Another to avoid: official trailer for the animated film “Mummies”
by Alex Billington
October 31, 2022
“The only way to get it back is to…go to the world of the living. » Warner Bros UK has revealed an official trailer for an animated children’s film titled mummies, another one of those cheesy straight-to-video creations hitting theaters in the UK next year. “Warner Bros. Pictures presents a production of 4Cats Pictures SL, Anangu Grup SLU and Moomios Movie AIE, with the collaboration of Atresmedia Cine, with the participation of MOVISTAR+ and with the collaboration of TV3. This clearly borrows the character design and family setup from the popular anime series. Hotel Transylvania, but with mummies instead. The mummy family reunites in present-day London and embarks on a wacky and hilarious journey in search of an old ring that has been stolen by a British archaeologist. Yes, teach children what really past! The English voice cast includes Joe Thomas, Eleanor Tomlinson, Santiago Winder, Celia Imrie, Dan Starkey, Hugh Bonnevillesinger + songwriter + record producer Shakkaand Sean Bean. It sounds like such a cheesy, bland movie, but at least it’s about how Egyptian artifacts were stolen by the British.
Here is the official trailer (+ poster) of Juan Jesús García Galocha mummiesdirectly from YouTube:
The film follows the fun adventures of three Egyptian mummies who live in a secret underground city, hidden in ancient Egypt. The trio includes a princess, a former charioteer and her younger brother as well as their pet baby crocodile. Through a series of unfortunate events, the mummies find themselves in present-day London and embark on a wacky and hilarious journey in search of an old ring belonging to the royal family, which was stolen by the ambitious archaeologist Lord Carnaby. mummies is directed by Spanish animation filmmaker Juan Jesus Garcia Galochamaking his directorial debut after working as art director on various projects including Tad: the lost explorer. The screenplay was co-written by Jordi Gasull and Javier Barreira, Goya winners for best screenplay for tad. Emmy-winning writer Ricky Roxburgh (Tangled: the serieslisten)) supported the English adaptation. Warner Bros. will debut mummies in the UK + Ireland in cinemas from the start 2023. No US release date is set. Sounds bad, right?