Variety has suggested the project chimed with the current ethos at Universal in that it involves a number of classic horror figures, some of which, notably Wolf Man, will be making a return in the very near future.
I can’t see Howard taking it on and providing much interesting, although that chimes pretty heavily with my feelings on him as a helmer. He just doesn’t have the visual imagination and then necessary skill in conviction to pull it off. You never know though. Hope spring eternal. Yep.