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Let’s face it, the writing has been on the wall for Universal‘s Dark Universe franchise for a while now. Following the critical mauling and commercial flop of this summer’s “The Mummy,” the studio has been pretty quiet abo…

Announced even before cameras starting rolling on this summer’s “The Mummy,” it was always been known that Universal were developing a big monster movie franchise, in a bid to get into the cinematic universe game of their rivals, while also reviving classic catalog characters. Now, the endeavor has an official name. The studio has announced that henceforth, their monster movie doings shall fall under the blandly named, Dark Universe banner. Continue reading Universal Officially Launches ‘Dark Universe’ Monster Movie Franchise at The Playlist.

It hasn’t been a good year for Arnold Schwarzenegger and his beloved franchises. Paramount has said “The Terminator” is moving forward without Arnie (though the Governator has denied it), while the actor has taken himself out of “The Expendables” series unless his good buddy Sylvester Stallone, who has recently exited, is involved. Now, yet another project that was set to renew a Schwarzenegger brand has hit a dead end. Continue reading Screenwriter Reveals ‘The Legend of Conan’ Is Dead, Arnold Schwarzenegger Shares His Thoughts On ‘Predator’ Reboot at The Playlist.

Universal has added a third untitled monster franchise movie from Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan to the schedule, set for Presidents’ Day weekend, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. This follows The Mummy starring Tom Cruise, and directed by Kurtzman, on June 9, 2017 and another untitled monster pic on April 13, 2018. It’s not clear whether Uni’s reboot of The Invisible Man starring Johnny Depp will go to either the 2018 or 2019 date. There’s a multitude of characters that are being…

Chris Morgan is getting his film and TV business under one roof. Morgan, one of the top producers on Universal Pictures’ roster, has signed a three-year overall deal with sibling Universal Television. Under the pact, Morgan will develop and produce projects for broadcast, cable and digital platforms with the head of development for film and television at his Chris Morgan Prods., Ainsley Davies. Additionally, Morgan is expected to write new series projects. Morgan, writer…