Universal reps have informed us of a few release dates that you should know about for The Seventh Son, The Boys Next Door and, notably, The Mummy reboot.
Regarding the latter: The Mummy is set for release on April 22, 2016. Here’s an early blurb from the studio: “A legend that has endured since the dawn of man is reborn in The Mummy, Universal Pictures’ all-new epic action-adventure. The Mummy is conceived with dramatic intensity by an imaginative creative team including director Andy Muschietti (Mama) and producers Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci (Star Trek and Transformers series) and Sean Daniel (The Mummy trilogy). Jon Spaihts (Prometheus) wrote the screenplay, and Bobby Cohen and Barbara Muschietti will executive produce.”
WWE Studios and Blumhouse Productions announced today a partnership on Incarnate, the micro-budget thriller from Blumhouse directed by Brad Peyton, scripted by Ronnie Christensen and starring Aaron Eckhart.
WWE Superstar Mark Henry has been cast in a cameo role.
Universal Pictures will distribute the film in the U.S.
ABC has ordered up an unscripted pilot centered around haunted houses, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The network is teaming Blumhouse Productions on this endeavor, however, no further details were revealed about the project.
Blumhouse previously collaborated with ABC on The River. Mike Darnell of Warner Bros. TV will oversee the project as well. Of course, we’ll bring you more details as they come in.
Jim Parsons, Isla Fisher and Ellen Barkin are set to star in Visions, the latest production from Blumhouse.
The film is scripted by Lucas Sussman and shooting is expected to begin this fall.
Visions centers on a pregnant woman moving to the wine country to be with her husband at their vineyard — a move which triggers terrifying visions.
Iain Softley, director of K-Pax and The Skeleton Key, is currently directing Curve for Blumhouse Productions, reports The Wrap. Also on board the producing team? Jaume Collect-Serra of Orphan and House of Wax. Julianne Hough and Teddy Sears are set to star.
According to THR, Rosario Dawson has boarded Incarnate, the latest horror film from Blumhouse Productions.
Scripted by Ronnie Christensen (Dark Tide), Incarnate follows an exorcist who comes up against an evil from his past when he uses his supernatural skills to enter the subconscious of a nine-year old boy.
Aaron Eckhart is playing the exorcist.
Lionsgate reps inform us that Kevin Greutert’s supernatural thriller, Jessabelle, will no longer open on January 10, 2014.
Instead, the film – a Blumhouse production – has been shifted to August 29, 2014.
Directed by Kevin Greutert with a script by Robert Ben Garant, the film stars Sarah Snook, Mark Webber and Joelle Carter.
Blumhouse Productions is expanding its talent pool now that it’s at Universal. According to Variety, the company is going to work with Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious) on The Boy Next Door. Jennifer Lopez is set to star.