Friday, November 14, 2014

Universal Monsters Reboot

Universal Pictures, the home of the world's most 'famous monsters of filmland' has confirmed they will be rebooting their cast of evil characters into 'heroes', similar to how Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The Terminator" went from a villain to a sympathetic character:

According to Universal Chairman Donna Langley, in order to remain competitive with Marvel and DC’s rivaling franchises, Universal needs to pull its new 'Monsters Universe' out of the horror genre and into the adventure one.

"We have to mine our resources," said Langley. "We don't have any capes, but what we do have is an incredible legacy and history with the monster characters.

"We've tried over the years to make monster movies — unsuccessfully, actually. So, we took a good, hard look at it, and we settled upon an idea, which is to take it out of the horror genre and put it more in the action-adventure genre..."

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