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Top 10 Potential Ideas For Horror Prequels!

The prequel. Some of the biggest titles in the history of horror have been given the origin story treatment, be it PSYCHO, THE EXORCIST, ALIEN, etc. Hell, just this week comes the second prequel in the CONJURING universe, ANNABELLE: CREATION, and remember, the origin story of LEATHERFACE is headed down the pike this fall as well. So, it stands to reason to ask, which horror movies or horror...
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08.11.2017
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It's the Booze Talkin', I'm still excited for the Dark Universe to unfold!

Last week when I sat down for THE MUMMY, I hadn’t read the scathing reviews. Walking in I kept an open mind and dare I say I was hoping for a fun couple of hours. And you know what? That is exactly what I got. And while it appears some have left disappointed, I truly enjoyed the ride. There are a number of factors that played into my reaction to the film. It was fun to see Tom...
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06.13.2017
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Face-Off: The Mummy 1999 vs. The Wolfman 2010

Universal is undertaking a massive endeavor with the crafting of their Dark Universe, a new shared cinematic universe that will be built out of reboots of their classic monster properties. The monster mash begins with this weekend's release of THE MUMMY. But, of course, this new take on THE MUMMY isn't the first time Universal has put out a monster reboot. In anticipation of the beginning of...
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06.07.2017
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The Phantom and the Hunchback will also inhabit Universal's Dark Universe

When you hear that Universal is rebooting their classic monster properties for an endeavor they're calling Dark Universe, a series of movies that will be connected in some way and feature iconic monsters and madmen crossing paths, there are certain characters you know have to be involved. Frankenstein's Monster, Dracula, the Wolf Man, the Mummy - you know, the big ones. Then...
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06.06.2017
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Blumhouse may enter the Dark Universe, Jolie and The Rock still rumored

I think I've made it pretty clear in the articles I've written about THE MUMMY that my hype levels for the upcoming film and for Universal's "Dark Universe" of monster movie reboots is through the roof. 2017 has been an awful year for me so far, and THE MUMMY is one of the movies I'm most looking forward to in hopes that it will provide some solid...
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05.31.2017
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Universal hires Expendables writer to pen their Wolf Man remake

Universal's plan for their rebooted classic monsters universe is to bring all their classic monsters together in one massive franchise. So their most recent hire makes sense. They have brought on Dave Callaham to pen their upcoming reboot of  THE WOLF MAN , the first draft of which was written by PRISONERS and FRIDAY THE 13TH scribe Aaron Guzikowski. Callaham has...
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10.13.2016
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Rumor: Universal wants The Rock to be The Wolf Man

As they build their new Univeral Monsters Cinematic Universe, Universal is clearly interested in having the movies run on star power. Tom Cruise is going to be battling the Mummy (which will be played by star-on-the-rise Sofia Boutella), Russell Crowe is Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde, Johnny Depp has been cast as the Invisible Man, and it has been rumored that they're pursuing Scarlett...
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06.23.2016
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Wolf Man to come scratching at our door in 2018

Speaking of Aaron Guzikowski ... The PRISONERS scribe who is currently in talks to pen FRIDAY THE 13TH for Platinum Dunes has more big news on the way. His upcoming film  THE WOLF MAN , has a release date! Another entry in the rebooted Universal Monsters franchise, which already includes DRACULA UNTOLD , THE WOLF MAN is set for release on March 30, 2018 . That seems...
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12.03.2015
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Universal details plans for their Classic Monsters

There's an interesting article over at Variety explaining the game plan for Universal's "Classic Monsters" reboots. As you're well aware, the studio is in the process of bringing all of their famous villains back to the big screen - Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, The Mummy, The Wolf Man, etc. - with Chris Morgan (FAST & FURIOUS) and Alex Kurtzman (TRANSFORMERS, STAR TREK) heading up the...
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11.17.2015
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Alex Kurtzman assures that the new Universal Monsters movies are horror

We still have more than a year to wait until entries in Universal's Marvel-inspired attempt to create a cinematic universe with reboots of their classic monsters (Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, The Creature from the Black Lagoon) start hitting theatres, but development of this universe is in full swing. Entrusted by Universal to oversee the universe building are...
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08.11.2015
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Writer Jay Basu tapped for Universal's classic monsters relaunch

To be honest, I lost a lot of interest in Universal's classic monsters relaunch when we learned that the films would be taken out of the horror genre . Who could blame me? These are the monster films we either grew up loving or inspired the films that we consider our favorites. To hear that Universal wants to take these iconic characters into a more action-oriented direction is...
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12.01.2014
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It's the Booze Talkin': Universal Monsters going action? Wrong move!

Itís safe to assume nearly every fan of horror has, at the very least, a partial historical knowledge and admiration of the Universal Monsters. Even when I was young and filled with images of Michael Myers and Freddy Krueger, I still had a mad respect for FRANKENSTEIN, THE MUMMY, THE WOLF MAN and so many others. To this day, both DRACULA and THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN rank incredibly high...
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11.18.2014
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