First Look The Mummy (2017) First Look: Poster and Teaser FT. Tom Cruise Released by Universal Pictures By Maurice FabNewz Posted on December 1, 2016 The poster and teaser trailer of the upcoming American action-adventure horror film. The Mummy has been released by Universal Pictures and by the looks of it, this Tom Cruise starrer set to release in mid-2017 does promise to be a cracker of a watch. Directed by Alex Kurtzman and written by Jon Spaihts, this reboot of the original Mummy Series is slated for a June 9, 2017 release. The Mummy starring Tom Cruise will hit theatres on June 9,2017 The Mummy has been planned as the first film in the Universal Monster cinematic universe with plans for The Wolfman, The Invisible Man, Bride of Frankenstein, and Van Helsing all in various stages of development. The official premise of the movie reads Thought safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in the present day. She brings with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension. Starring the Mission Impossible star in the main protagonist role, the Mummy also stars Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance and Russell Crowe. Have a look at the 18-second teaser for The Mummy release just a few moments ago.