Jake Johnson Boards “The Mummy” Reboot

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Jake-Johnson

is set to star in the untitled reboot of THE MUMMY. The movie is setting up Universal’s plan to build a interconnected franchise of classic monster movies.

The modern franchise started in 1999 with Brenden Fraser and Rachel Weisz. is set to headline the new iteration of the epic action adventure as a special forces soldier. The cast also includes and , who will star as the titular mummy.

will sit in the director’s chair for the reboot. He will also produce alongside and . and at Universal are set to oversee the project. Prometheus scribe wrote the script.

Johnson currently stars in the Fox sitcom, The New Girl. He also starred in the box office blockbuster Jurassic World as well as the Joe Swanberg improvised indie, Digging For Fire. More recently, he starred in the ensemble bachelor party comedy Joshy which premiered at the Sundance Festival early this year.

He is repped by .

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