Famous Monsters To Bring Back The Creature, The Mummy, Frankenstein And Others To The Silver Screen?

Posted by: Monster Island News on May 18th, 2010

Written By: Ken Hulsey
Source: Bloody Disgusting / Avery Guerra

Just wanted to tip everyone off to some interesting news that is breaking at Cannes.

According to a source at the movie festival, the newly revived, “Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine has announced that they are getting into the movie making biz.

So far, the magazine, once owned by the legendary publisher, Forrest J Ackerman, has a slate of five classic Universal horror franchises that they either wish to relaunch, or remake.

Check out these titles: Dracula: Reborn, Mummy: Resurrected, Frankenstein: Regenerated, Werewolf: Reloaded and Creature: Returns.

Not much else has surfaced about these potential new monster films, obviously based on the classic monster films of the 30s, 40s and 50s.

Is this true? Could “Famous Monsters” be about to start making their own films?

We’ll wait and see. This could just be a rumor.

I wonder what Universal will have to say about this?

See Also: FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND ISSUE #251 COVER UNVEILED / The First Look At Famous Monsters Of Filmland #251 / Famous Monsters of Filmland Convention News /Famous Monsters Of Filmland Brings ‘Downstream’ To The Egyptian Theatre / Famous Monsters Of Filmland To Invade Indianapolis This Summer / Famous Monsters Of Filmland Magazine Returns! / Famous Monsters Of Filmland – Editor To Be Announced Soon – Magazine Being Pushed Back / Famous Monsters Of Filmland To Give Carla Laemmle A Grand 100th Birthday Bash / Famous Monsters Of Filmland Is Reborn On The World Wide Web / Dracula (1931) / “Famous Monsters” Trademark Injunction Won By Philip Kim / Forrest J. Ackerman, 1916 – 2008 / RIP Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) / Forrest Ackerman’s Health Is Failing Now Is The Time For Fans To Contact Him / Mad Monster Party (1969)

About Monster Island News
Founder of the popular monster and sci-fi blogs Monster Island News and Godzilla 3D News and Information. Ken Hulsey began his writing career in 2000 when he founded kensforce.com a popular site with fans of Japanese sci fi/monster movies (Godzilla, Gamera and the like) and other B movies. In 2008, he closed down his original site and created the blog "Monster Island News" a showcase for classic horror/monster films and independent/alternative cinema.

2 Responses to “Famous Monsters To Bring Back The Creature, The Mummy, Frankenstein And Others To The Silver Screen?”

  1. jtmkryptos responds:

    these, the new bigfoot films, and the chupacabra film…
    could the monster movies finally be revived after the whole vampire craze shmucked it up?
    they should remake the beast from 20,000 fathoms

  2. Ulysses responds:

    That whole TWILIGHT series, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and of course the Ann Rice Vampire Chronicles has romanticized ” monsters” to such a point as a whole that it’s difficult to consider them monsters anymore and they lost that element of terror. I like the show SUPERNATURAL as it portrays them all as what they are, Monsters, and , they all dealt with in the appropriate fashion. Didn’t the Wolfman just come out a month ago to terrible reviews and a limited audience revenue? There’s your answer right there.

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