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By Red Diogenes On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Alex Kurtzman discusses the failed ‘Mummy’ reboot, no longer part of ‘Dark Universe,’ but hopes it will happen

The idea of restarting the classic creature features in Universal‘s “Dark Universe” was an exciting one. Then The Mummy was released 2017 and sent the entire idea, as well as Alex Kurtzman, down with the More...

By Red Diogenes On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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Universal’s ‘Invisible Man’ with Johnny Depp loses writer Ed Solomon, studio ‘reconfiguring’ Dark Universe

Universal’s Dark Universe was supposed to be a star-studded reboot of their classic monster franchise, obviously attempting to mimic Marvel’s MCU, but it has been a disaster. More bad news arrives with the planned The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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‘Atomic Blonde’ introduces Charlize Theron’s ‘Jane Bond’ with amazing action, but is short on plot

A female James Bond has been a topic of discussion for years, but now fans get an entertaining hybrid with Atomic Blonde. Charlize Theron’s action thriller is a cross between the Jason Bourne films, John Wick More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Universal seeking Channing Tatum for ‘Van Helsing’ film

The reboot of Universal’s Monsters Universe began with The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella. One of the slated projects is a reboot of Van Helsing and a new report states that the studio is eyeing Channing More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Charlize Theron open to a ‘Mad Max Fury Road’ prequel, have to wait on George Miller

In Variety’s cover story, Charlize Theron revealed that she hopes that her new action thriller Atomic Blonde spawns a multi-film franchise and that she’d love to play the one-armed Imperator Furiosa More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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‘The Mummy’ is a thrilling action film which should have stayed a horror film

Universal begins their reboot of their classic monsters franchise with The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella as the titular character. This is the first film under the “Dark Universe” banner More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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‘Wonder Woman’ breaks box office records with $100.5 million opening

It is now official: Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman has scored the top domestic opening of all time for a female director. Warner Bros reported that the DC Comics heroine’s first solo adventure has taken 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 Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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‘The Mummy’: Tom Cruise praises Russell Crowe, as Mr Hyde is revealed

Ahead of promotion for next month’s The Mummy, the first official reboot of the classic universal monsters, Tom Cruise praised co-star Russell Crowe during a pre-recorded interview with the Today show. Cruise More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Doug Liman: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ sequel called ‘Live Die Repeat and Repeat’ with Emily Blunt, Tom Cruise confirmed

While promoting his latest film, The Wall, director Doug Liman confirmed a sequel for the somewhat gimmicky sci-fi film Edge of Tomorrow with both Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt returning. “I’m actively working 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 Stephen Nevets On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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New trailer for ‘The Mummy’ confirms Tom Cruise is dead and what happens next

Tom Cruise’s role in The Mummy became more clear, yet more complicated with a new trailer promoting Universal’s reboot of the famous creature. The studio also released a new poster and a pic of Cruise. Yahoo 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 Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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‘The Mummy’: Russell Crowe doesn’t speak kindly of working with Tom Cruise

While Universal was able to get their monster franchise reboot and headed back to theaters, the stars of The Mummy don’t sound like they’ll be locking arms outside of work anytime soon. A Daily Mail 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 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 Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Screenwriter Jon Spaihts talks ‘The Mummy’ development, ‘Van Helsing’ set in present day

While promoting his work on Doctor Strange and the upcoming film Passengers, screenwriter Jon Spaihts is still very busy and spoke about the work on Universal’s The Mummy. “Yeah, there have been a lot of More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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Inspiration for new Van Helsing character is ‘Mad Max’

While some fans aren’t even familiar with Van Helsing other than the pathetic 2004 Hugh Jackman film, Universal is primed to bring a new project to the big screen and one of the writers hinted at the character, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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‘Star Trek Beyond’ delivers dizzying effects, retro jokes and emotions on this journey

Director J.J. Abrams exited the Star Trek franchise to dabble in the Star Wars universe and Justin Lin has proved to be the perfect candidate to interject a ton of action, dizzying effects and Simon Pegg inspired More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Karl Urban talks ‘Star Trek Beyond’ script, Kirk, Spock and Bones in new film

From a set visit by Collider, Karl Urban speaks out about the new Star Trek Beyond film, due next month. Urban returns as Bones and begins by enthusiastically praising the script and work by co-star Simon Pegg. “I  More...


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