Fri, Apr 22 2016
Theatrical Release Directed By: Alex Kurtzman
The story follows Navy Seal Tyler Colt and his mission in the Iraqi desert to find a group of terrorists hiding out in a bunker. To him and his teams surprise the terrorists within the bunker turn out be nothing more then some grave robbers who have all magically died. Upon entering the bunker Tyler and his team also succumb to some mystical forces out of their control.
They soon realize the bunker they have infiltrated is actually a centuries old tomb. Mayhem erupts as all the Navy seal members start turning on one another and are captivated by the forces within the tomb. Tyler is the only one to make it all the way deep within the tomb alive to find an Black Iron Sarcophagus. It’s marked with Egyptian symbols like the Ankh and Eye of Horus.
Here Tyler is entranced by the forces to open up and release what is inside. But after placing his hand onto the sarcophagus he is immediately stabbed in the palm with a star shaped symbol. From then on his mind is cursed with visions of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria…..The Mummy.
The Latest The Mummy (2014) News
First Plot Details for the Mummy Reboot?
Universal has some big plans for it’s classic monster franchise and the first film leading the charge is the upcoming “Mummy” reboot. Although, apparently, the recent “Dracula Untold” film might’ve been the spearhead for the expansive narrative that Universal is hoping to create with their monsters. I bring that movie up because some plot details [...]
Alex Kurtzman to Direct Mummy Reboot
Earlier this month we learned that Universal was working on an initiative to relaunch their classic monster franchises. This meant rebooting all of the films under a single narrative umbrella, sort of like what Marvel and Disney had done with their superheroes. And while Universal has “Dracula: Untold” coming out this year, the first film [...]
Universal is Planning to Relaunch their Classic Monster Franchise
For years I’ve heard it said that Universal has been trying to figure out how to relaunch their lineup of classic monsters. With the horror genre picking up steam again, it seems as if Universal has been sitting on a veritable gold mine with franchises like “Frankenstein”, “Dracula”, “The Creature from the Black Lagoon”, “The [...]
Mummy Reboot Loses Another Director
Looks like the Mummy reboot is devolving into a game of musical chairs. The long-in-production reboot of Universal’s classic monster movie franchise has been hit with another setback. The Wrap has learned that current director, Andy Muschetti, has dropped out of the project due to “creative differences.” According to The Wrap, Universal is pursuing a [...]
Universal Sets Release Date for Mummy Reboot
Guess they couldn’t keep it under wraps for long, huh? Sorry, I’m sick. With an attempt at relaunching the Wolfman and the upcoming Dracula origin story, it’s clear that Universal Pictures is trying to breathe new life into their classic monster genre. However, this isn’t the first time Universal has rebooted a monster’s dying career. [...]
Mama Director Considering Mummy Reboot
While “Mama” might have generated some mixed feelings with audiences, it still performed admirably well at the box office and received some glowing reviews from critics. It would make sense that Universal Pictures would want to work with the films director, Andres Muschietti, once again. However, the new project might be a bit surprising. Leaving [...]
The Mummy Reboot Loses Director
Len Wiseman has just left the reboot of The Mummy over scheduling issues. Although this is a setback for the film it is still moving full steam ahead. Producers Sean Daniels, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will begin searching for a new director immediately. Wiseman previously indicated that Kurtzman and Orci were envisioning a darker, scarier [...]