The Universal Shared Monster Universe is coming collectively fairly properly, with Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella set to star of their Untitled Mummy Reboot, which is about for launch in the summertime of 2017. Many have questioned what venture will probably be subsequent for this shared universe, and it appears we might now have our reply. Deadline is reporting that the studio has signed on Johnny Depp to star of their remake of The Invisible Man.
Again in November, we reported that Common plans to launch a brand new horror film yearly, beginning with the Mummy Reboot, which Alex Kurtzman is directing. Manufacturing is scheduled to start in early 2016, with the studio already setting a June 9, 2017 launch date. The report additionally revealed that different films centering on Dracula, Van Helsing, The Bride of Frankenstein and The Wolf Man are set to comply with. There was a rumor final yr that The Wolf Man can be the subsequent challenge to comply with the Mummy Reboot, however that was by no means confirmed.
The studio’s unique model of The Invisible Man debuted in 1933, starring Claude Rains as a scientist who lastly comes up with a option to turn out to be invisible. Nevertheless, the components he invented turns him insane, as he terrorizes the countryside as an invisible killer. The studio additionally produced 1940’s The Invisible Man Returns, 1944’s The Invisible Man’s Revenge, 1951’s Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man.
It is not recognized who’s writing the The Invisible Man script presently, however the studio put collectively a writers room final yr to interrupt the tales for a number of films. The writers room was lead by Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, who immersed themselves within the studio’s basic horror movies, together with different iconic films from the Hammer Movies library. Their workforce included Noah Hawley (Fargo TV collection), Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners), Ed Solomon (Males In Black) and Jay Basu (Monsters: Darkish Continent), who will every be chargeable for their very own monster film. Eric Heisserer and Jon Spaihts have been lately added to this collective, signing on to put in writing Van Helsing.
Common lately slated one in every of these unspecified tasks for launch on March 30, 2018, which was believed to be for The Wolf Man. Nevertheless, with the scripting already underneath means on Van Helsing, and Johnny Depp set to star of their remake of The Invisible Man, it could possibly be any considered one of these tasks that will get the 2018 date. Johnny Depp most lately starred in Black Mass, and he’ll subsequent be seen within the sequel Alice By way of the Wanting Glass, hitting theaters on Might 27. What do you consider Johnny Depp enjoying The Invisible Man?