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Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios or simply Universal) is an American film studio responsible for the creation of the Dark Universe.


Universal Pictures was founded on April 30, 1912, as Universal Film Manufacturing Company by Carl Laemmle, Mark Dintenfass, Charles O. Baumann, Adam Kessel, Pat Powers, William Swanson, David Horsley, Robert H. Cochrane, and Jules Brulatour. Laemmle became president in July of 1912. In the 1920's, Lon Chaney, Sr., one of the earliest known horror actors, appeared in many of Universal's early horror films, such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925).


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Dark Universe [ve]
Films The MummyBride of Frankenstein (unreleased)Untitled Creature from the Black Lagoon film (unreleased)Untitled Invisible Man film (unreleased)Untitled Van Helsing film (unreleased)Untitled Wolf Man film (unreleased)Untitled Frankenstein film (unreleased)Untitled Dracula film (unreleased)Untitled Phantom of the Opera film (unreleased)Untitled Hunchback of Notre Dame film (unreleased)
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 Mummy: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
See also Dark Universe (film studio)Minor CharactersMonsters LegacyTimelineUniversal Pictures