Universal Monsters

Russell Crowe in talks to unwrap The Mummy
May 5, 2016

Looks like Russell Crowe is being courted to play literary characers Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in Universal's Mummy reboot.

Johnny Depp joins the Universal monsters as the Invisible Man
Feb 10, 2016

Universal Studios' revived line of classic movie monsters has just landed a second huge star.

Universal wants Tom Cruise to kick off its monsterverse with The Mummy
Nov 24, 2015

The first new film in Universal's shared monster movie universe may finally have its star.

Universal's monster movie brain trust on how their universe will fit together
Nov 17, 2015

Universal is still rebuilding its monster movie universe, and we're getting a clearer picture of how they're doing it.

Alex Kurtzman on The Mummy, building a shared Universal Monsters universe
Sep 23, 2015

The new, shared Universal Monsters universe is set to start in earnest with The Mummy in 2017, and producer Alex Kurtzman has opened up about what we can expect from the modern-day horror adventure.

Alex Kurtzman promises Universal’s Monsters series reboot ‘will be horror’
Aug 11, 2015

In an effort to capitalize on all the intellectual property sitting in the vault, Universal is rebooting all its classic monsters into a shared universe. Now we have some actual intel on how it’s going to work.

Studio head says Universal Monster Universe will not be horror
Nov 14, 2014

It's official: The new movies starring Universal's classic monsters won't resemble their predecessors.

These are the writers Universal's trusting to revive their monster movies
Nov 13, 2014

Universal has assembled a writers' room to tackle its monster universe revival, and here's who'll be in it.

Rumor of the Day: Here's the (supposed) plot of Kurtzman's modern-day Mummy reboot
Oct 23, 2014

Though Dracula Untold was technically shoehorned into Universal's plan for a unified monster-verse, the upcoming Mummy reboot should be our first real peek at the master plan.

Dracula Untold may unofficially launch Universal 'Monsterverse'
Oct 1, 2014

The upcoming Dracula origin story may secretly be the doorway to Universal Pictures' shared universe of monsters.