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For the film studio, see Dark Universe (film studio).

Dark Universe logo, created by Weta Digital.

The Dark Universe was a planned series of monster films that were being developed and distributed by Universal Pictures. The Dark Universe was meant to serve as rebooted versions of past monster films that take place in a shared universe. Plans for the shared universe were shelved following the failure of The Mummy.


Released films

  1. The Mummy[1] (2017)
  2. The Invisible Man[2] (2020)

Upcoming films

  • Frankenstein[7] (TBA) (unreleased; in development)
  • Little Monsters (TBA) (unreleased; in development)

Films and crew

Main article: Dark Universe (film studio)#Filmography.

Comics and Manga

Video Games

Live Attractions


  1. 1.0 1.1 Universal Pictures Unveils "Dark Universe" with Name, Mark and Musical Theme For Its Classic Monsters Series of Films. Universal Pictures. prnewswire.com. May 22, 2017.
  2. Blumhouse's 'The Invisible Man' Sets March 2020 Release Date. Verhoeven, Beatrice. thewrap.com. May 20, 2019.
  3. When Can We Enlist in Paul Feig's Upcoming "Dark Army"?. Biscotti, Steven. universalmonstersuniverse.com. September 14, 2019.
  4. Dracula's Favorite Weirdo Will Get His Own Universal Monster Movie, Renfield. Eddy, Cheryl. gizmodo.com. November 20, 2019.
  5. Elizabeth Banks to Direct, Star in 'Invisible Woman' for Universal. Kroll, Justin. variety.com. November 26, 2019.
  6. Graveyard Smashing News! Universal Announces "Monster Mash.". Biscotti, Steven. universalmonstersuniverse.com. February 8, 2020.
  7. James Wan Assembling New Take on "Frankenstein". Miska, Brad. bloody-disgusting.com. November 20, 2019.
  8. GANMA! and Universal Team Up for "The Mummy" Web Manga. Chapman, Paul. crunchyroll.com. July 10, 2017.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Before 'The Mummy' Comes Out, Three Different Games Are Released For The Property. Sheehan, Gavin. bleedingcool.com. June 8, 2017.
  11. UMU Enjoys The Mummy Zero Gravity VR Experience in NYC!. Biscotti, Steven. universalmonstersuniverse.com. May 30, 2017.

External Links


Dark Universe [ve]
Films The MummyThe Invisible ManBride of Frankenstein (unreleased)Dark Army (unreleased)Renfield (unreleased)The Invisible Woman (unreleased)Monster Mash (unreleased)

Confirmed but untitled films: Frankenstein (unreleased)

Untitled films: Creature from the Black LagoonVan HelsingThe Wolf ManDraculaThe Phantom of the OperaThe Hunchback of Notre Dame

Comics and manga The Mummy: Dark Stories
Video games The Mummy: Prodigium StrikeThe Mummy: Dark Universe StoriesThe Mummy Demastered
Live attractions The Mummy Escape GameThe Mummy Zero Gravity VR Experience
Soundtracks The MummyThe Invisible Man
See also Dark Universe (film studio)Minor CharactersMonstersMonsters LegacyTimelineUniversal Pictures