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By Sierra Jones On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Alex Kurtzman ‘unsure’ about Universal’s Dark Universe

Despite poor reviews and a subpar box office performance in America for The Mummy, the film’s international success was thought to keep Universal Pictures’ The Dark Universe of films alive. Now Alex More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Alex Kurtzman Explains How ‘Bride of Frankenstein’ Will Redefine the Character

While the reviews for The Mummy haven’t been kind, Universal is committed to the Dark Universe plans and director Alex Kurtzman spoke of the next project, centering on one of the key characters in the franchise: More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Universal explains ‘Dark Universe’ confirming Bill Condon to direct ‘Bride of Frankenstein’ for 2019

UPDATE: This has angered some folks over at Warner Bros since this is the working title for the Justice League Dark movie. Universal Studios unveiled more on their new cinematic universe connecting all of their More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Sofia Boutella’s monster stars in ‘The Mummy’ featurette

Universal Pictures has released a new featurette promoting the upcoming reboot of The Mummy directed by Alex Kurtzman. Over the last few weeks, fans have learned details regarding the past of Princess Ahmanet (Sofia More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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‘Aquaman’ writer to pen Universal’s ‘Creature From The Black Lagoon’ reboot

Universal Pictures has set Will Beall to write The Creature From The Black Lagoon, from an idea Beall had to revive the classic 1954 film as part of the studio’s classic monsters franchise. Beall just scripted More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Universal monster films update: ‘Van Helsing’ ‘Creature From the Black Lagoon’ ‘Bride of Frankenstein’

The reboot of Universal’s Monsters Universe will arrive this summer, beginning with The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella, and fans get an update on other projects from producer Chris Morgan. “Beyond More...

By Sierra Jones On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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‘Star Trek Discovery’ TV show delayed again as James Frain added as Spock’s father

Star Trek: Discovery won’t be arriving anytime soon, but they did find out that Spock’s dad will indeed be part of the new show as True Blood alum James Frain has landed the role of Sarek. Per EW, Frain’s More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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‘The Mummy’ plane crash details emerge, Tom Cruise blamed for ‘vomit comet’ filming

From the trailer for The Mummy, a crazy plane crash sets off a cascade of events surrounding star Tom Cruise and director Alex Kurtzman says Cruise is the one who wanted the scene shot in the in the “vomit More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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‘Star Trek Discovery’ adds ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ star Michelle Yeoh

Fans are ecstatic for Star Trek‘s highly-anticipated return to TV with Star Trek Discovery and now the cast is getting added after the exit of showrunner Bryan Fuller. International action star Michelle Yeoh is More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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First trailer, poster for ‘The Mummy’ with Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella

Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy.  Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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‘The Wolf Man’ reboot gets ‘Expendables’ writer David Callaham

Universal continues to work diligently to adapt their classic Monster franchise for audiences and the the upcoming Wolf Man movie scheduled for 2018, now has a screenwriter. According to The Hollywood Reporter, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Russell Crowe talks ‘The Mummy with Alex Kurtzman, will scare the crap out of you

While promoting his new film The Nice Guys with Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe spoke about the news of him joining Tom Cruise for the new Mummy reboot. “I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna play Dr. Henry Jekyll, Fellow More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Universal releases ‘The Mummy’ synopsis, Russell Crowe set as Dr Jekyll, Mr Hyde

Universal Pictures has officially unveiled the synopsis for their upcoming Tom Cruise led film, The Mummy. This will be the first installment in their planned Monster Movies Cinematic Universe, Sofia Boutella More...

By Sierra Jones On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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New ‘Star trek’ TV series will be set before ‘Next Generation’

photo/ MegaCon 2013 Brandon Jones CBS is developing a new Star Trek TV series to be helmed by Hannibal’s Bryan Fuller for release some time next year, just timed to follow the 50th anniversary of the original More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 18th, 2016
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Marwan Kenzari joins Tom Cruise for ‘The Mummy’ reboot

Marwan Kenzari has joined the cast of Universal’s The Mummy reboot starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella, who will play the titular character. Universal has hired Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan to develop More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Bryan Fuller set for new ‘Star Trek’ TV series, it’s a ‘dream come true’

Bryan Fuller, who started his writing career with the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager TV series, is now returning to the television franchise as co-creator and executive producer of the new More...

By Zach Jones On Friday, February 12th, 2016
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Johnny Depp to headline Universal’s ‘The Invisible Man’, coming after ‘The Mummy’

20th Century Fox Johnny Depp has been set to star in The Invisible Man for Universal Pictures, part of the studio’s new production plans to tap into their famous Classic Monsters franchise. Universal has handed More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Tom Cruise set for ‘The Mummy’ reboot, 2017 release

Rumors swirled that Tom Cruise was in negotiations to headline Universal’s latest attempt to revive their classic monsters and now it is confirmed Cruise will indeed star in director Alex Kurtzman‘s (People More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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‘The Divergent Series: Ascendant’ delayed until summer 2017, ‘Power Rangers’ to face off with ‘The Mummy’

Lionsgate is shuffling their schedule with a Power Rangers‘ film being delayed two months to March, which in turn bumps The Divergent Series: Ascendant to a summer.  Variety dropped the news that Power Rangers More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Rumors: Tom Cruise linked to ‘The Mummy’ reboot

Universal is hoping to copy the Marvel Studios formula by launching their own cinematic universe of classic movie monster reboots and have been chasing a major star for The Mummy reboot: Tom Cruise. The news More...


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