Rebooted

The Mummy

February 08, 2023 Andak Media Season 2 Episode 6
The Mummy
Rebooted
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Rebooted
The Mummy
Feb 08, 2023 Season 2 Episode 6
Andak Media

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In this episode, we are all aboard the Brendan Fraser hype train and resurrecting an old favorite with The Mummy! (Do you see what we did there?) 

The Fraser fronted remake debuted in 1999 as a goofy, Iniana Jones inspired action romp about a race across Egypt to uncover a long forgotten treasure. It spawned a multi-film franchise that includes eight titles (but only if you count the four direct-to-video Scorpion King spin-offs, and, we're not sure those are up to par). 

In 2017, amid Marvel Mania, Universal tapped Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe for another remake intended to be the gritty, action-packed launch point of their own connected Dark Universe—a plan that failed quite spectacularly, if we're being honest. 

The one saving grace, is that 2017's outing gave us Jake Johnson basically rehashing his role as Nick Miller from New Girl but as a treasure hunting soldier, so not a total loss. 

This podcast was produced by Andak Media. Andak is dedicated to helping creatives find community and support for their creative passions. You can find more info about Andak Media at andak.us. If you’ve enjoyed our content, you can offer support on Patreon at patreon.com/andak. We offer perks for all of our patrons, including excuslive podcast  episodes, podcast episode polls, monthly AMAs, and exclusive patron-only merchandise.

Support the Show.

Rebooted is produced by Andak Media, a community of creatives creating community.

Your support helps us offset hosting and caffeine costs, to learn more and see our Patreon exclusive merchandise, visit our Patreon.

You can find us online on our Facebook Group and Twitter (@PodcastRebooted).

Show Notes

Send us a question!

In this episode, we are all aboard the Brendan Fraser hype train and resurrecting an old favorite with The Mummy! (Do you see what we did there?) 

The Fraser fronted remake debuted in 1999 as a goofy, Iniana Jones inspired action romp about a race across Egypt to uncover a long forgotten treasure. It spawned a multi-film franchise that includes eight titles (but only if you count the four direct-to-video Scorpion King spin-offs, and, we're not sure those are up to par). 

In 2017, amid Marvel Mania, Universal tapped Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe for another remake intended to be the gritty, action-packed launch point of their own connected Dark Universe—a plan that failed quite spectacularly, if we're being honest. 

The one saving grace, is that 2017's outing gave us Jake Johnson basically rehashing his role as Nick Miller from New Girl but as a treasure hunting soldier, so not a total loss. 

This podcast was produced by Andak Media. Andak is dedicated to helping creatives find community and support for their creative passions. You can find more info about Andak Media at andak.us. If you’ve enjoyed our content, you can offer support on Patreon at patreon.com/andak. We offer perks for all of our patrons, including excuslive podcast  episodes, podcast episode polls, monthly AMAs, and exclusive patron-only merchandise.

Support the Show.

Rebooted is produced by Andak Media, a community of creatives creating community.

Your support helps us offset hosting and caffeine costs, to learn more and see our Patreon exclusive merchandise, visit our Patreon.

You can find us online on our Facebook Group and Twitter (@PodcastRebooted).

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