Sean Daniels, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are producing the movie for Universal
The original trilogy grossed $1.25 billion
"Passengers" will be in theaters next year
Ridley Scott’s return to the franchise delivers the scares and the monsters but still pales next to the saga’s legendary first two chapters
"Prometheus" writer Jon Spaihts will pen the script for Universal's revamp of its "Mummy" franchise
Damon Lindelof ("Lost") revised Jon Spaihts' original sci-fi script, which was initially conceived as a prequel to Scott's "Alien"
Ridley Scott will produce through his company Scott Free, but it may not be his next directorial effort