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‘The Mummy’ Reboot’s Official Synopsis Teases Gods and Monsters and Tom Cruise

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by Britt Hayes May 5, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
Paramount
Just yesterday we learned that Russell Crowe is in talks to play Dr. Jekyll opposite Tom Cruise in The Mummy, and while Universal has yet to confirm that casting, they have released the first official synopsis for the reboot. The plot description makes some hefty promises for Alex Kurtzman’s directorial debut, which is meant to kickstart a new shared universe of action-packed horror movies based on the studio’s classic monsters.

‘Interview With the Vampire’ Director Josh Boone Might Be Threatening to Cast Jared Leto in the Reboot

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by Britt Hayes May 5, 2016 @ 6:38 PM
Warner Bros. / Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images
Over the last few days, Josh Boone shared some photos seemingly unveiling his lineup for X-Men spinoff New Mutants, but that’s not the only thing he revealed. The director of The Fault in Our Stars also posted a photo of the title page for his screenplay for the reboot of Interview With the Vampire. Boone followed that with another photo update, which may or may not be part of some weird joke. It’s kind of hard to tell with social media sometimes, you know?

‘Walking Dead’ Creator Talks AMC Series Catching Up to Comics

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 5, 2016 @ 10:25 AM
AMC
The Walking Dead has borrowed somewhat more liberally from its source material than adaptations like Game of Thrones, though there always remains a possibility of the AMC drama catching up to, even overtaking Robert Kirkman’s work. The live-action Walking Dead has covered roughly 2/3 of the comics over six seasons, so is Kirkman worried about catching up?

‘Walking Dead’ Boss Defends ‘Star Trek’-Style Cliffhanger: ‘We Wanted to Stay on Your Mind’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 4, 2016 @ 10:02 AM
AMC
The Walking Dead Season 7 has already begun production, kicking off a new round of fan investigation to fill the void of Game of Thrones‘’ latest twist, and giving producers one hell of a challenge to keep Negan’s victim under wraps. That said, creator Robert Kirkman isn’t done defending the controversial cliffhanger, likening it to the best episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and wanting fans to hope, not grieve.

Universal Sets Mystery Monster Movie Reboot For 2019 Release

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by Britt Hayes May 3, 2016 @ 5:49 PM
Universal
Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard a lot about Universal’s plans for a new shared universe of movies based on their classic monsters, and yet only one of those films — The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise — is currently in production. The studio has plans for a few more horror reboots from the creative team of Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, and it looks like one of those movies has a release date — but which one?

‘Preacher’ Got a Call From Tom Cruise Over its Pilot Gag

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 3, 2016 @ 9:53 AM
AMC
For all its initial trailers and pilot reviews, AMC’s Preacher has done a serviceable job of keeping its pilot under wraps, save for one widely-reported gag that emerged out of SXSW screenings. The bit even appears to have caught the attention of Tom Cruise, as Seth Rogen reveals that the actor’s camp reached out over an explosive joke.

Everyone’s a Killer (Or a Goner) in First ‘Scream’ Season 2 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 2, 2016 @ 7:27 PM
MTV
The Scream franchise grew increasingly meta with each subsequent sequel, but will the same prove true of MTV’s teen adaptation? The first Season 2 trailer isn’t discounting the horror movie rules just yet, as there’s a new killer on the loose, and everyone’s as much a suspect as they are meat for the grinder.

Mads Mikkelsen Says ‘Hannibal’ Was Close to ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Rights

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 30, 2016 @ 10:12 PM
NBC
The prospect of a Hannibal future seems farther and farther each day, with Bryan Fuller split between American Gods and Star Trek, and its stars all off in their own galaxy, though fans well know the most fertile ground left to cover would be that of Silence of the Lambs. Rights issues made it impossible before, but Mads Mikkelsen claims NBC was close at the time of Hannibal’s cancellation.

AMC’s ‘Preacher’ Has Come to Save You With New Trailer and Photos

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 29, 2016 @ 2:22 PM
AMC
Preacher time is nearly upon us, and the sinners at AMC aren’t about to let us forget it. Not only does the Seth Rogen-Evan Golberg-adapted series have another brand-new trailer for the May premiere, but also some trouble with the law in a new round of photos.

‘The Omen’ Prequel Film Will Introduce You to ‘The First Omen’

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by Britt Hayes April 28, 2016 @ 6:29 PM
20th Century Fox
The First Omen isn’t the greatest title — it’s as if it was concocted by an obnoxious internet commenter who only speaks in all-caps. There’s something insistent and sort of presumptuous about “First” in that title, and while yet another film — a prequel, no less — based on iconic horror classic The Omen is enough to trigger an eye roll, there’s reason to give this one the benefit of the doubt.