‘The legend continues’
Rise of the Mummy is a 2021 British horror film about a group of archaeology students who accidentally awaken an ancient mummy. After being trapped in a time loop, the only way they can escape is to defeat the mummy. As the body count rises, it seems the mummy has to collect the souls of those who woke him to be able to walk the Earth – for good. Previously known as Mummy Resurgence
Directed by Antonia Johnstone (actress in Devil Djinn; Medusa: Queen of the Serpents; The Leprechaun’s Game; Cupid) – making her directorial debut – from a screenplay written by Shannon Holiday (Amityville Cornfield; Tooth Fairy; Bride of Scarecrow; House on Elm Lake; et al).
The movie stars Abi Casson Thompson (The Candy Witch; Cupid), Megan Purvis (The Young Cannibals; Th’dread Rattlin’), Amanda-Jade Tyler (Bad Nun: Deadly Vows; Witches of Amityville Academy) and Stephanie Lodge. Genre regular Shawn C. Phillips has another cameo role.
Rise of the Mummy will be released on April 3rd 2021.
Cast and characters:
Abi Casson Thompson … Holly Walker
Megan Purvis … Jessie
Amanda-Jade Tyler … Martha Dawson
Stephanie Lodge … Grace
Kate Sandison … Mrs Wondall
Zuza Tehanu … Tracy
Antonia Johnstone … Mora
Shawn C. Phillips … George (Vlogger)
Barbara Dabson … Lyne
Rui Shang … Rhys
Marcus Brooks-Henderson … Tommy
Arthur Boan … Mark
Richard Harfst … Delivery man 1
Wiktoria Wabnyc … Liv
Mya Brown … Kira
Daniel Sawicki … Delivery man 2 / Soldier Allen
Not to be confused with Kevin McDonagh’s Rise of the Mummy, also a British horror flick in the offing.