Tom Cruise is killed off in the first trailer for The Mummy reboot

Don’t worry, he gets better

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The first trailer for Universal horror reboot The Mummy has arrived, and in a surprisingly ballsy move it kills off banner star Tom Cruise within the first minute.

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Of course, this being a Tom Cruise film, his character Nick Morton easily shrugs off his certain death after a terrifying plane crash sequence (with some great Inception-style scenes of people being thrown round the plane), ripping out of a body bag to take on Sofia Boutella’s creepy Mummy and her weird double-pupilled eyes. Did they all have those in Egypt?

Anyway, based on what we see in the trailer (including a deadly chase through London), it looks like Cruise’s take on the franchise will be the most action-packed yet, and we can’t wait to see what other stunts they have planned. No doubt Nick Morton has a few more near-misses with death yet to come.

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The Mummy will be released in summer 2017