Director Bill Condon considering the Wonder Woman actress for delayed horror remake, if first choice Angelina Jolie pulls out.
An inauspicious start lies ahead for Universal's new franchise – with dreadful box office predictions and equally dreadful reviews coming in for 'The Mummy'.
Sofia Boutella’s Princess Ahmanet has got her eye on us. Yes, that’s pretty creepy – and it seems to hint that Universal’s upcoming reboot of ‘The Mummy’ will be somewhat darker than the more recent entries in the franchise. Ahmanet’s double-pupil eyes were already highlighted in an attention-grabbing shot in the first trailer for the Tom Cruise-led monster movie, and now this image has been made the focus of a new official poster.
Seems Universal are not aiming low with their planned reboot of their monster movie universe. First we hear they want Scarlett Johansson to star in their ‘Creature From the Black Lagoon’ remake, next we hear they’re pursuing Angelina Jolie Pitt for ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’ - and now this. To take the lead in their 2017 reboot of ‘The Mummy,’ the film intended to kickstart their new monster franchise, they’re entering talks with none other than Tom Cruise, according to Variety. - Alex Kurtzman Discusses Universal Monster Reboot - Jolie Pitt For The Bride of Frankenstein? - Writers Hired For Van Helsing A fresh take on the franchise which began in the 1930s, and not related to the more recent Brendan Fraser movies, this reboot of ‘The Mummy’ is to be directed by Alex Kurtzman.