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The Kill Counter - The Mummy (1999) (video)

Ever wondered how many people lose their lives in any particular movie, be it action, horror, sci-fi, or even comedy? Well, we've got you covered with The Kill Counter, our new series takes out all the guesswork and counts down every death on (and sometimes off) screen. Break out your calculator and try to keep up! For the latest episode we unravel Stephen Sommers ' 1999 Universal...
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Ink & Pixel: Jumanji

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I'm always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. In an effort to widen the reach of our continuously growing fan-base, Ink & Pixel has broadened its horizons with the inclusion of films from the Horror, Sci-Fi, Action-Adventure, and Fantasy genres. Additionally, if you...
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Kingsman's Sofia Boutella in talks to become The Mummy

Looks like we're going to get that female lead villain for THE MUMMY after all. Sofia Boutella , who made her mark as the villainous henchman in KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE, is in talks to take the title role in Alex Kurtzman 's reboot of THE MUMMY, confirming rumors of a different gender for the baddie in the new film that had swept across the internet the past few...
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Updated: Tom Cruise joins Universal's Classic Monsters-Verse for The Mummy

UPDATE: Both Tom Cruise's camp and Universal have vehemently denied that there is no deal in the works for the actor to star in THE MUMMY, so put this one in your "Wait and see" column for the time being. And you were skeptical about what Universal is planning to do in order to get their Classic Monsters shared universe off the ground...? Well, the studio just locked up one...
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Rumored plot details for Alex Kurtzman's reboot of The Mummy leak online

It has been a little while since we have heard anything about Alex Kurtzman 's upcoming reboot of THE MUMMY for Universal. Part of a planned cinematic universe of monsters that began with DRACULA UNTOLD, THE MUMMY will be a distinct retelling of the classic Boris Karloff creature that shares no plot similarities to that film or the Brendan Fraser -starring trilogy. Superhero Movie...
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Go behind the scenes on Guillermo del Toro's FX series The Strain

Guillermo Del Toro 's and Chuck Hogan's book series-turned-show, The Strain , is almost upon us. An extended trailer debuted earlier this month , but FX has released a behind-the-scenes video that mixes footage from the pilot with cast and crew interviews, giving us our biggest look yet. Check out the creepy: Despite my love for all things del Toro, I...
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Creepy extended trailer for Guillermo Del Toro's FX series The Strain

Last week a short trailer for Guillermo Del Toro 's The Strain was released, and now an extended trailer has also landed online for FX's upcoming vampire series. It's pretty much the same as the previous trailer, but longer, and features some new footage. Based on Del Toro and Chuck Hogan's book series, The Strain looks like it's going to be a very creepy...
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Check out this new trailer for Guillermo del Toro's The Strain

It's going to be a little more time until we get to experience Guillermo del Toro's latest film, CRIMSON PEAK, in theaters ( check out some of that period-piece action here ) but thankfully we won't have to wait much longer to check out his directorial skills on the smaller screen. The Strain was initially planned to be a film, before becoming a book series. Now, with...
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Insidious: Chapter 3 finds a director and The Mummy reboot loses one

One project gains a director while another loses one; so goes the crazy world that is Hollywood. Movies are always in a constant state of flux as filmmakers leave and join projects about as often as athletes switch teams. Sometimes, the change is for the better result in the franchise and on some occasions it can foresee doom. Take these announcements for what you will. On the...
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From Mama to The Mummy: Andres Muschietti may direct Universal's franchise reboot

When THE MUMMY reboot was announced, we were skeptical. When Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman were announced as producers, we got nervous. When Len Wiseman was named director, we flipped the f*ck out. We needed a change from the Stephen Sommers CGI-fest, not another mid-level director trying to make a mediocre monster movie. Well, at least Wiseman dropped out , but who could come...
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Director Len Wiseman's remake of The Mummy to be a modern-day "epic horror film"

Recently, it was announced that director Len Wiseman would be taking on Universal's franchise for THE MUMMY, but other than that we knew very little.  Initially called a reboot, it now seems to be more of a re-imagining.  Speaking to MovieWeb, Wiseman had this to say about the new take on the long-running franchise and if there was any hesitation from the studio in hiring him...
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