14 December 2012 6:54 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Len Wiseman appears to be pushing ahead with his planned remake of the Mummy franchise, currently set up at Universal. The last attempts, as you no doubt remember, were credited to director Stephen Sommers, with Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz in the leads. But Wiseman already has figured out one way to distance his property from the Mummy movies of the past. For starters, he wants it to be .a modern-day take. that has nothing to do directly with the Sommers films. Or so he told MovieWeb during a recent interview, clarifying, .(It) is a completely different film. . It is not a remake of any kind. . It.s horror. It.s epic.. Which is ironic, because Wiseman spoke to the site while promoting his remake of Total Recall, which is about to hit DVD shelves. The director stops short of confirming that a Mummy movie would in fact be his »

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