Given the success so many modern horror movies are seeing under the banner of Blumhouse
, Universal Pictures
is next turning to the studio to revive their classic Universal Monsters franchise. A powerhouse in the horror genre, Blumhouse has achieved great success both critically and financially with their movies, which includes such titles as Halloween, The Purge
, Paranormal Activity
, and many more. Best of all, Blumhouse has a penchant for producing quality movies while working on a minimal budget. These qualities may have been what attracted Universal to Blumhouse, giving them the green light to reboot The Invisible Man
. According to a new report, this could be the first of a franchise featuring the Universal Monsters, with some of the most talented directors of today bringing their own unique visions to the projects.
Confirmed to direct the movie is horror filmmaker Leigh Whannell
. Known for co-creating the Saw and Insidious horror franchises,