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It Takes a Monster Trailer: The Mummy!

SOFIA BOUTELLA is  “The Mummy.” Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

The Mummy is the first in what Universal hopes to build into a universe based on the studio’s classic monsters.

Nick Morton (Tom Cruise) is killed in a plane crash but wakes up in the morgue seemingly unscathed. He learns that he has been marked by the ultimate evil.

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Bryan Fuller Beams Aboard CBS All Access’ Star Trek!

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Bryan Fuller – creator of such gems as Dead Like Me, wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies, and Hannibal – is returning to the franchise that gave him his start.

The former writer for Star Trek: Deep Space 9 and Star Trek: Voyager has been chosen to run the new Star Trek series coming from CBS Productions that will air on CBS All Access.

Fuller will co-create the series will Alex Kurtzman. Follow the jump for more.

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It’s Not Dead, Jim! New Star Trek Series Coming!

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CBS Television Studios are releasing a new Star Trek series in January, 2017. The series, which will be produced by Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness) will executive produce the series.

CBS Studios International will distribute the series globally for television and multiple platforms. The series premiere will air on CBS – then the the premiere and all subsequent episodes will stream exclusively on on CBS All Access in the U.S.

The new series will not be connected to the movie series. For further details, follow the jump.

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Why Sleepy Hollow Has No ‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ – Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci Talk Fox’s New Horror/Cop Show Hybrid!

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Fox’s Sleepy Hollow (Mondays, 9/8C) is a show that blends Hawthorne, Rip Van Winkle and Revelations within a flexible cop show/semi-procedural format. It’s goofy, weird, scary and oddly compelling in equal measures.

Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci spoke with members of the press/bloggers earlier this week to tease the series and explain how its unique mix of elements came about.

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People Like Us – Sizzle Reel Featurette

 

People Like Us is a drama/comedy about family, inspired by true events, starring Chris Pine (“Star Trek”) as Sam, a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman, whose latest deal collapses on the day he learns that his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home, where he must put his father’s estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. In the course of fulfilling his father’s last wishes, Sam uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down: He has a 30-year-old sister Frankie whom he never knew about (Elizabeth Banks). As their relationship develops, Sam is forced to rethink everything he thought he knew about his family—and re-examine his own life choices in the process.

People Like Us is the the feature film directing debut of co-writer Alex Kurtzman [Alias, Mission: Impossible III, Star Trek]. The DreamWorks Pictures releases opens on June 29, 2012. Check out the Sizzle Reel Featurette above.

Hawaii Five-0 Reboot Is The Season’s Best New Procedural!

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Hawaii Five-0 [CBS, Mondays, 10/9C] features characters whose names are familiar, and the setting that comes with the title, but it is not your father’s/grandfather’s Hawaii Five-0. It is a fast-paced, well written, fresh take on cop shows that has energy to burn and charisma to spare.

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