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Does The Invisible Man Have A Post-Credits Scene?

Elisabeth Moss is about to hit the big screen in Universal's The Invisible Man, a very loose, updated adaptation of the 1897 H.G. Wells novel of the same name. Originally conceived as a big-budget starring vehicle for Johnny Depp, the flick was supposed to be the latest entry in the studio's nascent cinematic universe, but the failure of the 2017 Tom Cruise starrer The Mummy forced execs to scrap the plan for a complex web of interconnected stories and let each film in their erstwhile "Dark Universe" stand on its own invisible legs.

In order to jump start the updated versions of its classic monster properties, Universal partnered with Blumhouse, a studio known for reliably cranking out effective horror pictures on the cheap. The Invisible Man was directed by Leigh Whannell (Saw, Dead Silence, Insidious), and adapted for screen by genre legend David S. Goyer (Blade, The Dark Knight). The story concerns a woman (Moss) who escapes an abusive relationship only to find that her ex, who supposedly died by suicide, may not be as dead as she had thought — and that he may also be, well, invisible, and attempting to make her appear to be mentally ill to the world at large. 

As with any adapted franchise these days, audiences are already curious whether or not they should expect a little bonus content after the film proper runs its course. Well, we won't keep you in suspense: after the credits roll on The Invisible Man, there is nothing left to see. The movie contains no post-credits sequence.

Will Universal follow Disney's lead?

Although this answer is sure to disappoint moviegoers trained by Mighty Marvel to expect a little cinematic dessert after a movie's main course, it wouldn't really make sense for The Invisible Man. Since Universal's monster flicks are no longer doing the shared universe boogie, there's no reason for the picture to tease its connection to anything else, which is typically one of the main purposes of mid- or post-credits sequences.

Disney has been leveraging post-credit scenes to (mostly) great effect to emphasize the shared elements and interconnections between films in the MCU, and many fans expected Universal to follow suit with their Dark Universe films; imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, after all. Now that the franchise is as dead as... well, a mummy, we can probably expect that this won't be the case. Universal and Blumhouse are carving out their own path with those classic monster properties, and that's probably a very good thing; The Invisible Man is wowing critics, and if you ask us, it smells like a massive surprise hit. The flick hits theaters on February 28.