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The Tom Cruise-led ‘Mummy’ reboot is looking at a dismal $30 million debut in North America, but should scare up a strong $139 million internationally to top the foreign chart. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Joel Edgerton probably deserves a bit more credit for the kind of serious talent he flexes both in front and behind the camera. Last fall he gave a tender turn in the terrific “Loving,” and this spring he’s in a whole other register for the celebrated horror “It Comes At Night.” As a director, he impressed many with his no frills thriller “The Gift,” and now he’s moving onto a bigger canvas, with a drama based on a powerful true story. Continue reading Nicole Kidman & Russell Crowe Eyed For Joel Edgerton’s ‘Boy Erased’ at The Playlist.

The monster movie reboot has taken a drubbing by critics; psychological horror film ‘It Comes at Night’ and drama ‘Megan Leavey’ also launch this weekend. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

How presumptuous is Universal, who haven’t earned an ounce of goodwill with an audience yet, and still has the stones to flash a title sequence announcing Dark Universe, a giant film franchise that begins with “The Mummy.” You can’t fault ambition, but unfortunately for the studio, their confidence that you’ll love the film and want future monster movie installments is only matched by a total unawareness that the picture is a dreadful mess, tonally incoherent, and often unintentionally funny. Continue reading ‘The Mummy’: Gods & Monsters Can’t Save This Dreadful Dark Universe [Review] at The Playlist.

The reboot is counting on a strong run overseas — where Cruise still has huge sway — to make up for a probable deficit in the U.S. Case in point: ‘The Mummy’ scored the biggest opening day of all time in South Korea on Tuesday with $6.6 million. read more …

Oh right, “The Mummy.” I honestly keep forgetting this movie is coming, and perhaps Universal senses they need to kick up the awareness, because with just a few weeks to go until it hits cinemas, a new trailer has landed. Tom Cruise plays Ethan Hunt Nick Morton who opens up a tomb he shouldn’t have, gets cursed, and now has to save the world from an ancient evil. Continue reading Tom Cruise Is Cursed In New Trailer For ‘The Mummy’ at The Playlist.