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Russell Crowe Joining Tom Cruise In ‘The Mummy’

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EXCLUSIVE: Russell Crowe is poised to join the growing legion of big stars with global brands taking part in Universal Pictures’ classic monsters universe. I’m told that Crowe is in early talks to play a Jekyll-like role opposite Tom Cruise in The Mummy. It is unclear whether this could lead to a future spinoff; right now the discussion is this film. Alex Kurtzman is directing. Jon Spaihts wrote the script and Chris Morgan is overseeing the whole monsters initiative with Kurtzman. Sean Daniel is producing with Morgan and Kurtzman.

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alycakes476d ago

I don't know what I feel about this one. I like Tom Cruise movies but I'm not sure I want to see a Mummy remake movie.

steven83r474d ago

The original still holds up. Not too many people like Brenden but i think it was a great movie. Very hard to follow the 1st Mummy. Especially after reading that this one will be some dumb US Navy Seal in a cave in Iraq or some crap like that. It needs to be set in the 20s to 40s. That era had that archeological wonder to it as well as the belief in the curses. Setting it in modern times just doesn't wouldn't be the same. Still gonna give it a shot though.

madmonkey01474d ago

the brenden fraser ones were alos a reboot of the originals.

blackblades474d ago

Well this mummy is going suck. I liked brandon in the series and the guy that played is brother in law.