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The CW was developing a Friday the 13th Crystal Lake TV series to explore the origins of Jason Vorhees. In April, it was reported that The CW had passed on the pilot. Today’s CW executive session for the Television Critics Association was the first chance to ask CW president Mark Pedowitz officially what went wrong. During the panel, Pedowitz briefly confirmed that he was no longer developing the series. Speaking with reporters further after the panel, Pedowitz explained why Friday the 13th didn’t work. “We had better pilots,” Pedowitz said.

Friday the 13th Reboot: Breck Eisner in Talks to Direct In today’s world of franchise properties dominating the cinematic landscape, studios often waste no time greenlighting a follow-up to just about any film that does well at the box office. With that in mind, it’s quite surprising that it’s been nearly 8 years since the Platinum Dunes remake of Friday the 13th hit theaters, and fans are still waiting on the arrival of the next Jason adventure.

News Briefs: Annabelle Wallis Shares 'The Mummy' Cast Photo The Mummy: Annabelle Wallis shared a photo featuring cast members of a new version of The Mummy, left to right: Jake Johnson, Wallis, Tom Cruise and Courtney Vance. Now filming in Africa, the movie follows a soldier (Cruise) who somehow ends up battling a resurrected mummy (Sofia Boutella). It's scheduled for release on June 8, 2017. [Instagram]   Uncharted: Filmmaker Joe Carnahan, who is set to direct Bad Boys 3 next year, will take time before that starts production to...Read MoreRead Comments

'The Mummy': Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis pose for set photo The Mummy will rise, and Tom Cruise will be there. Actually, he’s already there. The star of the upcoming monster movie for Universal is seen on set in a new photo with some of his costars.  Annabelle Wallis (Peaky Blinders) features as The Mummy’s female lead, and she...

Sofia Boutella is all wrapped up in new Mummy photos A wise man once said, “Twas beauty that killed the beast.” At least I think it was a wise man. Could’ve been someone else. Either way, I think when it comes to these new THE MUMMY photos of Sofia Boutella as the ancient baddie the line should be “beauty is the beast.” A litany of new photos from Coming Soon put Boutella front and center as an ancient queen... Read More...

Brad Fuller Gives Some Details On The New 'Friday the 13th' Movie The crew over at The Reel World had a chance to sit down and chat with producer Brad Fuller. He was there to talk about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, but The Reel World guys got Fuller to divulge some info on the new FRIDAY THE 13th flick he's also producing. First up, is it going to be a found footage film? Fuller said: “There was a lot of found-footage scripts that they wanted us to make.

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...

Universal Releases A Cryptic Synopsis For Tom Cruise's THE MUMMY; Russell Crowe Confirms Role Universal Pictures has officially unveiled the synopsis for their upcoming Tom Cruise-starrer The Mummy, the first installment in their planned Monster Movies Cinematic Universe, with promises of big things on the horizon. There aren't too many details provided, but we do get some idea at what to expect with Sofia Boutella's titular villain, and it definitely sounds like Universal is taking the upcoming reboot in a very new and exciting direction.

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