Director Bill Condon considering the Wonder Woman actress for delayed horror remake, if first choice Angelina Jolie pulls out.
Studio said to be eyeing the '21 Jump Street' star for the role of iconic monster hunter, previously played by Hugh Jackman.
UPDATE, WRITETHRU : There were multiple moving parts at this weekend's international box office, including the debut of two animated threequels ( Cars 3 & Despicable Me 3 ) and the return of The Mummy — leading in its sophomore offshore frame and nearing $300M global. Wonder Woman , meanwhile, is close to lassoing $300M overseas and has soared to $573.5M in worldwide grosses. Looking at the new pics first, Disney/Pixar's Cars 3 opened to $21.1M in 23 markets as part of a…
The Alex Kurtzman-directed reboot of Universal’s “The Mummy” starring Tom Cruise brings the cursed Egyptian monster into the modern era. In doing that, it seems to erase Universal’s last reboot of the franchise, 1999’s “The Mummy” that starred Rachel Weisz and Brendan Fraser. The Easter Egg pops up when Cruise’s character, Nick Morton, and Egyptologist Jenny Halsey (Annabelle Wallis) meet up with Dr. Jekyll (Russell Crowe).
An inauspicious start lies ahead for Universal's new franchise – with dreadful box office predictions and equally dreadful reviews coming in for 'The Mummy'.
Alex Kurtzman, the director of 'The Mummy' and creative lead on Universal's Dark Universe, spills the bean on Hollywood's newest shared universe.
We’ve all seen the trailers for the remake of "The Mummy", the first instalment of Universal Pictures’ new Dark Universe franchise.
‘The Mummy’ is here and its creepier than ever. Tom Cruise looks well and truly screwed as he awakens an ancient evil in the latest trailer for ‘The Mummy’. Heading up a special forces crew that gets a bit too close for comfort with an old Egyptian tomb, it looks as though Cruise faces an evil presence as old as the pyramids themselves.
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.