Universal Pictures has released a new featurette for the upcoming reboot of The Mummy directed by Alex Kurtzman.
Over the last few weeks, we have learned important details regarding the past of Princess Ahmanet (Sofia Boutella), an Egyptian Princess who was imprisoned when she summoned a great evil and murdered her father when he failed to uphold his promise to make her pharaoh after he sired a son leading to her becoming the horrific monster in the film.
In the new featurette, Boutella along with Kurtzman, Tom Cruise, visual effects supervisor Erik Nash, makeup and hair designer Lizzie Georgiou and special effects makeup designer David White take you through the series of transformations undergone by Ahmanet in the film and tease the phsyicality Boutella has brought to the role. You can check it out below.
The film stars Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Annabelle Wallis, Courtney B. Vance and Russell Crowe. Here’s the official synopsis:
Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess 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.