- For the titular character, see Ahmanet.
The Mummy is an action adventure horror film, and the first installment in the Dark Universe. It was directed by Alex Kurtzman, and written by David Koepp, Christopher McQuarrie and Dylan Kussman. It was released on June 9, 2017 in the United States.
- Tom Cruise as Nick Morton
- Annabelle Wallis as Jennifer "Jenny" Halsey
- Sofia Boutella as Princess Ahmanet
- Jake Johnson as Chris Vail
- Courtney B. Vance as Colonel Greenway
- Marwan Kenzari as Malik
- Russell Crowe as Dr. Henry Jekyll/Edward "Eddie" Hyde
In 2012, Universal Studios announced plans for a modern-day reboot of The Mummy franchise. Len Wiseman was initially set to direct, before leaving the project in 2013. Andrés Muschietti replaced him, but left the following year. In July 2014, Alex Kurtzman took over as director.
Tom Cruise began talks to star as the lead in November 2015. Sofia Boutella began talks the following month, before being cast by Kurtzman. Preceded in the previous months by other casting, Russell Crowe began talks to star in May 2016.
Filming began in April 2016 in Oxford, England. Filming in London wrapped on July 17. Principal production moved to Namibia, wrapping on August 13. Additional photography moved to London until August 26, before finally wrapping.