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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

Do The Mummy Reviews Spell Doom for Dark Universe?

Do The Mummy Reviews Spell Doom for Dark Universe?

Tom Cruise's The Mummy is not racking up good word of mouth from critics as it heads into its first weekend at the box office.

Ryan Scott

The Mummy Review: First Dark Universe Movie Is a Blast

The Mummy Review: First Dark Universe Movie Is a Blast

The Mummy sets up Universal's new monsters movie universe in grand fashion, though in unpredictable ways.

Brian Gallagher

Can Wonder Woman Stop The Mummy from Terrorizing the Box Office?

Can Wonder Woman Stop The Mummy from Terrorizing the Box Office?

Wonder Woman squares off against The Mummy, It Comes At Night and Meagan Leavey as it enters its second weekend.

Brian Gallagher

Dr. Jekyll Warns of More Monsters in 5 The Mummy Clips

Dr. Jekyll Warns of More Monsters in 5 The Mummy Clips

Universal Pictures has released five thrilling clips from Tom Cruise's upcoming reboot of The Mummy, in theaters this weekend.

Ryan Scott

Dark Universe Will Include Low-Budget Monster Movies from Blumhouse

Dark Universe Will Include Low-Budget Monster Movies from Blumhouse

A new report claims that micro-budget producer Jason Blum has expressed interest in tackling some of the Dark Universe movies for Universal.

Brian Gallagher

Depp and Bardem Confirmed as Invisible Man and Frankenstein's Monster

Depp and Bardem Confirmed as Invisible Man and Frankenstein's Monster

Universal's Dark Universe franchise has officially announced the casting of Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp who will appear in future installments.

Ryan Scott

Bride of Frankenstein Is Coming in 2019, Bill Condon Will Direct

Bride of Frankenstein Is Coming in 2019, Bill Condon Will Direct

Universal announces that Beauty and the Beast director Bill Condon will take on Bride of Frankenstein remake.

Ryan Scott