I don’t think anyone would have ever imagined that Tom Cruise would topline a reboot of Universal Pictures’ The Mummy. But he is – and it looks bloody fantastic. Russell Crowe is along for the ride, while Sofia Boutella plays the titular wrapper.
This is all about building a shared universe that will see The Mummy join Javier Bardem’s Frankenstein and Johnny Depp’s The Invisible Man on the big screen. It’ll be interesting to see how that concept shapes up once this hits screens in June.
You could argue that there’s a Mummy: Impossible vibe going on here, but I don’t care one bit.
The Mummy opens on 9 June 2017.