Now that we get to see Sci-Fi movies every now and then, let us not forget the era of the 90’s when any movie on ancient myths and science fiction was considered a great achievement. The iconic movie The Mummy is one of those evergreen movies that received a lot of love from the audience is surely a must-to-watch movie of all time. The Mummy first made its way to the cinema in 1999. The movie is basically an action-adventure movie that is beautifully written and directed by Stephen Sommers. While the film lovers only know that The Mummy made its way in 1999, it is important to mention that a movie of the same title was first made in 1932. Though the movie is mostly based on fiction, the story revolves around the real myths and real legends.
Soon after its release, the movie grossed over $416.4 million worldwide from its budget of $80 million. Ever since then, the movie has many sequels where The Mummy Returns (2001) and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) are the most prominent ones.
The Storyline of – The Mummy
The film revolves around the life of an adventurer Rick O’Connell. Rick travels to Hamunaptra which is the City of the Dead, with a librarian and her older brother. It is there when they unintentionally rouse Imhotep who was a cursed high priest from the reign of the Pharaoh Seti I of 1290 B.C. Followed by that, the story is all about planning the escape mechanism and saving the world from The Mummy.
The Mummy Cast in Real Life 2020
What made the movie a mega-hit, was not only its script but the acting of all the members and the hard work of the entire crew. Since it was shot in Morocco and the Sahara Desert, the entire team witnessed extreme climate. Here is how these amazing actors look like now. Have a look!
Brendan Fraser as Rick O’Connell
Been born on December 3, 1968, Brendan James Fraser is a well-known American and Canadian actor. He played the lead role of Rick O’Connell in The Mummy trilogy and also showed his other side as an actor doing omedy and fantasy films including Encino Man, George of the Jungle, Bedazzled, Looney Tunes: Back in Action.
You would be shocked to know that the Producers of the movie first offered the role of Rick to Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Ben Affleck, but the actors were not interested or could not fit the role into their respective schedules. Brendan then took the role and honestly, just did a marvelous job.
Rachel Weisz as Evelyn Carnahan
Evelyn Carnahan of The Mummy is our real-life Rachel Hannah Weisz who is a British-American actress. Weisz began started acting on the British stage and television in the early 1990s and since then she has received many awards including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a British Academy Film Award.
In the movie, she plays the role of a brilliant Egyptologist. Here are some of her latest pictures that are just adorable.
Arnold Vosloo as Imhotep
Arnold Vosloo is a prominent South African American actor and is best known for his role as Imhotep in The Mummy and The Mummy Returns.
Arnold played the character of Imhotep with such ease that we really doubt if someone else could even do justice to it.
John Hannah as Jonathan Carnahan
Often referred to as John Hannah, John David Hannah is a Scottish film and television actor. John is a fabulous actor and has many successful projects on his credit. He was also loved for his role in Four Weddings and A Funeral other than his role as Jonathan in The Mummy.
John Hannah is married to Joanna Roth and often shares his pictures on his Instagram page.
Oded Fehr as Ardeth Bay
Oded Fehr is an Israeli actor who is now based in the United States. He is known for his appearance as Ardeth Bay in The Mummy and its sequel The Mummy Returns. Oded is a great actor and enjoys a huge fan following. He is married to Rhonda Tollefson and has two children.
Patricia Velásquez as Anck-su-namun
Patricia Velásquez is a phenomenal American actress who has actually studied acting as her major in Los Angeles and New York. She is a prominent face in the world of modeling is a brand-ambassador of leading brands.
She was also ranked as one of the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 200 and 102 Sexiest Women in the World according to the poll held in 2002.
Kevin J. O’Connor as Beni Gabor
Kevin is a renowned American actor and has played many significant characters in big projects. Kevin’s role was extremely liked in the movie There Will Be Blood while his character in The Mummy brought him a lot of fame.
With that, the post comes to an end. The Mummy has been our favorite for more than two decades and is a great movie to show to your little ones who look forward to adventurous movies with great plots. Do share your views about it.