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Universal Pictures released the new trailer of "The Mummy" in the first week of this month, and it features the undead Tom Cruise battling against the Egyptian queen. Directed by Alex Kurtzman, this reboot of "The Mummy" franchise stars Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Russell Crowe, and Javier Botet in the lead roles. The film's script is written by Christopher Mcquarrie ("Edge of Tomorrow") and Jon Spaihts ("Passengers"), and film buffs believe that this movie will be an ultimate visual treat for viewers who love the deadly wrapped bodies.

'The Mummy': Universal Monsters Cinematic Universe begins here

For Universal Pictures, this movie is not a mere remake flick.

Through this film, the production company is officially beginning its Monsters Cinematic Universe, very similar to Marvels Cinematic Universe.

This reboot of 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 opens her eyes and takes revenge on the humans who live in the contemporary world. The malevolent grudge which has grown inside her mind is capable of destroying the entire planet, and it brings about a massive wave of chaos all around.

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The makers of the film have made the trailer in the most promising manner, and it is capable enough of drawing the attention of the viewers. As always, Tom Cruise looked charming throughout this video, and he has put up a scintillating show in the action scenes.

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Sofia Boutella looked terrific, and her screen presence will surely bring about nightmares to people who watch this film.

Reboots and remakes ruling Hollywood

Reboots and remakes are gaining more and more popularity in Hollywood, and the latest examples of this trend are the recently released, "Beauty and the Beast," "Logan" and "Kong: The Skull Island."

Trade experts believe that this new installment in "The Mummy" franchise will create storms at the International box-office. Initially scheduled for a 2016 release, the film instead will be released on June 9, 2017, in 3D and IMAX 3D.

"The Mummy" released in1999, grossed $43 million in 3,138 theaters in the United States on its opening weekend. The movie went on to earn over $400 million worldwide. The enormous box-office success of the film led to many sequels, prequel, and spin-offs.