In case you
didn’t know, The Mummy is Universal’s latest attempt to return their classic
monsters to the screen. Instead of a standalone movie with the possibility of a
sequel somewhere down the line, however, it’s the first entry in a Marvel-style
plays Nick Morton, a mysterious character whose apparent resurrection has
something to do with Dr Henry Jekyll, played by Russell Crowe. The voice of
Prodigium, a SHIELD-like organization, Jekyll seems to be the shared universe’s
Nick Fury, bringing superheroes together to fight evil.
movie prove successful, there are already plans to reboot The Bride Of
Frankenstein as a follow-up, with Angelina Jolie being considered for the title
role. Bill Condon, who directed the James Whale biopic Gods And Monsters, takes
the director’s chair.
similar things were promised (and came to nothing) in 2014. Prior to that, Hollywood
found its books awash with red ink when a series of monster movies
underperformed at the box office.
If The Mummy
is to avoid a similar fate, here are ten movies it needs to improve upon.