First trailer for The Mummy reboot starring Tom Cruise is here - and it's epic

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The first trailer for the rebooted version of The Mummy is here with a new leading man: Tom Cruise.

The last big-budget take on the tale, in 1999, starred Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, and spawned two sequels as well as spin-offs.

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The new film is directed by Alex Kurtzman, also known for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Tom Cruise in The Mummy
Tom Cruise in The Mummy

The trailer shows Tom in full action mode and gives glimpses of the film's ancient princess (played by Sofia Boutella) who looks like she's about to unleash hell on Mother Earth.

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The film also stars British actress Annabelle Wallis, best known for Peaky Blinders, and Oscar winner Russell Crowe.

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The Mummy is due for release in June 2017.