12 Things you need to know about The Mummy! #TheMummy #TheMummyPremiere @themummy

12 Things you need to know about The Mummy! #TheMummy #TheMummyPremiere @themummy

  • The movie introduces Russell Crowe as Dr. Jekyll, which will set up the character for a standalone film in Universal’s monster universe.
  • It is intended to be the first instalment in a possible Universal Monsters shared universe AKA “Dark Universe”.
  • The film’s tagline, “Welcome to a new world of gods and monsters,” is a quote from Bride of Frankenstein (1935), which was also produced by Universal.

  • The zero-gravity scene took 64 takes and was shot for 2 days in a falling plane.
  • Sofia Boutella’s character is named Princess Ahmanet, which is similar (but not related) to Amunet, a primordial Ancient Egyptian goddess that was the consort of the deity Amun.
  • Princess Ahmanet (Sofia Boutella) is not the first female mummy in the Universal Monsters franchise. The Mummy (1932), Imhotep (Boris Karloff) searched across millennia for his mummified lover, Ankhesenamun (Zita Johann), who had been reincarnated as Helen Grosvenor.
  • This remake of “The Mummy” will be released 85 years after the 1932 original version, 18 years after the 1999 remake, and 16 years after “The Mummy Returns“.
  • The plane crash sequence was partially shot with Tom Cruise on the ‘vomit comet’ zero-g airplane.
  • As of 22 May 2017, Universal Studios is officially calling their new monster universe the Dark Universe. This was also hinted at in the third trailer.
  • The character played by Tom Cruise was originally named Tyler Colt, but this was ultimately changed to Nick Morton.
  • The two Oscar-nominated actors, Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe, who are collaborating for the first time.
  • The film’s original plot is set in Iraq and follows a Navy SEAL and his team that battle mummies led by Ashurbanipal.

Source: www.imdb.com

 

No Comments Yet.

Thank you so much for commenting. That makes you a #JoziStyler!

%d bloggers like this: