added: Sun, Dec 4th '16
From fighting space aliens to protecting the world from double-agents, Tom Cruise has dealt with all sorts of crazy scenarios before. But in his latest tentpole movie, the action star may have just gotten himself mixed up with another -- dare we say -- mission impossible.
Check out the just-released trailer for Universal's reboot of "The Mummy," starring Cruise as a fearless adventurer who goes up against an angry ancient princess (played by Star Trek Beyond's Sofia Boutella) who has risen from the dead to destroy the world.
Cruise is joined by Annabelle Wallis (upcoming King Arthur), Jake Johnson (Jurassic World), and Courtney B. Vance (The People V. O.J. Simpson) with Oscar-winner Russell Crowe also starring as Dr. Henry Jekyll (Hmm, could this mean a possible franchise spin-off?).
Scheduled to hit theaters next summer, on June 9, 2017, the film is helmed by screenwriter-turned-film director Alex Kurtzman, who is best known for co-writing and producing the "Star Trek" reboot films, co-writing the first two "Transformers" movies, and co-creating the sci-fi series "Fringe" with former writing partner Roberto Orci.
Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy.
Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella, of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" and "Star Trek Beyond") whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.
From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.
directed by Alex Kurtzman
starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, Russell Crowe
release date June 9, 2017