Brendan Fraser Says He “Nearly” Died on the Set of ‘The Mummy’: “I Was Choked Out Accidentally”
Brendan Fraser revealed that he “nearly” died while filming one particular scene in The Mummy. In the first installment of the franchise, there’s a hanging sequence, and the rope around his neck tightened too much during the shot. “I was standing on my toes like this, with the rope [around my neck], and you only […]
Universal Studios Hollywood Unveils Halloween Horror Nights “Monsters: Legends Collide” Maze
Universal Studios Hollywood on Tuesday gave fans a sneak peek of what is coming this season to the popular Halloween Horror Nights event. The theme park unveiled the first haunted house for the annual fall attraction, which will be a maze dubbed Universal Monsters: Legends Collide. The maze, one of eight guests will be able […]
‘The Mummy’ Reboot Director Calls the Tom Cruise Film “The Biggest Failure of My Life”
Alex Kurtzman is no longer keeping his feelings about making The Mummy under wraps. Kurtzman, who is a writer, director and executive producer on Showtime’s new sci-fi series The Man Who Fell to Earth, opened up to the Bingeworthy podcast on Friday about his “brutal” experience as helmer of the Tom Cruise-starring film that was […]
Jake Johnson Says Leaked Audio Recording From ‘Mission: Impossible’ Set Lines Up With Tom Cruise’s Intensity
Jake Johnson said the leaked recording of Tom Cruise admonishing Mission: Impossible 7 crew over their failure to follow COVID-19 protocols lined up with the intensity of the actor, whom he worked with on 2017’s The Mummy. “Yeah, he’s an intense guy,” the Ride the Eagle star told Matt Wilstein, senior writer and host of […]
Netflix: Movies and TV Shows Leaving in July
Take a look at the titles that will disappear from Netflix next month.
Universal Unveils Massive Monster Mural on Studio Lot
Universal's classic monsters including Frankenstein and the Wolfman are being honored in a giant mural on the studio lot.
Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the Worst Films of 2017
From inept tentpoles to an auteur misfire, laugh-free comedies to a particularly exploitative disaster flick, these were the worst movies of the year.
Universal’s “Monsterverse” in Peril as Top Producers Exit (Exclusive)
Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan depart after the failure of 'The Mummy,' leaving the planned franchise rudderless (with empty offices).
‘The Mummy’ Misfire Shouldn’t Doom a Cinematic Universe
Sometimes you have 'Batman v. Superman' or 'Suicide Squad' before getting a 'Wonder Woman.'
Box Office: ‘The Mummy’s’ U.S. Demise Puts Universal’s New Dark Universe on Notice
The reboot, starring Tom Cruise, unraveled in its domestic debut with an estimated $32.2 million.
‘The Mummy’: Behind the Scenes of That Zero-G Stunt (Exclusive)
"This was by far one of the most challenging stunt sequences that we have been asked to work on," creative director Ron Frankel says.
Tom Cruise Is a Star Adrift Among Cinematic Universes
After the Marvel paradigm shift, the marketplace is no longer all that hospitable to actors who prefer to pave their own paths.