The action adventure horror film The Mummy starring Tom Cruise is up for release this Friday on the 9th of June. This is the first film in the Dark Universe film series by Universal Pictures. Besides Tom Cruise, the film stars Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, Marwan Kenzari and Russell Crowe.
Take a look at the trailer of the movie which looks like a treat for fans of the thrilling horror genre.
This film that aims at reviving the Mummy franchise, revolves around the story of an ancient princess named Ahmanet who was mummified and entombed in an ancient tomb. After centuries of sleep inside her burial place in a lonely desert, she wakes up and seeks revenge on the humans who live in the contemporary world. This violent and malicious grudge that has grown inside her is capable of destroying the entire planet and this brings about an enormous wave of chaos all around. The film takes you on a thrilling journey through the extensive deserts of the Middle East to contemporary London.
Let us give you a breakdown into the crew of the film.
Director: Alex Kurtzman
Story: Jon Spaihts, Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet
Screenplay: David Koepp, Christopher McQuarrie, Dylan Kussman
Producers: Alex Kurtzman, Chris Morgan, Sean Daniel, Sarah Bradshaw
The film is majorly banking on International territories for its revenue, because over the years Tom Cruise has lost his hold over the US box office, but he still holds a commanding position overseas. On Tuesday, the film opened to a whooping $6.6 million in South Korea, the highest opening day ever in the market.
The Mummy releases on June 9 in majority of its territories worldwide, after a premiere in Sydney on May 22 followed by one in Paris on May 30.
In India, The Mummy releases in English, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil in 2D as well as Imax 3D, with paid previews being held in limited cities on Thursday.