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Aldis Hodge To Star In The Invisible Man

Aldis Hodge is set to star in 'The Invisible Man' reboot.The 32-year-old actor - who is best known for his roles in TNT series 'Leverage' and for playing rapper MC Ren in the 2015 NWA...

Ed Solomon Steps Away From Dark Universe

Ed Solomon has stepped down from writing 'The Invisible Man'.The 57-year-old screenwriter was attached to pen the reboot of Universal's 1950s movie, but recently Alex Kurtzman - who started 'The Dark Universe' - admitted he...

Guillermo Del Toro Regrets Not Helming The Dark Universe

Guillermo del Toro regrets not taking on The Dark Universe.The 53-year-old filmmaker is known for his horror fantasy movies - including 'Pan's Labyrinth' and most recently 'Shape of Water', which is inspired by Universal's 1954...

Alex Kurtzman And Chris Morgan Depart Universal's Dark Universe

Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan have stepped away from Universal Pictures' 'The Dark Universe'.Kurtzman helmed and co-wrote the Tom Cruise led reboot of 'The Mummy', which was set to be the start of a shared...

Alex Kurtzman Unsure Of The Dark Universe's Future

Alex Kurtzman is unsure what the future is for Universal Pictures' 'The Dark Universe'.The filmmaker helmed the Tom Cruise reboot of 'The Mummy', which was set to be the star of the universe based around...

Tom Cruise's 'Different' Mummy Character

Tom Cruise's role in 'The Mummy' was intended to be ''different''.The 54-year-old actor is known for playing the hero that ''saves the day'' in movies such as the 'Mission: Impossible' franchise and 'Jack Reacher', and...

Alex Kurtzman Spills On 'Relatable' Bride Of Frankenstein Script

The latest adaptation of 'The Mummy' comes to theatres this weekend with Alex Kurtzman at the helm. It's just the first in a series of Universal horror reboots, which is set to be followed by...

Michael Fassbender Wanted For Dark Universe

Bosses at Universal want Michael Fassbender to join the 'Dark Universe' franchise.The new cinematic universe - which launches with the upcoming reboot of 'The Mummy' - is set to bring together the movie giants' most...

Tom Cruise Risked Life For A Selfie

Tom Cruise almost killed himself taking selfies on the set of 'The Mummy'.The 53-year-old actor terrified his co-stars and the crew when he hung out of a helicopter - which was 2,000ft above the Namibian...

Alex Kurtzman Says Bride Of Frankenstein Script Is Brilliant

Alex Kurtzman says the script for 'Bride of Frankenstein' is ''brilliant''.The writer and director of 'The Mummy' reboot is working alongside scriptwriter David Koepp on the next instalment of the Dark Universe - which is...

Javier Bardem Joins Universals' Dark Universe

Javier Bardem will play Frankenstein in Universal Pictures' Dark Universe film 'Bride of Frankenstein'.The Monsterverse sees the studio revisit the creature features which made Universal's name, beginning in the 1920s with Lon Chaney's 'The Hunchback...

Creature From The Black Lagoon Gets Aquaman Writer Will Beall

'Aquaman' scriptwriter Will Beall is set to revive the classic monster movie 'The Creature From The Black Lagoon'.Beall - whose previous work also includes 'Gangster Squad' and the TV series 'Castle' and 'Training Day' -...

Johnny Depp To Star In The Invisible Man Remake

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor will lead the film from Universal Studios, with Transformers scribe Alex Kurtzman and Fast & Furious writer Chris Morgan signed on to produce the project. Men...

New Star Trek Tv Series Set To Premiere In 2017

Bosses at U.S. network CBS have recruited Alex Kurtzman to executive produce the show after co-writing and producing recent movie adaptations Star Trek and its sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness. A statement...

