She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is the story of an orphan named Adora, 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.
From Eisner Award-winning author and executive producer Noelle Stevenson ... comes a modern take on the '80s girl power icon for a new generation of young fans. The trailblazing property originally debuted in 1985 to satisfy overwhelming demand for a female lead fantasy series. With Stevenson's unique voice at the helm, fans are in store for an epic and timely tale that celebrates female friendship and empowerment, lead by a warrior princess tailor made for today. The series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.
The focus on Adora/She-Ra and Catra being each other's main adversaries is taken from the original Princess of Power toy-line, in which Catra was the main villain. The Evil Horde were created for the Masters of the Universe toy-line, but added to the She-Ra story line in the Filmation series.