The Mummy is planning to wrap up a big-name leading man in Tom Cruise.Tom Cruise

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Cruise is in talks to star in the Universal Pictures reboot, which is intended to launch a shared universe of monster movies based on the studio’s classic creatures, such as the Wolfman, Frankenstein’s monster, and Dracula. Cruise isn’t expected to produce, but he will play a major part in development. Characters from the monster universe films are expected to crop up in each other’s installments before culminating in an “Avengers”-style tie-in film.

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Cruise most recently appeared in the summer hit Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation, and his upcoming films include the cartel thrillerMena and the sequel Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.

Satyapal Chandra

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