Roberto Orci Drops Out Of Power Rangers Reboot

Roberto Orci has dropped out of the 'Power Rangers.'The screenwriter-and-producer has been forced to quit as executive producer in the Lionsgate and Haim Saban's upcoming big screen reboot as his 'Star Trek 3' directing obligation...

Andrew Garfield Addresses Spider-man Critics

Andrew Garfield has responded to 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' critics.The 31-year-old actor has hit back at the critics who were disappointed by the superhero sequel, as he revealed that many ''deep scenes'' were cut by...

Universal Pictures Secures Rights To Vampire Chronicles

Universal Pictures has secured movie rights to Anne Rice's novels in the 'Vampire Chronicles'. The popular book series tracks the journey of an 18th century French-aristocrat-turned-bloodsucker, and the movie studio will be hoping to transform...

Alex Kurtzman To Direct The Mummy Reboot

Transformers screenwriter Alex Kurtzman is in final negotiations to direct the reboot of hit franchise The Mummy.Kurtzman, along with his partners Chris Morgan and Sean Daniel, is already producing the action adventure, and now executives...

Alex Kurtzman Set To Direct The Mummy

Alex Kurtzman could be set to direct a reboot of 'The Mummy'.The 40-year-old director - whose writing credits include 'The Legend of Zorro' and 'Cowboys and Aliens' - has already been confirmed as the...

Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci Split Up

Blockbuster screenwriting duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have split up.The writing team behind smash hit films such as the rebooted 'Star Trek' franchise and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' have called it quits to concentrate...

Drew Goddard In Talks To Direct Sinister Six

Drew Goddard is in talks to direct 'The Amazing Spider-Man' spin-off 'Sinister Six'.The 39-year-old filmmaker wrote the script for the forthcoming film and is now negotiating a deal with the studio to helm the project,...

Marc Webb Confirmed For Amazing Spider-man 3

Marc Webb has been confirmed to direct 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3'.The filmmaker will return to helm Andrew Garfield in the third instalment of the superhero franchise, ''securing his spot in helming all three films in...

Venom To 'Shake Up' Superhero Films

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' writer Roberto Orci wants to ''shake up'' the superhero genre with the upcoming 'Venom' spin-off.The acclaimed screenwriter has been tasked with writing a spin-off to the popular web-slinging franchise, along with...

Sony Announces Spider-man Spin-off Films

Sony Pictures has announced two 'Amazing Spider-Man' spin-off films, 'Venom' and 'The Sinister Six'.The movie studio is planning to expand its comic book franchise in a manner similar to Marvel's 'The Avengers' by announcing two...

Star Trek 3 Hires Three Writers

'Star Trek 3' has hired three screenwriters.Roberto Orci - who co-wrote the first two J.J. Abrams-directed films with writing partner Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof - will return to pen the script for the upcoming...

Amazing Spider-man 2 Writers Return For Third Movie

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' writers will pen the third film in the series.Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinker have all signed on to write the next movie in the web-slinging superhero franchise, which is...

Amazing Spider-man 2 To Solve Parker Mystery

'The Amazing Spider-Man' sequel will solve the mystery of Peter Parker's disappearing parents.The sequel to Mark Webb's 2010 blockbuster is due to satisfy viewers' curiosity by finally disclosing the whereabouts of the immediate family of...

Mama Director To Helm The Mummy Reboot?

'Mama' director Andy Muschietti is in talks to direct 'The Mummy' reboot.The filmmaker - who had a surprise hit with his horror film starring Jessica Chastain earlier this year - is being eyed to direct...

Len Wiseman Departs The Mummy Reboot

Len Wiseman has quit as director of 'The Mummy' reboot. The 40-year-old helmer has left the motion picture due to scheduling issues, but Universal are still ploughing ahead with the movie and producers Sean Daniels,...

Star Trek Was 'Terrifying' To Write

Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci found writing 'Star Trek Into Darkness' ''terrifying and painful''.The writers admit they worried about penning a sequel to 2009's hit 'Star Trek' reboot - which starred Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto...

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