"I saw her… She is real." Universal has debuted the first official trailer for the new 2017 version of The Mummy, this time starring Tom Cruise in a movie directed by Alex Kurtzman. Cruise plays Nick Morton, one of the main characters who digs up the new "mummy", a priestess named Ahmanet played by Sofia Boutella. She unleashes a fury unlike anything seen in modern times, ushering in a "new world of gods and monsters". The rest of the cast includes Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance and Javier Botet. I'm actually a big fan of the 1999 version of The Mummy, and I'm not so sure about this new movie. It looks way too VFX driven and flashy, but it might turn out okay. Take a look below.
Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy, direct from YouTube:
Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess 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. The Mummy is directed by writer-filmmaker Alex Kurtzman, who made his directorial debut with People Like Us in 2012, after co-writing scripts for Star Trek, Transformers, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The script is written by Jon Spaihts and Christopher McQuarrie. This is another updated take on the original Universal Mummy movie from 1932. Universal will release Kurtzman's The Mummy in theaters starting June 9th, 2017 next summer. Your first impression?