The latest ‘80s classic to be reimagined for the 21st century, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is coming to streaming audiences worldwide this year, thanks to DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix. The just-released teaser poster promises “A Hero Will Rise” — and we’ve got a confirmed cast list to imagine voicing some of our favorite heroes and villains of Etheria.
Lending their vocal talents for the honor of Grayskull are: Aimee Carrero (Elena of Avalor) as Adora/She-Ra; Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad) as Glimmer; AJ Michalka (The Goldbergs) as Catra, Marcus Scribner (black-ish) as Bow; Reshma Shetty (Royal Pains) as Angella; Lorraine Toussaint (Orange is the New Black) as Shadow Weaver; Keston John (The Good Place) as Hordak; Lauren Ash (Superstore) as Scorpia; Christine Woods (Hello Ladies) as Entrapta; Genesis Rodriguez (Time After Time) as Perfuma; Jordan Fisher (Grease Live!) as Seahawk; Vella Lovell (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Mermista; Merit Leighton (Alexa & Katie) as Frosta; Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) as Castaspella; and Krystal Joy Brown (Motown: The Musical) as Netossa.
Synopsis: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is the story of an orphan named Adora (Carrero), who leaves behind her former life in the evil Horde when she discovers a magic sword that transforms her into the mythical warrior princess She-Ra. Along the way, she finds a new family in the Rebellion as she unites a group of magical princesses in the ultimate fight against evil.
The updated She-Ra comes from Eisner Award-winning writer and executive producer Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes, Nimona) and executive producer Chuck Austen (Dawn of the Croods, Steven Universe).
An icon of female-lead fantasy animation, She-Ra first debuted as a toy an toon property in 1985. A girl-power answer to the hit series He-Man, the original show was produced by Filmation and featured Melendy Britt in the titular role. She-Ra also featured in her own, darker DC Comics series launched in 2012.