Director Alex Kurtzman Reflects on ‘The Mummy’: “The Biggest Failure of My Life”

Back in 2017, The Mummy was intended to kick off Universal’s “Dark Universe,” but when the film wasn’t as big of a hit as Universal had hoped, well, it wasn’t long before the entire “Dark Universe” was completely dismantled. Universal is on a much-improved path with their Universal Monsters at the moment, but the failure […]

The post Director Alex Kurtzman Reflects on ‘The Mummy’: “The Biggest Failure of My Life” appeared first on Bloody Disgusting!.

Continue reading


Watch a Retro Commercial for NECA’s Universal Monsters x TMNT Mashup – Michelangelo as The Mummy! [Video]

Last October, NECA gave us a first look at a new toy line that mashes together the Universal Monsters and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time since the 1990s, with the first reveal turning Raphael into Frankenstein. The second figure revealed turned Leonardo into The Hunchback Ygor from the world of “Frankenstein”. Out of the New York Toy Fair, NECA […]

The post Watch a Retro Commercial for NECA’s Universal Monsters x TMNT Mashup – Michelangelo as The Mummy! [Video] appeared first on Bloody Disgusting!.

Continue reading


NECA’s ‘The Mummy’ Gets His Own Sarcophagus Accessory Set

NECA is working on a new line of Universal Monsters action figures based on the original classics, with Frankenstein’s monster, The Wolfman, The Mummy, and Dracula confirmed. Not only are they each getting full-color and classic black & white versions, but also accessory sets! The first major reveal comes out of the virtual Toy Fair with AFi sharing first details and photos […]

The post NECA’s ‘The Mummy’ Gets His Own Sarcophagus Accessory Set appeared first on Bloody Disgusting!.

Continue reading


NECA Celebrating 90 Years of ‘The Mummy’ With Black & White Boris Karloff Action Figure [Images]

NECA is working on a new line of Universal Monsters action figures based on the original classics, with Frankenstein’s monster, The Wolfman, The Mummy and Dracula confirmed. They’re each getting full-color and classic black & white versions, and this week NECA has unwrapped the official image gallery for their black & white version of The Mummy. “For the 90th anniversary […]

Continue reading


‘The Scorpion King’ Reboot Still Being Actively Developed at Universal

A spinoff of the Brendan Fraser-starring Mummy franchise, 2002’s The Scorpion King starred Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus, the titular Scorpion King, spawning its own film franchise that to date includes five installments. Johnson returned for precisely none of them, but he will be on board as producer for a brand new reboot on the way from Universal Pictures. As we […]

Continue reading


BendyFigs Brings Universal Monsters Figures from the Parks to a Retailer Near You!

Yesterday we told you about new Universal Monsters action figures from Jada Toys, and today we learned that BendyFigs also has its own interpretations that have hit retailers across the country. I first caught wind of BendyFigs, finely crafted collectible figures from The Noble Collection, while attending this year’s Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios […]

Continue reading


Universal Monsters Heading to ‘Fortnite’, Starting With Frankenstein’s Creature

Well, since everyone and anyone is joining Fortnite these days, and since it’s October, it was only a matter of time before the classic Universal Monsters started to pop up. Noted Fortnite leaker HYPEX dropped news that The Creature will be the latest addition to Fortnite‘s library of skins. Fortnite will be rolling out the […]

Continue reading


Looking Back at the Horror Movies and Their Monsters That Inspired “Castlevania”

My first console was a second-hand Super Nintendo, and before I was even old enough to process what a “videogame” was, I was already begging my parents for more “playable movies” to put on the TV. While that’s a pretty reductive way of looking at gaming, it’s also not entirely inaccurate. In fact, legendary developer […]

Continue reading


NECA Unwraps The Mummy from Their New “Universal Monsters” Line of Action Figures! [Images]

NECA is working on a new line of Universal Monsters action figures based on the original classics, with Frankenstein’s monster, The Wolfman, The Mummy and Dracula confirmed. Tonight, NECA has fully unwrapped the upcoming figure of The Mummy! The company details, “In anticipation of the 90th anniversary of the extraordinary silver-screen classic, NECA announces The Mummy will be joining […]

Continue reading


How Clive Barker’s Original ‘Hellraiser III’ Pitch Evolved Into ‘The Mummy’

Clive Barker’s The Mummy is a pretty well known unmade horror at this point, I think, especially with Barker talking about it in more detail during a recent guest appearance on Mick Garris’ Post Mortem podcast. Barker was hired in 1990 to write and direct The Mummy for Universal and wrote a script with Garris […]

Continue reading