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David Koepp's Bride Of Frankenstein FIlm Is Still Breathing
Bride of Frankenstein was to be a part of the Universal Monsters Dark Universe, the failed attempt at trying to create an MCU style connected universe with their famous monsters Writer David Koepp has been tasked with bringing the Bride back to screens, and it turns out he was still working on it through the[...]
James Wan Produced Monster Film a go at Universal
After the disaster that was the launch of the Dark Universe, Universal rightly took a step back and is now focusing on individual stories for the classic monsters instead of a connected universe Bringing in James Wan, responsible for The Conjuring Universe, is a no-brainer Say what you will about The Invisible Man, but Blumhouse[...]
Elizabeth Banks to Direct, Star in 'Invisible Woman' at Universal
They of course made a big splash with the announcement of the Dark Universe a few years back, only to watch multiple projects fail to get off the ground when The Mummy bombed at the box office with Tom Cruise starring Elizabeth Banks is an inspired choice to star in this It is outside her[...]
Robert Kirkman, Skybound Bring Dracula's Henchman 'Renfield' to the Big Screen
Joke is on them though, as he works with Dracula as his assistant.While nobody knows much about the script, it should be set modern day, as Universal is still trying to pick up the pieces after the disastrous Dark Universe attempt to create a shared monster universe a couple years ago Robert Kirkman joins Universal[...]
There Could Be Some Life Left in the Dark Universe
The last we heard about the Dark Universe, the Bride of Frankenstein was put on hold and Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan were exiting the franchise That was at the end of last year, and everyone has been assuming that the Dark Universe is done After The Mummy critically bombed and only did okay at[...]
Nick is an anti-hero as most of this Dark Universe will be filled with. Where did the film go wrong? I think John Spaihts script is fine This is the same guy who wrote Doctor Strange, Passengers and Prometheus Alex Kurtzman's directed is okay He made some choices that could've been better, but it was only[...]
Dark Nights: Metal #3 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia
Wonder Woman, Doctor Fate, and Kendra go to the Rock of Eternity. However, Superman, with the aid of Steel and the Flash, uses the Anti-Monitor's Tower to go into the Dark Universe to search for our universe's Batman Is this the hope the heroes have been waiting for, or is it a trap for the Man[...]
The Mummy
This film was supposed to be the launch of Universal's new Dark Universe that stars, as they say in the trailer, "guys in their '50s fighting monsters from the '30s." Though, had Dracula Untold done well, then that would've been the start of the Dark Universe. We haven't heard anything about them scrapping the idea of[...]
Universal has breathed their sigh of relief, and now they can justify going forward with the Dark Universe without raising too many eyebrows It's just a shame that they are going to have a foundation so flimsy it might as well be made of mummy bones. Hopefully the next entry, The Bride of Frankenstein — due out[...]
Mummy Director Alex Kurtzman Not Sure About Future With Dark Universe
In a recent interview with IGN, Mummy (2017) director Alex Kurtzman was asked about his status on the Dark Universe franchise The Dark Universe, for those who don't know, is the Marvel Studios-esque "shared universe" idea that Universal Pictures is trying with the classic "Universal Monsters" like Dracula, the Wolfman, the Invisible Man, and the aforementioned Mummy[...]