Tom Cruise Officially Signs On For Universal's 'The Mummy' Reboot

By Matt O'Bryant

As crazy and dumb as it sounds, its official, Tom Cruise has signed on to Star in Universal's The Mummy reboot. According to Variety Tom Cruise will play opposite Sofia Boutella, who most recently played a killer lady with swords for feet in Kingsman: Secret Service. She will next be seen in this year's new Star Trek film. The film is going to be directed by Alex Kurtzman (People Like Us) with a script by Jon Spaihts (Doctor Strange, Prometheus). While not much is known about the story, it has been rumored that the film will follow a Navy Seal team on a mission to find a group of terrorists in a bunker, only to discover a ancient evil.

The Mummy is set to hit theaters on June 9th, 2017.