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Tom Cruise meets The Mummy in new image from Universal’s monster reboot

22 April 2017 3:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following yesterday’s international trailer [watch it here], EW has debuted a new image from Universal’s upcoming action adventure reboot The Mummy which sees Tom Cruise’s Nick Morton meeting Sofia Boutella’s eponymous monster, Princess Ahmanet; take a look below…

See Also: The Mummy speaks in new promo for Universal’s monster reboot

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.

See Also: Chris Morgan on the »

- Amie Cranswick

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Universal’s monster reboot The Mummy gets a new trailer

21 April 2017 1:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the release date of The Mummy fast approaching, a new international trailer has arrived online for Universal’s upcoming Tom Cruise-headlined reboot which you can check out below after the official synopsis…

See Also: The Mummy speaks in new promo for Universal’s monster reboot

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.

See Also: Chris Morgan on the future of the Universal Monsters »

- Amie Cranswick

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The Mummy Reigns Supreme In Latest TV Spot For Universal Reboot

18 April 2017 7:34 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Princess Ahmanet unleashes a pent-up rage two millennia in the making in the latest, downright spooky TV spot for The Mummy, Universal and Alex Kurtzman’s budding reboot that’s poised to get the ball rolling on the studio’s wildly ambitious Monsters Universe in two months’ time.

Pegged for theatrical release on June 9th, this particular incarnation of The Mummy places Kingsman: The Secret Service breakout Sofia Boutella in the title role. Robbed of her rightful destiny eons ago, Ahmanet was thought to be safely entombed under the sands of the Middle East – that is, until Tom Cruise’s military man Nick Morton uncovers her resting place years after the fact. It’s a historic discovery for all of humanity, but as Cruise, Jenny Halsey (Annabelle Wallis), Sgt. Vail (Jake Johnson), Dr. Henry Jekyll (Russell Crowe »

- Michael Briers

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Universal unearths new TV spot for The Mummy

18 April 2017 5:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from the recent slew of promotional material – including new images, a TV spot, poster and an international trailer – Universal Pictures are pressing ahead with the marketing campaign for The Mummy, unearthing a new TV spot for the reboot, which kickstarts the shared Classic Monsters cinematic universe. Watch it here…

See Also: The Mummy speaks in new promo for Universal’s monster reboot

She’s unlike anything we’ve ever faced. #TheMummy – in theaters June 9. pic.twitter.com/BqmoVpBZrG

— #TheMummy (@themummy) April 17, 2017

See Also: Chris Morgan on the future of the Universal Monsters universe after The Mummy

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

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- Amie Cranswick

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Five Popular TV Shows Still In Danger of Being Cancelled

17 April 2017 8:30 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

As T. S. Elliot once wrote, “April is the cruelest month.”

It’s spring, which means the weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and television networks are in the midst of deciding their 2017–2018 lineups. While many shows have either been officially renewed or cancelled by this point, many more remain in limbo, or, to use the preferred jargon, “on the bubble.”

That said, here are five popular shows whose fates still hang in the balance:

New Girl

The Fox comedy hit a creative slump after a few extremely well-received seasons, and while season five and the current season six have picked up the pace, many seem to feel that the series has reached somewhat of a natural end, and that the recent season six finale felt more like a “goodbye” than a “see you later” (not that that’s ever really stopped series from being renewed in the past, mind »

- Ciara Wardlow

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Spooky TV Spot For The Mummy Pushes Tom Cruise To The Brink

13 April 2017 9:46 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Tom Cruise toes the line between life and death in the latest, downright spooky TV spot for Universal’s reboot of The Mummy.

Coming to us by way of the film’s Twitter account (via Cbm), the all-too-brief promo doubles down on Nick Morton’s (Cruise) close brush with death. In fact, after his military plane goes down in spectacular fashion, Tom Cruise’s lead wakes up in the morgue, and it seems he’s developed an inexplicable connection to the long-lost Princess Ahmanet. After eons spent buried underground, and one crude awakening later, Sofia Boutella’s deity prepares to unleash her wrath upon the unsuspecting masses, and it’s up to Jenny Halsey (Annabelle Wallis), Sgt. Vail (Jake Johnson), Dr. Henry Jekyll (Russell Crowe) and the team of Prodigium to confront that ancient evil head on.

