"The Darkest Hour" and early "Prometheus" scribe Jon Spaihts has been hired to pen a reboot of "The Mummy" franchise for Universal Pictures says Variety.
Stephen Sommers helmed the decently received first film in 1999 which starred Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz and was itself a reboot of the classic Universal Monsters movies from the 30's and 40's.
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Universal have turned to Star Trek screenwriting team Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci to script their reboot of Van Helsing, with Tom Cruise stepping into Hugh Jackman ...
jackiechan has slowed down quite a bit in recent years, but when he was in his prime, he is known to submit his own headlines and not do things he's not capable of. Now in his twilight years, he's deferring to up-and-coming submitters.