Russell Crowe is in early talks to star in Alex Kurtzman‘s The Mummy (2017) reboot film. Crowe might star as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Crowe could join Tom Cruise, Jake Johnson, Annabelle Wallis, Courtney B. Vance, and Sofia Boutella if this deal goes through. The Mummy is set to release in movie theaters on June 9, 2017. Dr. Jekyll will only appear in the film and not star in the film; Universal plans on introducing the character in his own film thus filling out the Universal Monsters Universe a little more. Tom Hardy and Javier Bardem were also in talks to play the role previously.
Directed by Alex Kurtzman
Official Synopsis: Though safely entombed in a crypt 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.
Cast: Javier Botet, Nick Donald, Jorge Leon Martinez, Tom Cruise, Lee Asquith-Coe, Neil Maskell, Tina Simmons, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Maury…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Action, Fantasy, Adventure