Death is never the end. #TheMummy – in theaters June 9. pic.twitter.com/GPAymK »

- Michael Briers

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The Mummy speaks in new promo for Universal’s monster reboot

13 April 2017 6:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Universal has been stepping up the marketing for The Mummy over the past few weeks with new images, a TV spot, poster and an international trailer, and now we’ve got another promo for the upcoming reboot entitled ‘Death is Never the End’, which features the first dialogue from Sofia Boutella’s titular monster Ahmanet; watch it below…

See Also: Chris Morgan on the future of the Universal Monsters universe after The Mummy

Death is never the end. #TheMummy – in theaters June 9. pic.twitter.com/GPAymK40tl

— #TheMummy (@themummy) April 10, 2017

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, »

- Amie Cranswick

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“Win it All” is another strong pairing of Jake Johnson and Joe Swanberg

12 April 2017 10:26 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Joe Swanberg has had one of the more interesting career upswings of any independent filmmaker out there. After being one of the essential founders of the mumblecore indie movement, he made a right turn of sorts a few years back. Opting for bigger stars and similarly simple premises, he’s found more acclaim than ever before. Between Drinking Buddies, Happy Christmas, and Digging for Fire, Swanberg is as exciting a writer/director as ever before. Most recently, Swanberg has teamed up again with frequent collaborator Jake Johnson for Win It All, a film that at once feels both different and similar than what he’s been up to lately. Above all else, it’s a great vehicle for Johnson, who does his best work when paired with Swanberg. The flick is a character study, centered on gambler Eddie Garrett (Johnson). He’s broke, but charming. A nice guy unable to resist a card game, »

- Joey Magidson

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“I Relate to Gambling — Not as a Card Player but as an Independent Filmmaker”: Joe Swanberg and Jake Johnson on their Netflix Original, Win it All

10 April 2017 11:27 AM, PDT | Filmmaker Magazine - Blog | See recent Filmmaker Magazine news »

With his new, SXSW-premiering Netflix Original, Win it All, the famously improvisatory writer/director Joe Swanberg has dealt his fans a real surprise: a picture with a much clearer plot, rhythm and character journey than his previous films. Indeed, with this movie about risk-taking, Swanberg has taken on a risk many successful filmmakers have avoided — the risk of artistic evolution. Pairing up again with collaborator Jake Johnson (Swanberg’s Drinking Buddies, TV’s New Girl), Swanberg puts his focus on gambling and the addiction to both winning — and perhaps losing too. Johnson, who co-wrote the script, plays Eddie Garrett, a down-and-out […] »

- Meredith Alloway

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Review — ‘Win It All’ Is a Low-Stakes Table But a Good Time

10 April 2017 6:51 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Win It All’ Is a Low-Stakes Table But a Good TimeJoe Swanberg’s latest character study combines neo-noir and lawnmowing.

I may be overly sympathetic towards Eddie (Win It All’s protagonist played by Jake Johnson) during the film’s opening credit sequence, because I recently took a similarly bleary-eyed train back home from Chicago’s Chinatown after a long night of cutting my losses. It’s not just that, though. Win It All is a slow-burn dramedy set on undercutting the romanticized, disheveled losers of noir while still developing a charm of its own. Johnson, in his expressive, frumpy portrayal of a low-stakes gambling addict — the kind of guy that wears a thin gold chain around his neck and really means it — finds pain, humor, and hope in a dead-end card junkie.

It helps that he co-wrote the screenplay with director and editor Joe Swanberg, who’s been his collaborator (in Drinking Buddies and Digging for Fire) in »

- Jacob Oller

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Chris Morgan on the future of the Universal Monsters universe after The Mummy

10 April 2017 4:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Universal is continuing to promote its upcoming Tom Cruise-led reboot of The Mummy ahead of its release this summer (in the past few days we’ve have had a TV spot, poster and an international trailer), and now producer Chris Morgan has been talking about their plans for the Universal Monsters shared universe moving foeward.

Speaking to CinemaBlend, Morgan explained: “Beyond [The Mummy], we’re just developing… we’re kind of locking in on all of the scripts. Right now, it’s Bride of Frankenstein and Creature from the Black Lagoon and The Invisible Man, Van Helsing, and The Wolfman. Those things kind of go a pace, and Universal will… we’re in talks to kind of figure out what the next film to come out will be.”

“Right now, we are producing and overseeing — Alex Kurtzman and I, our company has kind of joined together to oversee all of these films, »

- Robert Kojder

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Jake Johnson Talks ‘Win It All,’ His Scorsese/De Niro Relationship With Joe Swanberg, And More

8 April 2017 7:16 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

When Jake Johnson met director Joe Swanberg for the first time, he had no idea that this meeting would start what has so far been a fruitful and highly creative actor-director partnership. The fact that “Drinking Buddies” turned out to be their first movie helped a lot. The 2013 film, starring Johnson, Anna Kendrick and Olivia Wilde, has become the blueprint example of how good Swanberg’s style can be when everything just clicks.

Continue reading Jake Johnson Talks ‘Win It All,’ His Scorsese/De Niro Relationship With Joe Swanberg, And More at The Playlist. »

- Jordan Ruimy

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International trailer for The Mummy offers up new footage

8 April 2017 6:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Universal Pictures has really ramped up the promotional campaign for The Mummy this week with a new trailer, TV spot, images and a poster, and now we have a Chinese trailer for the upcoming reboot featuring some previously unseen and action-packed new footage; watch it below after the official synopsis…

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.

