix’s She-Ra reboot drops next month. But according to showrunner Noelle Stevenson, this new take on the heroine’s journey is going to be somewhat different from her adventures in the original series.
So far, all we’ve really glimpsed of Netflix and Dreamworks’ upcoming She-Ra reboot is Adora powering up as the titular heroine. Now, we finally have a better look at not just Adora, but also her fellow princesses in action.
One of the best things about classic cartoons being rebooted is getting to see how contemporary artists decide to reimagine characters we all remember fondly. In our first glimpse at Netflix’s upcoming She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, we’re introduced to a younger, though just as badarse, Princess Adora.