MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: Mattel Films and Netflix Partner on Live-Action Motion Picture With renewed interest in the Masters of the Universe... uh... universe Mattel and Netflix announced today that they are developing a live action film for the streaming service. The two companies have already made two animated series for Netflix: Kevin Smith's Masters of the Universe: Revelations and He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.    This new film will be directed by the Nee Brothers, Aaron and Adam (Band of Robbers and the upcoming action-comedy The Lost City).