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Is Universal's Dark Universe Rising from the Dead?

Is Universal's Dark Universe Rising from the Dead?

Artist Robert Vargas provides evidence that Universal's Dark Universe may not be dead after all.

Ryan Scott

Invisible Man Movie Loses Writer Amidst Dark Universe Shakeup

Invisible Man Movie Loses Writer Amidst Dark Universe Shakeup

Ed Solomon reveals in a new interview that he isn't working on Invisible Man, and that Universal is re-working their Dark Universe franchise.

Brian Gallagher

Transformers & The Mummy Lead 2018 Razzie Nominations

Transformers & The Mummy Lead 2018 Razzie Nominations

Transformers: The Last Knight leads the pack with nine nominations, followed by The Mummy with 8 nominations for the 2018 Razzies.

Ryan Scott

Bride of Frankenstein Revs Back Up to Save Dark Universe?

Bride of Frankenstein Revs Back Up to Save Dark Universe?

A new report claims that Universal is considering going forward with it's Bride of Frankenstein movie despite The Mummy reboot tanking.

Ryan Scott

2017's Worst Movies According to Rotten Tomatoes

2017's Worst Movies According to Rotten Tomatoes

Justice League, Ghost in the Shell and The Mummy are just a few of the worst movies Hollywood had to offer in 2017.

Kevin Burwick

Why Monster Movie Reboots Don't Work According to Guillermo Del Toro

Why Monster Movie Reboots Don't Work According to Guillermo Del Toro

Guillermo del Toro believes there is a fundamental flaw in modern approaches to classic monster reboots that makes them unsuccessful.

Brian Gallagher

Guillermo Del Toro Was Offered Control of Universal's Dark Universe

Guillermo Del Toro Was Offered Control of Universal's Dark Universe

Acclaimed director Guillermo Del Toro claims Universal offered him the keys to their monster movie franchise years before it was called Dark Universe.

Ryan Scott

Universal's Dark Universe in Trouble as Producers Abandon Franchise

Universal's Dark Universe in Trouble as Producers Abandon Franchise

Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan leave Universe's Dark Universe after The Mummy becomes one of the year's biggest bombs.

B. Alan Orange

Bride of Frankenstein Wants Gal Gadot to Replace Angelina Jolie

Bride of Frankenstein Wants Gal Gadot to Replace Angelina Jolie

A new report claims that director Bill Condon is eyeing Gal Gadot to step in as the Bride of Frankenstein, if Angelina Jolie drops out.

Brian Gallagher

Dark Universe in Trouble, Bride of Frankenstein Indefinitely Delayed

Dark Universe in Trouble, Bride of Frankenstein Indefinitely Delayed

Pre-production on Bill Condon's Bride of Frankenstein has been halted in order to do rewrites on the movie, but this could spell trouble for the Dark Universe moving forward.

Ryan Scott

How Universal's Dark Universe Can Be Saved

How Universal's Dark Universe Can Be Saved

Even though The Mummy failed to live up to expectations it doesn't have to be over for Universal's sprawling monster franchise Dark Universe.

Evan Jacobs

The Mummy Is a Huge Flop That Could Cost Universal $95M

The Mummy Is a Huge Flop That Could Cost Universal $95M

Despite strong overseas box office, The Mummy is still going to lose close to $100 million when all is said and done.

Ryan Scott

American Werewolf Director Bashes Dark Universe for Being Disrespectful

American Werewolf Director Bashes Dark Universe for Being Disrespectful

Director John Landis isn't happy about Dark Universe, calling this monsters franchise an old idea.

Kevin Burwick

Dark Universe Cast Photo Was Photoshopped

Dark Universe Cast Photo Was Photoshopped

Universal Pictures was unable to get all of its Dark Universe stars in the same room together so the launch photo had to be faked.

B. Alan Orange

Tom Cruise Blamed for The Mummy Tanking at the Box Office

Tom Cruise Blamed for The Mummy Tanking at the Box Office

A new report claims that the the excessive creative control Tom Cruise had on The Mummy lead to its critical and commercial failure.

Brian Gallagher

Mummy Misfire Won't Change Dark Universe Plans

Mummy Misfire Won't Change Dark Universe Plans

Universal Pictures is going to continue their Dark Universe franchise as planned even as the first movie falters out of the gate.

Ryan Scott

Why Brendan Fraser Didn't Show Up in The Mummy Reboot

Why Brendan Fraser Didn't Show Up in The Mummy Reboot

Director Alex Kurtzman reveals that there is a very good reason why his Mummy reboot didn't feature Brendan Fraser as Rick O'Connell.

Brian Gallagher

The Mummy Bombs in the U.S. But Makes Up for It Overseas

The Mummy Bombs in the U.S. But Makes Up for It Overseas

Universal's first Dark Universe movie The Mummy didn't impress at the domestic box office but made back its budget thanks to foreign ticket sales.

Brian Gallagher

How Brendan Fraser's The Mummy Is Connected to Dark Universe

How Brendan Fraser's The Mummy Is Connected to Dark Universe

A scene in this weekend's The Mummy involving the mysterious corporation Prodigium features a direct connection to Brendan Fraser's 1999 remake.

Brian Gallagher

The Mummy Review #2: Tom Cruise Sinks in This Joyless Disaster

The Mummy Review #2: Tom Cruise Sinks in This Joyless Disaster

Universal's Dark Universe begins with an epic dud as Tom Cruise flounders in The Mummy, one of his worst movies ever.

Julian Roman