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.
On April 4, 2012, Universal Studios announced that they are developing the reboot of The Mummy franchise, with Jon Spaihts to write the film and Sean Daniel who produced the previous three films, returning as producer. On May 1, 2012, Universal has signed on with Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman a two-year deal to produce the reboot through their K/O Paper Products banner.
On September 24, 2012, it was announced that Universal had set Len Wiseman to direct the film.Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess played by Sofia Boutella, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, brining with her malevolence grown over a 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.
Tom Cruise is joined by a cast including Annabelle Wallis King Arthur), Jake Johnson (Jurassic World), Courtney B. Vance (The People V. O.J. Simpson) and Oscar winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator).
The creative team on this action-adventure event led by director/producer Alex Kurtzman and producer Chris Morgan, who have been instrumental in growing some of the most successful franchises of the past several years.
Kurtzman wrote or produced entries in Transformers, Star Trek and the Mission: Impossible series with Morgan being the narrative engineer of the Fast & Furious saga which has become one of the highest grossing movie franchises of All-Time.
Sean Daniel who produced the most recent Mummy Trilogy will also produce alongside Kurtzman and Morgan. The Mummy hits theatres June 9, 2017 by Universal Pictures.