Universal's Monstrous Cinematic Universe Will Begin With The Mummy

Universal has big plans for their stable of classic movie monsters, specifically beginning a "Universal Monsters cinematic universe" a la Marvel. And the studio has announced it will begin with Universal's Mummy: The First Monster, to be directed by Alex Kurtzman, and due out in 2016. » 7/31/14 1:40pm 7/31/14 1:40pm

What are DC's big plans for Aquaman?

Is another villain really being teased for Amazing Spider-Man 2? And get a look at the new Transformers, some uncanny details about the Flash will be revealed in the next Arrow, and a Fringe co-star joins the 12 Monkeys TV show. Plus, new photos from Dracula. Spoilers ahead! » 11/29/13 6:00am 11/29/13 6:00am

An army of mummies is coming to your town soon!

Some 45 mummies, from 15 museums in seven countries, are embarking on a three-year tour of the United States starting today. The Mummies of the World exhibit includes this family of elaborately dressed Hungarian mummies. More gruesome pics below. » 7/01/10 9:30am 7/01/10 9:30am

Don't Remake These 21 Movies, Film These Books Instead!

There's only one thing Hollywood loves than a movie based on a toy: remakes. Dozens of science-fiction classics are slated for do-overs. But instead of remaking films that were fine the first time, here are 20 books Hollywood should film. » 3/05/10 1:17pm 3/05/10 1:17pm

Who's The Greatest Ghoul? io9 Smackdown: Monster Edition Begins!

Horror has given us all manner of memorable monsters, but which one is the mightiest? This week: You decide! That's right, it's another round of io9 Smackdown, and this time, it's all about the creepies going bump in the night! » 10/26/09 12:20pm 10/26/09 12:20pm

Whither The Mummy?

With Hallowe'en approaching, we should remember that the horror landscape used to be more than just zombies, vampires and shirtless werewolves. Whatever happened to that onetime horror movie staple, the Mummy? Will we ever see its' bandaged like again? » 10/11/09 12:00pm 10/11/09 12:00pm

Monkeybone Hatred Reigns in "Meet the Creators" Panel for "Journey to…

At the panel about Journey to the Center of the Earth, Brendan Fraser was on hand, along with producer Charlotte Huggins, "3D expert" Ed Marsh. Brendan Fraser spent most of the time extolling the virtues of James Cameron's new Fusion camera system, which they used to make this. Despite being sick, Fraser spent a lot… » 2/23/08 11:00am 2/23/08 11:00am