The Mummy is set for release on June 9th, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Win It All Review

7 April 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Win It All fluctuates the highs and lows of Joe Swanberg’s cinematic lyricism (indie and simplistic), but smartly pushes all-in at the right moments. Dramatic beats are so in-tune with the gambler’s lament in this pursuit of mega-buck paydays that are always “right around the corner.” It’s more than just an addiction, though. The gambler is someone who becomes accustomed to losing, because risk and reward go hand-in-hand. Adrenaline spikes even when cash flows outward, because there’s always a chance for redemption. Taking down a massive pot with pocket Aces makes you feel invincible until your full-house gets busted by quads – trust me. Then it’s doubt, self-depreciation and another stack of chips that are going to turn your life around until they vanish, too.

Jake Johnson stars as Eddie Garrett, a gambling man who spends his days parking cars and nights shuffling cards. He’s »

- Matt Donato

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Joe Swanberg Talks ‘Win It All,’ ‘Easy’ & His Fruitful Creative Collaboration With Jake Johnson

7 April 2017 12:04 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Joe Swanberg is an indie filmmaker in a renaissance period. Yes, he helped create mumblecore with filmmakers like Mark Duplass, Andrew Bujalski, Lynn Shelton and Aaron Katz, but Swanberg has arguably veered the least away from his improvised roots. In fact, unlike say, The Duplass Brothers, who (largely) tightly scripted their excellent HBO show, “Togetherness,” Swanberg has mostly kept his loose methodology.

Continue reading Joe Swanberg Talks ‘Win It All,’ ‘Easy’ & His Fruitful Creative Collaboration With Jake Johnson at The Playlist. »

- Rodrigo Perez

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Odds And Sods: The director and cast of Win It All try not to keep it too serious

7 April 2017 11:01 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

The new Netflix comedy Win It All is the third collaboration between Joe Swanberg and Jake Johnson, following Drinking Buddies and Digging for Fire. The duo approached the new film differently than their previous work, describing it as a “straight-up comedy.” The A.V. Club sat down with Swanberg and Johnson, as well as cast members Joe Lo Truglio and Aislinn Derbez, to find out how this new approach altered the filmmaking process. »

- Baraka Kaseko

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Smurfs: The Lost Village Review

7 April 2017 10:24 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

I figured it was the live-action that was the problem.

The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2 were, for the most part, rambunctious, asinine, lazily written child distractors, the cinematic equivalent of a big, bouncing blue ball. It bounces up and down, up and down, up and down, and eventually, something gets smashed or broken, but the kid is (seemingly) transfixed. But amongst the drivel, there were always shining little moments of promise and potential. They came near the top of the films, as we watched our CG Smurfs interact in their animated environment known as Smurf Village, away from their dreaded, pointless impending visit to the Big Apple. These segments were lively, engaging, inspired and, dare I say it, kinda fun. They were everything the resulting 80 minutes (and change) weren’t, a glimpse into what could’ve been if Sony Animation decided to cut their losses and stick with the animation. »

- Will Ashton

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Smurfs & Gramps Take One Last Swing At Box Office -- The Weekend Warrior

7 April 2017 7:30 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Welcome back to the Weekend Warrior, your weekly look at the new movies hitting theaters this weekend, as well as other cool events and things to check out. 

Three New Movies May Have Trouble Making Much of a Mark

After a couple impressive March weekends with one new box office record, and a couple impressive openings, we’re now into April, and of the new movies, there just doesn’t seem like anything can defeat last week’s powerful duo of DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby--which exceeded all predictions with $49 million, taking the top spot from Beauty and the Beast. Ghost in the Shell didn’t even do as well as I thought it may, opening with just $19 million, those late reviews helping to kill its weekend.

Sony Pictures Animation are giving the loveable blue Smurfs a third go at American audiences with The Smurfs: The Lost Village (Sony), after two previous movies, »

- Edward Douglas

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New poster for The Mummy features an enlarged Tom Cruise

6 April 2017 10:50 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Universal Pictures have unveiled a brand new poster for The Mummy, the incoming redo of the famous monster movie.

Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilisation: The Mummy.

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.

Cruise is joined by a cast including Annabelle Wallis (upcoming King Arthur, television »

- Paul Heath

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Tom Cruise featured on new poster for The Mummy

6 April 2017 11:37 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Universal Pictures has unwrapped another new poster for its Classic Monsters Universe-launching reboot of The Mummy, which appears to show an enormous kaiju Tom Cruise rampaging through the City of London. Take a look here…

See Also: Watch the trailer for The Mummy here

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.

The Mummy is set for release on June 9th, 2017, with Alex Kurtzman directing a »

- Gary Collinson

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