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Kingsman's Sofia Boutella might become our female mummy

Unwrapping the part of the titular monster in Universal's upcoming reboot of  THE MUMMY has been a long and arduous process. After rumors of Tom Cruise being in the running were scrapped, the part was once again plunged into darkness. However, word from the trenches reveals that initial theories about a gender-reversed mummy may come to fruition. Currently in talks to...
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12.08.2015
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Jon Spaihts and Eric Heisserer are writing the Van Helsing reboot

Development on the Universal Monsters Cinematic Universe, which is being overseen by "narrative architects" Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, is coming along a bit more slowly than I would have expected, which may be a good thing. The fact that they did some post-production tweaks on a movie that hadn't been intended to be part of the universe ( DRACULA UNTOLD ) to turn it...
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11.12.2015
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Universal's The Mummy reboot details unwrapped

With Universal launching a series of films that will weave together a new universe based on their classic movie monsters (the recent Luke Evans-starring DRACULA UNTOLD being the first of these films), we know that THE MUMMY is next to be unwrapped, with Alex Kurtzman at the helm . Now, new possible plot details on THE MUMMY have emerged from Superhero Movie News, who claim to have...
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10.24.2014
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Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy unwraps a later release date

We just brought you the news that Alex Kurtzman has been tapped to helm Universal's reboot of THE MUMMY, the first of a series of films that will weave together a universe based on Universal's classic movie monsters. When we first dropped the news on you about Kurtzman's involvement we were hearing that THE MUMMY had an April 2016 release date, but now word has come down...
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08.01.2014
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Universal's The Mummy rises for a 2016 release

Universal has just announced a release date for their upcoming reboot of THE MUMMY as they have slated it to hit theaters on April 22, 2016. Dayum, that's a long time to wait for another reincarnation of the classic Universal monster—will it be worth it? When news first hit that Universal was rebooting THE MUMMY yet again, I was actually kind of excited because...
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11.27.2013
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The Mummy reboot to unwrap a new director

According to The Wrap, Universal's upcoming THE MUMMY reboot will bring a new vision to the classic monster, just without director Len Wiseman (who was originally attached). Those of you looking forward to the new take on the film, have no worries because the project is "still moving full-speed ahead" , says the site. Apparently what ultimately caused Wiseman to leave...
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07.31.2013
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Prometheus writer Jon Spaihts enters The Black Hole

PROMETHEUS and THE DARKEST HOUR screenwriter Jon Spaihts is entering Disney's BLACK HOLE . Who knew this project even still existed? The remake of the classic (probably too strong of a word) Disney flick has been in development since at least 2010 . TRON LEGACY and OBLIVION helmer Joseph Kosinski is captaining this ship, and the project may have gotten a boost with...
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04.05.2013
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The Mummy reboot now has two competing screenplays

Here's a perfect example of a studio wearing its desperation on its sleeve. We've known for a little while now that Universal and Len Wiseman are in the process of rebooting THE MUMMY . Set in contemporary times, the project has had PROMETHEUS scribe Jon Spaihts on board since the beginning . But now it seems the studio is getting anxious to see the film move forward, so...
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02.14.2013
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