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Tom Cruise, "The Mummy"
« on: April 02, 2017, 09:01:31 am »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzorZUuZqEI

This time around, Tom Cruise gets to take on an ancient evil.  Another crazy airplane sequence like the last Mission Impossible film.  Neat..

It's a female mummy this time around, played by Sofia Boutella :-*.  Looks like she can do some of the same stuff as the previous Amhotep (or whatever his name was), in the first two Brendan Fraser films.
  • sandstorms
    controlling rats
    controlling bugs
    summoning birds

Interesting that Universal wants to make their monster properties into a shared universe now.  I remember seeing Dracula Untold with Luke Evans a few years ago, it was pretty decent, though I don't think the American box office was as big as the international. 
https://hypestyle.newsvine.com/_news/2014/12/28/28009021-dracula-revamped-comic-book-style-in-untold
Supposedly that film was re-edited to be included in this latest go-round of remakes, but we'll see.  I enjoyed the Benicio Del Toro Wolf Man remake, though looks like the producers will make the next one taking place in the modern day.

And of course, here's Russell Crowe sharing space as Dr. Henry Jekyll.  So you know what's coming up eventually.  I wonder who they're going to get to star in Frankenstein, Wolf Man, and Creature from the Black Lagoon.  I presume that Phantom of the Opera will be in the mix as well.

Too bad this stuff won't be crossing over with Marvel, it could be great to see the hero vs. monster matchups.

I wonder, will the films have the conceit that the Frankenstein and Dracula novels were published but assumed to be fiction by the general public.
« Last Edit: April 02, 2017, 09:06:21 am by Hypestyle »
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Re: Tom Cruise, "The Mummy"
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2017, 04:59:40 am »
Dracula untold was supposed to start their monster universe but it sucked so hard they changed their mind after the fact and decided the Mummy will start it.

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Re: Tom Cruise, "The Mummy"
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2017, 07:53:41 pm »
What is the guitar riff playing, that reminds me of Vietnam war movies?  https://youtu.be/T55Ir1I7GX4

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Re: Tom Cruise, "The Mummy"
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2017, 08:01:05 pm »
What is the guitar riff playing, that reminds me of Vietnam war movies?  https://youtu.be/T55Ir1I7GX4

Never mind... It's Paint It Black by the Rolling Stones.

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Re: Tom Cruise, "The Mummy"
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2017, 10:30:07 am »
Dracula untold was supposed to start their monster universe but it sucked so hard they changed their mind after the fact and decided the Mummy will start it.

Really? I didn't know that they were trying to build a universe back then.


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