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There Will Be Two IMAX Posters For The Mummy Premiere!

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Celebrate The Mummy in IMAX with two new posters!

The new trend in going to the movies is to get a free poster when you attend the opening night of a film.  The poster is usually a standard image used in a promotional ad or billboard.  When it comes to The Mummy, the full fury of promotional advertising has been unwrapped.  The film will have two–yes two–posters specifically for the IMAX premiere of the film the week of June 9th.

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This poster is my personal favorite.  While the image of Tom Cruise has been seen on other posters, the background is very different and very sinister.  It invokes the fear and evil of a vengeful Ahmanet and what she has planned for our world.  Sofia Boutella looks amazing in the poster and it really emphasizes the fantastic make-up done by Lizzie Georgiou and her talented team including her daughter Bella and Danielle Harding among many others.

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This poster takes the sarcophagus image and re-imagines it.  It is now bigger and the face seems to be watching Tom Cruise as he descends into the tomb.  This is a new image of him as we’ve either seen the pose from the red poster or his face in a poster that harkens back to the movie Face/Off where one half is his face and the other half is Sofia Boutella.  In order to get these posters, you must attend an IMAX screening of The Mummy.  If you live in New York City, be sure to visit the AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13, which is one of the biggest IMAX theaters in the country!

As always, stay tuned to Universal Monsters Universe for the latest on The Mummy and the Universal Monsters Universe of films.

Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy.

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.

The Mummy is directed by Alex Kurtzman, from a script by Jon Spaihts, Dylan Kussman, and Christopher McQuarrie. The film stars Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Marwan Kenzari, Courtney B. Vance, Russell Crowe and Sofia Boutella. The film opens June 9, 2017.

(Joe Grodensky – @JoeGrodensky)

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Joe Grodensky

Joe is a man of paradox. Joe is mysterious yet an open book. Joe is outgoing yet introverted. Joe is part wolf and man. Joe's favorite monster movie? Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992).

Readers Comments (5)

  1. I love that second poster with Tom Cruise descending….as the imagery reminds me of…here we go again….Uncharted!

    Speaking of which, Steven, what did you think about the Tom Holland casting as young Nathan Drake?!

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    • Hey CinemaConFan! Haha, yes, very much so, even right down to the clothes Tom is in. And this leads me to your next question. I’m very disappointed.

      Okay, I’m not disappointed to the place that I’d skip “Uncharted” when it releases, but I was one of the fans that was hoping for an adult Nathan Drake movie. I suppose it’s an interesting take to see a young Nathan Drake, like in Uncharted 3 when he’s running around Colombia. But even so, I would have liked an adult version of him. I have no issues with Tom Holland, and I’m very happy for him to have landed the part, however that Sony went another route is a shame. If this particular film enhances the original games history, then I’ll take back my words. But for now, it looks like the closest to an adult Uncharted movie will, in fact, be “The Mummy.”

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      • I know what you mean. It’s also such a shame that it took Sony all this time to decide they actually wanted a young Nathan Drake movie. We should have heard that sometime last year! Imagine how Joe Carnahan feels! Imagine how Naughty Dog feel! I’m not expecting the Uncharted movie to start filming in 2017 any longer….because who knows how long it will take to get a greenlit script. What I would hope for is that the movie also has an adult version of Drake…but I don’t expect that to happen at all. Even if let’s say the movie is fantastic, and Holland plays the role for many movies to come, I just don’t expect that he is ever going to look enough like adult Nathan Drake from the games….which is such a bummer.

        And I would prefer that the movie(s) not be in “the same universe” as the games. Perhaps this first movie won’t have any story contradictions from the games, but down the road, I wouldn’t want to have a full-on repeat of the stories in the games. So that’s why I think they should effectively create a new mythology for the franchise that gives them a clean slate to work with. Obviously I’m pretty sure they will keep the hallmarks of the franchise intact for the film – epic action, high adventure, great characters & story…but yeah, adult Drake is just a lot better than young Drake.

        It’s ironic because I’m so pumped for the young Han Solo movie! I love the casting of Alden Ehrenreich – heck, he would have made for a WAY better Nathan Drake than Tom Holland! But the issue there is I’m mildly expecting that Ehrenreich will play not only Solo, but young Indy sometime post-Indiana Jones 5 (scheduled for July 2020). I wouldn’t want him to play all three roles. Which is yet another reason Sony should have gone with adult Drake.

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        • Yes! I’m with you on that. I’m very excited for Han Solo and Alden Ehrenreich playing him. Personally hoping we get a first look sometime this summer or year.

          But yes, it was a bummer about Uncharted. Slightly less excited for it since, but that’s okay because we have… “The Mummy”!

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          • I think Disney and Lucasfilm are going to use D23 as a major opportunity to showcase the Han Solo movie. I hope a trailer will debut there – and release online, but even if that doesn’t happen, I would say we will get a trailer in 2017 for the movie – assuming the May 2018 release date holds, which it seems that it will at this point.

            And of course, I’ve got my eye on all things Uncharted, and look forward to future developments…after all, it’s one of my favorite franchises of all time in any medium!

            And BTW, did you see this article about The Mummy?!!! Awesome opportunity.

            http://collider.com/the-mummy-imax-screening-nyc-announcement/

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