Posts tagged with "The Mummy"

Russell Crowe Confirms He’s Playing Jekyll & Hyde In The Mummy

Russell Crowe Confirms He’s Playing Jekyll & Hyde In The Mummy
Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, Les Miserables) has confirmed that he will be playing Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in The Mummy, the Tom Cruise-starring film that will kick off the Universal Monsters shared universe. No news yet whether he gets paid twice over. “I’m gonna do it,” Crowe told the press at a Beverly Hilton press announcement for The Mummy, promising, “This one is kind of more designed to seriously scare the shit out... 

Synopsis For The Mummy Movie That’ll Launch Universal’s Monsters Shared Universe

Synopsis For The Mummy Movie That’ll Launch Universal’s Monsters Shared Universe
Universal Pictures has released the first synopsis for The Mummy, the Tom Cruise-starring film that will be kicking off the studio’s shared Monsters Universe (with Wolfman, Doctor Jekyll And Mr Hyde and The Invisible Man movies also hotly tipped): We’ve unwrapped the synopsis (see what we did there) and this is what we discovered: “Thought safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen (Sofia Boutella of... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Time After Time, Game Of Thrones, Mr Robot & More

BUZZ News Shorts: Time After Time, Game Of Thrones, Mr Robot & More
••• Genesis Rodriguez (Tusk, Big Hero 6) has been cast the female lead in the ABC time travel pilot Time After Time. The series, based on the same book that inspired the 1979  Malcolm McDowell/David Warner film of the same name, is about a time travelling HG Wells on ther trail of Jack The Ripper. Rodriguez will play Jane Walker, the museum curator who captivates Wells (Freddie Stroma) upon his arrival in modern day New York. Kevin Williamson... 

Universal Wants Tom Cruise To Topline In The Mummy Reboot

Universal Wants Tom Cruise To Topline In The Mummy Reboot
Universal is trying to tempt Tom Cruise to star in its reboot of The Mummy, a movie designed as the first entry in a new franchise that would see a whole bunch of universal monsters – such as Dracula, Frankenstein and the Invisible Man – existing in a shared movie universe. This follows swiftly on from the news that the studio is also trying to tempt Angelina Jolie into the role of the Bride Of Frankenstein for the same franchise. Universal... 

Len Wiseman to direct reboot of The Mummy franchise

Len Wiseman to direct reboot of The Mummy franchise
It’s been four years since the last film in The Mummy trilogy, a trilogy of degrading quality and dubious CGI later down the line. That’s also ignoring the Scorpion King spin-offs that we wish we could forget… So it comes with both relief and surprise – relief being that era of the franchise is now dead for good, surprise that people even want to return to it so soon – that it has recently been reported that The Mummy shall receive a reboot. 1999’s The... 

Book review: Zombies! An Illustrated History of the Undead

Book review: Zombies! An Illustrated History of the Undead
ZOMBIES. Regardless of the medium, there’s no avoiding them nowadays. From film to TV, books to video games, the walking dead are everywhere. However, they weren’t always so prevalent in society – so where did they come from? Where were zombies first mentioned? Now, thanks to Canadian horror aficionado Jovanka Vuckovic, fans of the living dead have an outstanding reference point that covers everything you could imagine. Vuckovic,... 

Green Lantern Gets A Castle

Green Lantern Gets A Castle
New Image From The Green Lantern: Emerald Knights With the forthcoming Warner Bros epic comic book to film adaptation Green Lantern due to hit cinemas this summer (June 17th),  more news and pictures have emerged about another Green Lantern related project, Green Lantern: Emerald Knights. The project continues that continues the DC Universes line of original animated movies will see Nathan Fillon (From Hit US Series Castle) taking the lead role of... 
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