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Apparently, The Mummy is getting rebooted in 2014 according to ComicBookMovie. It’s already got a director and he states it will be a modern gritty reboot and have nothing to do with the Brendan Fraser movies.

As much as I liked the Fraser movies, and as much as I loathe gritty reboots, I have to sign off on this one. For one, as it’s pointed out, The Mummy goes way back to Boris Karloff in 1932 which was in turn inspired by real events and a story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It was originally envisioned as a horror film, Fraser’s films made it a bit more family friendly and fun, so this new reboot will take it back to the horror genre proper with a more modern spin.

Now let’s just see if they can make a decent film.

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