For the titular character, see Ahmanet.

The Mummy is an upcoming action adventure horror film, and the first installment in the Dark Universe. It was directed by Alex Kurtzman[1], and written by David Koepp, Christopher McQuarrie and Dylan Kussman.[2] It will be released on June 9, 2017.[5]


Production historyEdit

In 2012, Universal Studios announced plans for a modern-day reboot of The Mummy franchise.[25] Len Wiseman was initially set to direct, before leaving the project in 2013.[26] Andrés Muschietti replaced him, but left the following year.[27] In July 2014, Alex Kurtzman took over as director.[1]

Tom Cruise began talks to star as the lead in November 2015.[28] Sofia Boutella began talks the following month,[29] before being cast by Kurtzman.[30] Preceded in the previous months by other casting, Russell Crowe began talks to star in May 2016.[31]

Filming began in April 2016 in Oxford, England.[32] Filming in London wrapped on July 17.[33] Principal production moved to Namibia, wrapping on August 13. Additional photography moved to London until August 26, before finally wrapping.[34]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Alex Kurtzman to Direct 'The Mummy' Reboot (Exclusive)" - Hollywood Reporter
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 "New ‘The Mummy’ Trailer Teases the Beginning of a Dark Universe" - Collider
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Final Trailer For THE MUMMY Is Here" - We Are Movie Geeks
  4. "Brian Tyler Set As Composer for 'The Mummy'! (EXCLUSIVE)" - Universal Monsters Universe
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Tom Cruise’s ‘The Mummy’ Gets New Release Date" - Variety
  6. "The Mummy at an AMC Theatre near you" - AMC Theatres
  7. "The Mummy (2017) (2017)" - Box Office Mojo
  8. "Tom Cruise’s The Mummy Trailer Teases Gods, Monsters And Scares" - CINEMABLEND
  9. "Meet Sofia Boutella, the new Mummy" - Entertainment Weekly
  10. "Tom Cruise’s ‘Mummy’ Reboot Casts Annabelle Wallis" - Variety
  11. "Annabelle Wallis Talks 'Contemporary, Cool, Exciting' "The Mummy"!" - Universal Monsters Universe
  12. "'New Girl' Star Jake Johnson Joins Tom Cruise in 'The Mummy' (Exclusive)" - Hollywood Reporter
  13. "One Year Ago This Day - Jake Johnson Brings The Funny to "The Mummy"" - Universal Monsters Universe
  14. "‘People v. O.J.’ Star Courtney B. Vance Joins Tom Cruise in ‘The Mummy’" - The Wrap
  15. "Stuntman Tom Cruise Brings "Great Action and Real Thrills" to "The Mummy"!" - Universal Monsters Universe
  16. "Marwan Kenzari Joins Tom Cruise in ‘The Mummy’ Reboot" - Variety
  17. 17.0 17.1 "UMU Looks Inside Dr. Jekyll's Briefcase & Reveals a "Dark Universe"!" - Universal Monsters Universe
  18. "Russell Crowe Joining Tom Cruise In ‘The Mummy’" - Deadline
  19. "Yes...Dr. Henry Jekyll M.D, D.C.L, L.L.D, F.R.S etc... at your service" - Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) - Twitter
  20. "The Mummy new featurette teases Russell Crowe’s Jekyll and Hyde" - SciFiNow
  21. "Javier Botet will provide his twisted skills to The Mummy, It remake" - JoBlo
  22. "Selva Rasalingam in The Mummy" - Harvey Voices
  23. "Actor Rez Kempton Talks "The Mummy" 2017!" - Universal Monsters Universe
  24. "Universal announces plans for a classic monster revival with Dark Universe" - JoBlo
  25. "EXCLUSIVE: The Mummy Remake to Be an Epic Horror Movie Set in Present Day America" - MovieWeb
  26. "Director Len Wiseman Exits ‘The Mummy’ Reboot at Universal" - The Wrap
  27. "‘Mummy’ Reboot Loses ‘Mama’ Director Andy Muschetti (Exclusive)" - The Wrap
  28. "Tom Cruise in Talks to Star in ‘The Mummy’ Reboot (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  29. "'Kingsman' Actress Sofia Boutella in Talks to Star in 'The Mummy' (Exclusive)" - Hollywood Reporter
  30. "The Mummy: Filmmaker Alex Kurtzman on Resurrecting Universal's Classic Monsters and Building a Shared Universe" - IGN
  31. "Russell Crowe in Early Talks to Join Tom Cruise in 'The Mummy'" - Hollywood Reporter
  32. "Actor Tom Cruise in Oxford filming for The Mummy reboot" - Oxford Mail
  33. "Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis Photos from The Mummy Set" -
  34. "The Sarcophagus Closes on 'The Mummy'; Principal Photography Wraps!" - Universal Monsters Universe

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