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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.

Alex Kurtzman to Direct 'Mummy' Reboot

5:35 PM 7/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Shortly after being hired to shepherd the new "shared universe" that's being stitched together for Universal's monster movie properties, it appears as though Alex Kurtzman is just a signature or two away from getting the green light to direct the studio's upcoming reboot of The Mummy.

Documentaries by actor-turned-director Ethan Hawke, legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman and “The Act of Killing” director Joshua Oppenheimer are among the films added to the lineup of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF organizers announced on Tuesday. In addition to the typically strong TIFF Docs slate, the festival also announced its Masters, Midnight Movies and Vanguard sections, which range from a thorny 3D experiment from icon Jean-Luc Godard to edgy new works by Kevin Smith, Adam Wingard and Takashi Miike. Also read: Film Festival Scramble: Telluride Loses It

Daniel Radcliffe makes people do bad things in the full trailer for Horns After an international teaser and a low resolution look at the trailer, we now have a high res copy of the first look at Alexandre Aja's HORNS starring Daniel Radcliffe. Based on the novel by Joe Hill, HORNS tells the story of a young man accused of his girlfriend's murder only to find that he has sprouted mysterious horns. Anyone who comes into contact with him must do as he says and that includes violent... Read More...

'Horns' Trailer Debuts: Daniel Radcliffe Might Be the Devil

1:13 PM 7/28/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Whether writing talent is truly hereditary is up for debate, but aside from typing out a slew of bestsellers, Stephen King has also sired a pair of highly regarded young novelists in sons Joe Hill and Owen King. Now, Hill's well-received horror tome Horns -- about a man whose tormented existence following the mysterious death of his girlfriend is complicated by the sudden appearance of horns sprouting out of his head that compel everyone around him to share their ugliest, darkest truths -- is headed for the big screen.

Justin Long is Very Scared in the First Trailer for Kevin Smith’s Tusk Director and writer Kevin Smith, the man behind movies like Clerks, Dogma or Zack and Miri Make a Porno, returns to the big screen with the horror Tusk. If you’ve been following Kevin James and regularly listened to his podcast, then Tusk is definitely a movie you are familiar with. Actually the idea for this […] Read Justin Long is Very Scared in the First Trailer for Kevin Smith’s Tusk on Filmonic.

Comic-Con 2014: Daniel Radcliffe reveals full Horns trailer Daniel Radcliffe made his Comic-Con debut with Horns, a twisted horror tragedy based on the novel by Joe Hill. Despite making his name starring in eight Harry Potter films (a franchise that’s attracted no small fandom), Radcliffe had never been into the convention’s Hall H until today. Horns sees the actor play a young man accused of the rape and murder of his girfriend, and after a night of heavy drinking, he awakes to find that he's sprouting a pair of demonic horns from his forehead.

Guillermo del Toro took the stage once again in Hall H today at San Diego Comic-Con, this time as part of the Legendary panel to show off footage from his upcoming “gothic romance” Crimson Peak. This was chance at a first-look at the haunted house film (oh yeah, it’s that too), and it did not disappoint. GDT explained that he has long wanted to make a film that blended these “two parts of his personality” -- the more “beautiful and creepy stuff” from his Spanish language films like Pan’s Labyrinth and The Devil’s Backbone with his more Hollywood films like Pacific Rim and Hellboy.

Daniel Radcliffe made his Comic-Con debut with Horns, a twisted horror tragedy based on the novel by Joe Hill. Despite making his name starring in eight Harry Potter films (a franchise that’s attracted no small fandom), Radcliffe had never been into the convention’s Hall H until today. Horns sees the actor play a young man accused of the rape and murder of his girfriend, and after a night of heavy drinking, he awakes to find that he's sprouting a pair of demonic horns from his forehead.

Kevin Smith To Make Girl Power Horror Movie And Jaws With A Moose Kevin Smith showed the trailer to his new horror film Tusk during his annual Q&A session at San Diego Comic-Con. Tusk sprung from a podcast about a UK hoax where a man offered free room and board to anyone who would be willing to wear a walrus suit. Smith made a horror movie where Michael Parkes really turns Justin Long into a landlord. read more

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