Alex Kurtzman News

Star Trek: Discovery loses showrunners again; Alex Kurtzman to take over It would be safe to say that Star Trek: Discovery suffered from some growing pains. In addition to the numerous delays, the Star Trek series lost showrunner Bryan Fuller a year into development due to disagreements with CBS. Fuller was replaced by Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts, who shepherded Discovery through its first season, but now THR is reporting that Berg and Harberts are out as well... Read More...

Star Trek: Discovery is making some changes behind the scenes, with showrunning team Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts being removed from the series and replaced with executive producer Alex Kurtzman. The change in leadership in the second season of Star Trek: Discovery comes after a number of issues kept arising with the showrunner duo. First, the second season premiere went way over budget and needed to be paid for with money intended for episodes later in the season.

The Mummy – Filming The Zero Gravity Stunt In 360° The Mummy may have been DoA in the U.S., but globally ‘It’s Alive!” and about to cross the $300 Million mark. The film is topping most global markets this weekend and one of the centerpiece scenes is the zero-gravity stunt / airplane crash. Universal has now released a 360° video showcasing just how the stunt was filmed. This includes a discussion with star Tom Cruise who went director Alex Kurtzman and pushed for this type of stunt after reading about the plane crash in the script.

The Mummy Director Defends The Dark Universe; Hypes Frankenstein Director Alex Kurtzman is defending the Dark Universe and hyping The Bride of Frankenstein as his film The Mummy opens to mixed audience reactions and poor reviews domestically. In late 2015, Universal Pictures started putting together in earnest what recently became known as its Dark Universe, rebooting classic monster movie titles made famous by the likes of screen legends Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney, Jr, yet setting the characters in a shared universe. The first film out of the gate, of course, is an update of Karloff’s 1932 classic The Mummy – starring Tom Cruise with

Russell Crowe Fights Around The World, Beats Up Tom Cruise In A Featurette For ‘The Mummy’ On Sunday, Universal released the first trailer for The Mummy, and now a featurette and two interviews with director Alex Kurtzman give some context to what the heck Russell Crowe is doing there. We know he’s playing Dr. Henry Jekyll, and other movies in this shared Universal Monster Movie Universe might include Johnny Depp as The Invisible Man and Javier Bardem as Frankenstein.

Russell Crowe says The Mummy reboot will "scare the sh*t out of you" Last week it was reported that Russell Crowe was in talks with Universal to play Dr. Jekyll in the studio's classic movie monsters universe, and during an interview with Collider, the actor confirmed that he will be making a cameo appearance as the character in Alex Kurtzman's THE MUMMY reboot. Crowe, who is out promoting Shane Black's THE NICE GUYS, also said he's excited to work... Read More...

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Alex Kurtzman Teases VENOM; "You Can Do Things That You Can't With SPIDER-MAN"

comicbookmovie.com – Despite the fact that Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci's screenplay for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was not well received by a lot of critics and fans, the former is still attached to helm Venom (which has been rumoured to be called Venom/Carnage) for Sony Pictures. There's currently no firm word on any sort of release date, leading many to believe that the spin-off - which has been rumoured for a number of years - will never happen. 3 years 44 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Alex Kurtzman's Production Company Inks Three-Year Deal With Universal

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Alex Kurtzman directing Universal’s reboot of The Mummy Universal has found a director for its forthcoming reboot of The Mummy, with THR reporting that Alex Kurtzman will be the man to take the helm. We recently brought you news that Kurtzman and new writing partner Chris Morgan had been charged by the studio with creating a new crossover universe linking all its classic monster franchises, with The Mummy set to be first out of the gate. Now it appears that Kurtzman’s duties will extend beyond sketching the overall template for said universe, with THR claiming he is in the final stage of negotiations to direct that first film.

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