The chief architects of Universal Pictures’ Dark Universe – Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan – have reportedly left the franchise. Aimed at reviving the classic monster movie icons in its vault, Universal Pictures officially kicked off its Dark Universe franchise of films in June with The Mummy, an action horror vehicle starring Tom Cruise as a modern day adventurer in a new take on the 1932 classic starring Boris Karloff. If everything had gone according to plan, the film would have set up a shared universe of films that would eventually include Bride of Frankenstein and The Invisible Man, among others, starring the likes of Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp, and Russell Crowe as the head of a ...

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