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Mark Hamill Is Voicing Skeletor In Kevin Smith and Netflix's 'Masters of the Universe: Revelation'

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By Jennifer Passmore

If there was ever a multi-talented person in Hollywood, it is easily Mr. Mark Hamill. From rising to fame as the beloved Luke Skywalker in the "Star Wars" series, he also has quite the range of voices. He has voiced the Joker character in "Batman: The Animated Series." Yes, that was him. But here is an awesome piece of welcomed news for fans everywhere! Hamill is going to voice Skeletor in "Masters of the Universe: Revelation," being put together by Kevin Smith and Netflix.

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It was announced last August that Smith, along with Netflix that they are in the development of Mattel Television's original anime series. Kevin Smith wants to be clear about something, though. this is not a reboot. This is going to be a direct sequel to the 80's cartoon that was so beloved by many people. It will pick up where the show left off, and specifically focus on unresolved storylines where they were dropped when the show was cancelled.

An Impressive Voice Cast

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The show is boasting an incredible voice cast, some of which include Sarah Michelle Gellar, Henry Rollins, and Kevin Conroy, who, get this, voiced Batman on "Batman: The Animated Series," but this time will play alongside Skeletor as his henchman Mer-Man. Gellar will be voicing Teela. Smith's own daughter will even have a voice role. Harley Quinn Smith will voice Ileena. And, of course, if there is Kevin Smith, there is Jason Mewes (ala Jay and Silent Bob). He will be voicing Stinkor.

What Will The Show Be About?

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The show is being described like this, "Masters of the Universe: Revelation is an upcoming Netflix Original anime series created by Kevin Smith and based upon the characters of Masters of the Universe. The series will be produced by Powerhouse Animation Studio and is the third series produced by the studio after Castlevania and Seis Manos. Smith, will be joined by four writers to help create the story; Marc Bernardin (Castle Rock), Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Diya Mishra (October Faction) and Tim Sheridan (The Death and Return of Superman)."

The Rest Of The Voice Cast

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The rest of the voice cast has some really big names on it, too! Here they are:

Mark Hamill as Skeletor

Chris Wood as Prince Adam / He-Man

Lena Headey as Evil-Lyn

Harley Quinn Smith as Ileena

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Teela

Liam Cunningham as Man-At-Arms

Diedrich Bader as King Randor / Trap Jaw

Stephen Root as Cringer

Griffin Newman as Orko

Henry Rollins as Tri-Klops

Alan Oppenheimer (original Skeletor) as Moss Man

Susan Eisenberg as Sorceress

Tiffany Smith as Andra

Alicia Silverstone as Queen Marlena

Justin Long as Roboto

Jason Mewes as Stinkor

Phil LaMarr as He-Ro

Tony Todd as Scare Glow

Cree Summer as Priestess

Kevin Michael Richardson as Beast Man

Kevin Conroy as Mer-Man

When Is It Coming Out?

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Netflix has not released a date as of yet as to when we will see this epic show, only that we will likely see it sometime this year. Kevin Smith said this about the series, though, "Teddy Biaselli, our exec at Netflix, is an amazing man, and grew up on the franchise,” Smith told Newsarama. “Teddy's big note and only note was, ‘When I was a kid, I did not realize this was campy. This was so serious to me, please just treat it serious. Treat it like Shakespeare."

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