Promoting his new feature Wonders Of The Sea 3D in the luxurious surrounds of Cannes, the veteran said that he will be returning to three of his favorite franchises.
Studio filmmakers Chris Morgan and Alex Kurtzman have opened up about this new universe that will kick off with Tom Cruise's reboot of The Mummy.
While the prequel arm of the franchise is having no issue at all producing the goods, the follow up to the 1997 installment is stuck in neutral and could be scrapped.
With Fox coming to an end with the superhero franchise following on from Logan next year, the actors that helped the prequel series haven't agreed to extend their stay.
The director has told the press that the upcoming action blockbuster will be an enjoyable romp by avoiding a lot of the pitfalls of recent dark pictures.
The second installment to the franchise 13 years prior has been given a reboot by a dedicated fan, providing a bit of edge to the old classic.
A slew of horror films are attempting to provide new origin stories for some well-known horror villains as a way to fix story issues in poorly received entries within the franchises.
What can moviegoers expect to see in a Suicide Squad sequel? What threats will the ragtag collection of DC Universe villains face?