Alex Kurtzman Developing Cinematic Universal Monsters Universe
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 07.16.2014
Starting with The Mummy in 2016…
Deadline reports that Alex Kurtzman and producer Chris Morgan (Fast and the Furious) are developing a cohesive cinematic universe project surrounding the classic Universal monster characters.
The first film in the series will be the upcoming reboot of The Mummy, which is due out on April 22, 2016. The reboot of the Van Helsing franchise was also attached to the Universal Monsters world idea.
Universal's group of monsters include Dracula, The Invisible Man, Frankenstein's monster, The Wolfman, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon.