Universal Pictures will release ‘The Mummy’ on home-video this summer. The action-thriller failed to open at number-one this year, falling behind “Wonder Woman” with a $31M debut. Despite a slow-start, “The Mummy” did go on to make over $78M domestically and over $385M worldwide.
In the film an ancient evil is unleashed after centuries of captivity and her lust for revenge threatens to destroy the world. “The Mummy” will release on Digital HD on August 22, 2017 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD ($22 on Amazon) and On Demand on September 12, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible franchise, Top Gun) battles the ultimate evil in a breathtaking version of the legendary and mystical monster that has captivated and terrified humankind for centuries. With more than an hour of never-before-seen bonus features, The Mummy 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD reveal the deepest secrets behind this sumptuous and wonder-filled epic.
The studio describes the film stating, “Thought safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella, Star Trek Beyond, Kingsman: The Secret Service) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day.” The studio added, “Her malevolence has grown over millennia and with it come terrors that defy human comprehension. From the sands of the Middle East through modern-day London, The Mummy balances wonder, thrills, and imagination.”
The latest action-packed entry from director and producer Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek Into Darkness, Now You See Me) and producer Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious franchise), The Mummy also stars Oscar winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind), Jake Johnson (Jurassic World, “New Girl”), Annabelle Wallis (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, “Peaky Blinders”), and Courtney B. Vance (“American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,” Terminator Genisys).
“The Mummy” is the first installment in Universal’s planned “Dark Universe“. The next film in the franchise will be “Bride of Frankenstein”. Universal stated that Academy Award winner Bill Condon will direct “Bride of Frankenstein” for the studio.