Kevin Smith is constantly doing damage control.
Kevin Smith does a little damage control for Part 2 of his Netflix He-Man series, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, as instead of spinning complete BS, he comes out and offers Part 2 will be an Evil-Lyn story, which follows Part 1 being all about Teela, and teases the sequel including that He-Man is alive.
Netflix posted a video to its social media and YouTube accounts with, “Masters of the Universe: Revelation ENDING EXPLAINED with Kevin Smith,” where Smith teased what is to come in Part 2 (worth a mention is that the video has 5.6 dislikes to only 1.3k likes), and this time around, Smith admits Evil-Lyn will be a focus of Part 2.
Now if Smith would have been upfront with fans about Part 1 and Teela, and changed a few things here or there, and didn’t f-bomb the fans, I’m guessing fans wouldn’t be as upset as they are (why tick off the paying customers?).
However, Kevin Smith does make mention of how both Teela and Evil-Lyn are in the shadow of male characters, so just like Part 1 where there are no strong male characters, it’s probably safe to assume Part 2 will be more of the same.
“We mirror Teela’s journey with Evil Lyn’s journey as well,” said Smith about Part 1. “You’re talking about two women who have been in the shadows of very powerful male characters since the inception of the franchise. And Teela, you know, fought side-by-side with He-Man, definitely more of his equal. Evil-Lyn, though, was always Skeletor’s subservient. What happens in a world where the person that helps identify that character, in the case of Teela, He-Man, in the case of Evil-Lyn, Skeletor, what happens if those two figures are removed from their lives, who do they get to be?”