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'Mama' Director Moving on to Other Maternal Colloquialisms with 'Mummy' Reboot

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Now that he's shown he can make unconvincingly rotted, willowy CGI flesh lurch around for vengeance, Mama director Andres Muschietti may be headed to the Mummy franchise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the director is "circling a deal" to take over Universal's planned reboot in the wake of Len Wiseman's August departure. Plot details are being kept secret, but Prometheus's Jon Spaihts wrote the script, and it's said it brings the action to modern times--because, well, I hope you can handle this but we're going to hack the mummy.

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