Sofia Boutella (“Kingsman: The Secret Service,” “Star Trek Beyond”) is in early talks to play the title role in “The Mummy” reboot at Universal Pictures.
Tom Cruise is in negotiations to star in the contemporary set movie which Alex Kurtzman is directing. The project is the first in a planned series of interconnected films about Universal’s classic monsters like Dracula, Frankenstein, the Invisible Man, the Bride of Frankenstein and The Creature from the Black Lagoon.
Jon Spaihts penned the script, Chris Morgan and Sean Daniel are producing and the film is currently targeting a March 24th 2017 release
Source: The Wrap