Len Wiseman, is no longer the Director of the Universal’s Mummy Reboot. He’s departed the project due to scheduling issues, Wiseman recently directed the Total Recall remake as well as the pilot for the upcoming Fox series Sleepy Hollow. leaving Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman on the hunt for a new director.
Wiseman originally signed up for directing the movie last year, Producers Sean Daniels, Kurtzman and Orci are looking for a new director.
The new new Mummy, penned by Prometheus co-writer Jon Spaihts, promises a more science-based, Michael Crichton-y take on the great Universal monster. Wiseman himself characterised it as “a darker twist on the material, a scarier version” when he was talking about the project last year.
Mummy reboot which Universal wants in theaters in the summer of 2014.