The Mummy

The Mummy
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 50min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Alex Kurtzman
  • Cast: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, Marwan Kenzari, Russell Crowe
  • UK release: 9 June 2017

US soldier Nick Morton (Cruise) is collecting artefacts in the Middle East when he accidentally releases the murderous, mummified Ahmanet (Boutella). Boutella’s the best thing in this first of Universal’s monster movie revamp series, Dark Universe. Based on this turgid and not at all scary effort, more like Dull Universe.

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Tom Cruise convinced Courtney B. Vance to star in The Mummy

9 Jun 2017

Film gossip

Courtney B. Vance agreed to star in 'The Mummy' because of Tom Cruise. The 57-year-old actor appears alongside Tom in the new Alex Kurtzman-directed fantasy movie, and Courtney has admitted that the mere presence of Tom was enough to convince him to…

The Mummy

9 Jun 20172 stars

Tom Cruise fails to use any of his star power in this dull start to the Dark Universe

As hinted by Universal's pre-film logo, spinning around to reveal the words 'Dark Universe', The Mummy is the first in a planned series of monster movies, revamping the classic 1930s horror icons. The twist here is that the Mummy is female: Princess…

Annabelle Wallis' Mummy character represents real women

7 Jun 2017

Film gossip

Annabelle Wallis says her 'The Mummy' character is "reflective" of women in the real world. The 32-year-old actress stars as Jenny Halsey in the upcoming reboot of the action-adventure franchise of the same name, and has said the role shows "the truth…

Tom Cruise's 'naughty' Mummy character

7 Jun 2017

Film gossip

Tom Cruise says his character in 'The Mummy' is "naughty". The 54-year-old actor stars as Nick Morton in the action-adventure horror movie reboot of the original franchise of the same name - which last had a major instalment in 2008 with 'The Mummy…

Jake Johnson took on Mummy for wife

6 Jun 2017

Film gossip

Jake Johnson took on his role in 'The Mummy' because his wife is fascinated by Tom Cruise. The 39-year-old actor had reservations about signing up for the movie as he was aware of the 54-year-old star's passion for doing his own stunts, and was…

The Mummy UK premiere cancelled following terrorist attack

25 May 2017

Film gossip

The European premiere of 'The Mummy' has been cancelled out of respect for the victims of a terrorist attack which took place in the UK on Monday (22.05.17). Stars of the first movie in Universal Studios' new Dark Universe horror franchise, which…

Tom Cruise made Jake Johnson do his own stunts in The Mummy

20 May 2017

Film gossip

Tom Cruise made Jake Johnson do his own stunts in 'The Mummy' reboot. The 54-year-old actor's co-star - who rose to fame starring in comedy series 'New Girl' - says it was a delight to star with Cruise in the Warner Bros. Monster Universe movie set in…

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