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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby mr.negativity » Wed Apr 06, 2016 6:00 pm

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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby mr.negativity » Fri May 06, 2016 6:49 am

Russell Crowe in Early Talks to Join Tom Cruise in 'The Mummy'
If a deal is made, Crowe would appear as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby mr.negativity » Fri May 06, 2016 6:33 pm

‘The Mummy’ Reboot Synopsis Teases a “New World of Gods and Monsters”
And that new world is apparently in London.
Thought safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby mr.negativity » Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:53 am

lhb412 wrote:Sofia Boutella looks pretty traditionally mummy-like as the new Mummy:

http://io9.gizmodo.com/we-get-our-first ... 1783420008

'Star Trek Beyond' Actress Sofia Boutella on Going From Madonna's Backup Dancer to Big-Budget Movies
The actress left the world of professional dancing at the age of 29 to pursue acting for two fruitless years before landing one role of a lifetime after another.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby daikaijusaurus » Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:15 pm

I am so not going to watch this!

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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby Henry88 » Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:23 pm

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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby jellydonut25 » Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:32 am

Looks like it has potential. I'm on board so far.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby DannyBeane » Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:20 am

My question is why can't they make a modern day mummy film that doesn't have terrible cartoony cgi?
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby lhb412 » Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:28 am

It does seems like they're leaning a bit more into the horror/thriller aspects than the Sommers Mummy films.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby lhb412 » Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:59 pm

The best part of the trailer is Tom Cruise screaming.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby Benjamin Haines » Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:27 am

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This actually looks pretty interesting. The Mummy was the defining summer blockbuster of 1999 for me and it remains one of my favorite adventure movies. I still think of it as a modern movie even though it's pushing 18 years old at this point, although its last sequel did come out just eight years ago, the same summer as Iron Man and The Dark Knight, so it's not like the franchise has laid dormant for very long. I was afraid this was just going to be a rehash of the '99 film with Tom Cruise in Brendan Fraser's role and a gender-swapped Imhotep but the trailer suggests a totally different premise. I'm intrigued.
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Postby mr.negativity » Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:27 am

king_ghidorah wrote:Why do I feel like we're Xavier and Magneto playing chess in the plastic prison right now lol.

We'll see man....we'll see lol

The Big Change The Mummy Had To Make Because Of X-Men: Days Of Future Past
I'll let you in on a secret. There was a moment when I had sort of rendered a design that I liked for a male version of The Mummy. And in that version of The Mummy, the Mummy had been born with a skin pigmentation that at the time would have made him really sort of an outcast. And I thought it was an interesting backstory, because it began to tell the story of someone who had been bullied, which I found topical. I was reaching for a way to make the Mummy a character who is relatable, understandable, and that spoke to issues that we're dealing with now.

I was going down that road, and then I saw the end of Days of Future Past. And they had the character that Oscar Isaac wound up playing as a boy, and it was, I kid you not, the exact same design. And I was like, 'Oh, man! That is not good!' And actually it was the catalyst, it was the moment of, 'Okay, not only is this not going to be different enough, Bryan Singer just did it, I definitely don't want to go down that road.' I had had that voice in my head for some time to make it a woman, and that was the moment where, the minute I saw that post-credits scene, I went, 'We have to start over.' I don't want to mess around even remotely with anything that feels familiar or feels like it's been done. I have to go in totally new territory.'
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Re: "Show me the Mummy!"

Postby mr.negativity » Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:57 pm

lhb412 wrote:Hey, the new trailer for The Mummy actually looks like a monster movie and not just a Cruise actioneer with some supernatural stuff attached!

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More emphasis on the titular mummy and some other, more traditional mummies, along with swarms of rats and creepy crypts and other good stuff.
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Re: The Mummyverse!

Postby mr.negativity » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:27 am

The Mummy: Princess Ahmanet’s Backside Revealed
“The movie’s called The Mummy, not The Mummy Meets 12 Other Monsters. If we create a world that feels interesting and scary, then we will have succeeded in setting up the larger universe.”
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby Dr Kain » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:30 am

Nope. This movie does not look even remotely good.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby DannyBeane » Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:18 pm

Dr Kain wrote:Nope. This movie does not look even remotely good.

It does look awful, but I am willing to give it a chance because Edge of Tomorrow also looked like crap and ended up being a quality film. That said, I might give a week to hear what everyone else says about it.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby mr.negativity » Fri May 19, 2017 7:40 am

THE MUMMY: "Dr. Jekyll Reveal" Trailer (2017)
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby lhb412 » Fri May 19, 2017 11:36 am

Saw a vampire skull in a TV spot yesterday. That can mean only one thing: Count Yorga!

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So they're basically doing Monarch? Jekyll runs the Universal Monsters version of Monarch.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby mr.negativity » Sat May 20, 2017 2:31 am

lhb412 wrote:Saw a vampire skull in a TV spot yesterday. That can mean only one thing: Count Yorga!

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So they're basically doing Monarch? Jekyll runs the Universal Monsters version of Monarch.

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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby mr.negativity » Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:34 am

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'The Mummy': What the Critics Are Saying
The first reviews for Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy are in, and it's not looking good for the Tom Cruise-starrer.


REVIEW: THE MUMMY
This may well be the worst film Cruise has ever done.
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Re: The Mummy Reboot

Postby mr.negativity » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:14 pm

THR Weekend Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Crushing 'The Mummy'
The film cost $125 million to make after tax rebates.
Pamela McClintock & Rebecca Ford wrote:The reboot — the first title in the studio's new monsters-themed Dark Universe — is projected to gross $11 million or so Friday, including $2.6 million in Thursday previews, for a dismal $30 million to $32 million domestic debut. The Mummy is off to a stronger start internationally.

Henry88 wrote:China Box Office: ‘The Mummy’ Has Biggest Opening Day for Tom Cruise Film
http://variety.com/2017/film/asia/mummy ... 202460329/
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