Over 20 years for the reason that launch of the primary one, The Mummy films are nonetheless beloved and undoubtedly probably the most profitable try that Common has made to reboot their basic horror creatures franchise. 2017’s remake, starring Tom Cruise, spectacularly did not recreate the attraction and enjoyable of the opposite movies, falling flat on its face when it got here to constructing a brand new cinematic universe. However so eager are the studio to relaunch the property that they is likely to be knocking on the monster’s tomb but once more.
In line with insider Daniel Richtman, Common has a brand new Mummy undertaking in growth. In truth, not only one. On his Patreon web page, the tipster shared that he’s heard that there’s each a movie and a TV present being labored on for the time being. And right here’s probably the most thrilling a part of his report. He says that the collection, if it finally ends up going forward, may even characteristic the return of Brendan Fraser.
The actor memorably performed adventurer Rick O’Connell within the three central Mummy movies (he didn’t present up in The Rock automobile The Scorpion King), with Rachel Weisz by his aspect as love curiosity/spouse Evie Carnahan within the first two after which Maria Bello within the third. After 2008’s Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, he disappeared from Hollywood for some time, however has just lately made a comeback, showing in TV exhibits like Doom Patrol and Belief.
Richtman doesn’t specify this, however presumably Fraser can be enjoying O’Connell once more if he returned. This makes a variety of sense on Common’s half, too, taking the Ghostbusters: Afterlife method to the franchise (aka “let’s faux the final one didn’t occur and return to the unique continuity”). As for the film undertaking, which may be one other stripped-down horror movie like Elisabeth Moss’ The Invisible Man. If Fraser’s solely linked to the TV present, although, it’ll most likely be extra of a standalone factor.
In any case, it feels like each initiatives are within the early phases of growth, so it appears like we’ll need to be affected person with this one. However would a brand new Mummy collection with Brendan Fraser concerned get you excited? Tell us within the feedback part.