The Mummy

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Billie Faiers to join The Mummy Diaries permanently

15 Sep 2017

TV gossip

Billie Faiers will join her sister Sam Faiers' reality TV show 'The Mummy Diaries' permanently after bosses asked her step in to help "spice up" the forthcoming series. The former 'The Only Way is Essex' star will have to share her airtime with her…

Jake Johnson was 'surprised' by fun Tom Cruise

17 Jun 2017

Film gossip

Jake Johnson was "pleasantly surprised" by how fun Tom Cruise was to work with on 'The Mummy'. The 39-year-old actor - who is best known for playing Nick Miller in the popular comedy 'New Girl' - stars alongside the Hollywood legend in the new…

Tom Cruise's 'different' Mummy character

12 Jun 2017

Film gossip

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 director Alex Kurtzman has said…

Tom Cruise convinced Courtney B. Vance to star in The Mummy

9 Jun 2017

Film gossip

Courtney B. Vance agreed to star in 'The Mummy' because of Tom Cruise. The 57-year-old actor appears alongside Tom in the new Alex Kurtzman-directed fantasy movie, and Courtney has admitted that the mere presence of Tom was enough to convince him to…

Michael Fassbender wanted for Dark Universe

7 Jun 2017

Film gossip

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 classic monsters, and company…

Tom Cruise's 'naughty' Mummy character

7 Jun 2017

Film gossip

Tom Cruise says his character in 'The Mummy' is "naughty". The 54-year-old actor stars as Nick Morton in the action-adventure horror movie reboot of the original franchise of the same name - which last had a major instalment in 2008 with 'The Mummy…

Tom Cruise was terrified by Boris Karloff's Mummy

6 Jun 2017

Film gossip

Tom Cruise was left terrified by the original 1931 'Mummy' movie which starred horror legend Boris Karloff. The 54-year-old actor stars as Navy Seal Tyler Colt in the new 'Mummy' reboot, the first film in Universal Studios' Dark Universe movie…

The Mummy UK premiere cancelled following terrorist attack

25 May 2017

Film gossip

The European premiere of 'The Mummy' has been cancelled out of respect for the victims of a terrorist attack which took place in the UK on Monday (22.05.17). Stars of the first movie in Universal Studios' new Dark Universe horror franchise, which…

Tom Cruise made Jake Johnson do his own stunts in The Mummy

20 May 2017

Film gossip

Tom Cruise made Jake Johnson do his own stunts in 'The Mummy' reboot. The 54-year-old actor's co-star - who rose to fame starring in comedy series 'New Girl' - says it was a delight to star with Cruise in the Warner Bros. Monster Universe movie set…

Russell Crowe: Mummy reboot will be seriously scary

9 May 2016

Film gossip

Russell Crowe has promised 'The Mummy' reboot will "scare the s**t out of" fans. The 52-year-old actor has confirmed he will play Dr. Henry Jekyll opposite Tom Cruise as Navy Seal Tyler Colt in the new Universal Pictures movie and Crowe insists it…

Russell Crowe eyed for The Mummy opposite Tom Cruise

5 May 2016

Film gossip

Russell Crowe is in talks to star in 'The Mummy' reboot opposite Tom Cruise. The 51-year-old actor is in negotiations to take the role of Dr. Henry Jekyll - the fictional scientist from Robert Louis Stevenson's 19th century novella 'Strange Case of…

Annabelle Wallis to star in The Mummy reboot

8 Mar 2016

Film gossip

Annabelle Wallis is in talks to star in 'The Mummy' reboot. The 'Peaky Blinders' actress is being lined up to star alongside Tom Cruise in Universal's new era of monster films, according to the Hollywood Reporter. 'Prometheus' screenwriter Jon…

Tom Cruise to star in The Mummy reboot?

25 Nov 2015

Film gossip

Tom Cruise is in talks to star in 'The Mummy' reboot. The 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' star is in negotiations to help launch Universal's new era of monster films, according to Variety. 'Prometheus' screenwriter Jon Spaihts is working on…

Alex Kurtzman set to direct The Mummy

31 Jul 2014

Film gossip

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 film's producer, alongside Chris Morgan. Jeff…

Horror DVD and Blu-ray round-up - Halloween 2013

10 Oct 2013

Featuring Creepshow, VHS2, My Amityville Horror, Smiley, The Wicker Man and The Mummy

We open the crypt with The Mummy (Icon) ●●●●, one of the first Hammer Horrors dating back to 1959. Hammer had two indisputable weapons in their arsenal and here Peter Cushing stars as the stoic hero while Christopher Lee plays the silent lumbering…

Mama director to helm The Mummy reboot?

16 Sep 2013

Film gossip

'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 Universal's mythical remake after Len Wiseman…

Len Wiseman departs The Mummy reboot

1 Aug 2013

Film gossip

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, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci…

The Mummy reboot will be 'shockingly different'

27 Dec 2012

Film gossip

Len Wiseman claims his 'The Mummy' reboot will be "shockingly different". The 'Total Recall' filmmaker plans to completely reinvent the popular adventure trilogy, which starred Brendan Fraser as a heroic archaeologist on a mission to stop a…