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The Masters Of The Universe: Revelation Cast Is Gorgeous In Real Life

After a too-long absence, He-Man and his retinue of sword-and-sorcery bros have returned in "Masters of the Universe: Revelation," decades after the point in history when the lead character's physicality was singled out as an unrealistic idealization of masculinity.

And speaking of being unrealistically good looking, Kevin Smith's continuation of the He-Man mythos features an absolute cornucopia of show business symmetry thanks to its impressive list of credited actors. Thanks to a gangbusters story and the backing of Netflix, the project managed to attract talent from across the entertainment industry. You might not have gone into "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" with a firm grasp on the familiar, beautiful faces behind its characters, but never fear. We've compiled a list of performers involved in the series. Putting a face to the voice of Prince Adam might feel unsettling at first, but we have every faith that you'll weather the storm. You, after all, have the power.

Chris Wood as He-Man

"Masters of the Universe: Revelation" would be neither universal nor masterful without He-Man, the hyper-muscular hero who — this part's a secret — might actually be Prince Adam of Eternia, endowed with strength, speed, nigh-indestructible skin, and a bold, flirty double-bandolier power harness by the power of Grayskull.

More than a few performers have taken up the mantle of He-Man over the decades. John Erwin voiced him in the 1980s. Dolph Lundgren donned the iconic shoulder pad/leather briefs ensemble in the 1987 live-action "Masters of the Universe" movie. Cam Clarke, the original voice of Leonardo and Rocksteady in the '80s "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" cartoon, took over He-Man duties for the 2002 reboot.

And this time around, Prince Adam and his alter ego are played by one Chris Wood. This isn't Wood's first superpowered rodeo. For 46 episodes spanning between 2016 and 2020, he played the Kryptonian Mon-El on the CW's "Supergirl." He's also had regular gigs on "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Carrie Diaries," leaving him a "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" appearance away from hitting the Hollywood Diary Trifecta. Helpfully, "Masters of the Universe: Revelations" isn't Wood's first gig working with Kevin Smith, either — he made a brief appearance in 2019's "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot" as a dedicated Bluntfan.

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Teela

Teela: Daughter of the Sorceress of Grayskull, combat extraordinaire, and captain of the Royal Guard. In the premiere episode of "Masters of the Universe: Revelation," she finds herself with a whole new set of responsibilities on the horizon, well on her way to becoming the new Man-At-Arms before that dang old Skeletor gets up to no good.

If anyone has the chops to voice a new generation's Teela, it's Sarah Michelle Gellar. She did, after all, play Daphne in two separate "Scooby-Doo" movies.

Also, other stuff. If you grew up in the late '90s, you'll no doubt remember Gellar as the star of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," the seven season series that launched a laundry list of careers and saw its lead character staking blood suckers and foul monstrosities in a fated battle against the forces of darkness. One of the most recognizable performers of the turn of the century, she's since picked up a handful of voice acting roles, resuming work as Buffy Summers on "Robot Chicken" and playing the Seventh Sister on the animated series "Star Wars Rebels."

Lena Headey as Evil-Lyn

You can't help but feel for Evil-Lyn. She's a she-woman living in a he-man's world, the one and only female member of the Evil Warriors from back in the day. In the original series, she was played by Linda Gary, the same performer who voiced Teela, the Sorceress, and almost every lady on "Masters of the Universe." In the live action movie, she had Meg Foster providing her with a larger-than-life approach to nefarious sorcery.

And in 2021's "Masters of the Universe: Revelation," Evil-Lyn has an appropriately intense new actress backing her up: Lena Headey, best known for her alarmingly close-knit family dynamic and enthusiasm for just burning every dang thing as Cercei Lannister on HBO's "Game of Thrones." Headey has carved out a particular place for herself playing dagger-eyed intensity engines over the past few years — her take on Sarah Connor on "The Sarah Connor Chronicles" still ranks as a fan favorite, and her nightmarishly focused Ma-Ma in 2012's "Dredd" still haunts the dreams of moviegoers almost a decade later.

Mark Hamill as Skeletor

If you want a cartoon villain voiced to over-the-top perfection, there's just no beating Mark Hamill. Perhaps best known for his work playing Jim the Vampire, nemesis to Lazlo/Jackie Daytona on FX's "What We Do In The Shadows," he apparently also appeared in a couple of movies called "Space Fights" or something.

Hamill more or less cemented his place as the go-to voice actor for cackling villains during his tenure on "Batman: The Animated Series." Following Tim Curry's dismissal, Hamill took over voicing the Joker in 1992 and, despite repeated promises that he was done with the character, has continued to provide voice work for the Clown Prince of Crime as recently as 2019.

It's only fitting, therefor, that Hamill landed the part of Skeletor in "Masters of the Universe: Revelation." Unsurprisingly, this isn't the first time that the former Jedi has teamed up with superfan showrunner Kevin Smith — in 2001, he cameoed in "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back," playing another supervillain, this time with a name that we're not technically allowed to repeat at work.

Diedrich Bader as Trap Jaw

Multitalented, prolific, and never not funny, Diedrich Bader has played an integral part in some of the greatest comedic works of the last 30 years. He was also, and this is important, in "The Country Bears." Bader fills multiple roles in "Masters of the Universe: Revelation," credited as the voices of King Randor, The Father, and one of the pilgrims. His most easily spotted work, however, is as the cybernetic nogoodnik Trap Jaw.

If you recognize him, it's only from everything. He played Peter's neighbor Lawrence in "Office Space," the mastermind behind Rex Kwon-Do in "Napoleon Dynamite," and Bill Ericsson on "Veep." Listing his accomplishments as a voice actor would take the better part of an afternoon, but his work as the Dark Knight on "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" was heartwarmingly campy and perfect, leading to his playing the part again on HBO's "Harley Quinn." He's another former Kevin Smith collaborator, as well, playing the security guard (it's more important than it sounds) in both "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" and "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot."