This Is the One Tom Cruise Stunt That Failed to Impress

2017’s The Mummy is a mess for a number of reasons.

For starters, the supernatural action reboot was supposed to launch the Dark Universe, a interconnected Universal monster movie franchise akin to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

But after the film’s abysmal box office performance, the Dark Universe immediately ended, putting to bed Russell Crowe’s Jekyll and Hyde, Johnny Depp’s Invisible Man, Javier Bardem’s Frankenstein’s Monster, and Angelina Jolie’s Bride of Frankenstein.

The Mummy itself starred Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, and Sofia Boutella as the titular mummy.

Directed by Alex Kurtzman, The Mummy sought to infuse the monster movie with Cruise’s signature action stunts from the Mission Impossible movies.

However, just from the very first trailer, the film didn’t necessarily look like a modern update from what came before.

The preview largely featured the film’s zero gravity sequence, which culminates in Tom Cruise screaming,…

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