- Title: Tom Cruise meets Taiwanese fans to promote his latest movie "The Mummy"
- Date: 25th May 2017
- Summary: TAIPEI, TAIWAN (MAY 25, 2017) (REUTERS) ***WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** CROWD NEXT TO RED CARPET ACTOR TOM CRUISE POSING WHILE FANS TAKE PICTURES WITH MOBILE PHONES FEMALE FAN LOOKING AND LAUGHING CRUISE SHOWN ON TABLET SCREEN CRUISE GIVING INTERVIEW ACTRESS ANNABELLE WALLIS TALKING TO PRESS ACTRESS SOFIA BOUTELLA POSING FOR PICTURES PHOTOGRAPHER TAKING PICTURES VARIOUS OF FILM STARS ON STAGE WITH DIRECTOR ALEX KURTZMAN FANS TAKING PICTURES (SOUNDBITE) (English) THE MUMMY ACTOR, TOM CRUISE, SAYING: "I can't wait to see you all watching this film, that's what I'm looking forward to. You're going to be scared, you're gonna feel the adventure, it's, you know, very funny, so I can't wait for that moment." STARS ON STAGE (SOUNDBITE) (English) THE MUMMY DIRECTOR, ALEX KURTZMAN, SAYING: "This movie takes place in the modern day and all those movies took place in the past. We were looking for an original story for 'The Mummy', so making the mummy a woman, that's never been done before. And this movie stars an actor named Tom Cruise, I don't know if you've heard of him before, but he's in the movie and that's never been done before. So there's a lot of things, if you love the mummy movies, that will give you, but you will have a new original experience, too." FANS LOOKING ON AND TAKING PICTURES CAMERA DISPLAY SHOWING FILM STARS ON STAGE (SOUNDBITE) (English) THE MUMMY ACTRESS, ANNABELLE WALLIS, SAYING: "Thank you for the warm welcome, for welcoming us in your country. I really hope that you'll enjoy the film, because we had so much fun making it and I really believe that it's a ride of a lifetime." ACTORS AND DIRECTOR ON STAGE (SOUNDBITE) (English) THE MUMMY ACTOR, TOM CRUISE, SAYING: "Although, I just wanted to say, this is my fourth time but not my last time to come back to your country. Thank you, thank you. I absolutely love being here, this is such a special evening and I can't waitâ€¦ I wanna get you all into the theatre now to watch the movie, that's what I wanna do. So thank you all." SMOKE CANNONS GOING OFF GOLDEN GLITTER FLYING THROUGH AIR
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- Keywords: Tom Cruise film The Mummy Taiwan
- Location: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
- City: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
- Country: Taiwan
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Film,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA0016IC8UH9
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Action movie star Tom Cruise met with fans in Taiwan during a red carpet event to promote his latest movie "The Mummy" on Thursday (May 25), promising fans this won't be the last time for him to visit.
"This is my fourth time but not my last time to come back to your country", the 54-year-old actor said to cheers from the audience, joined by his co-actresses Sofia Boutella and Annabelle Wallis, as well as director Alex Kurtzmann.
"The Mummy" is a reboot of the franchise, kicking off a new series of movies with a completely new cast.
Different to previous films of the franchise, this movie takes place in the modern day and is also the first to have a female mummy to come back from the grave to haunt modern people, according to director Alex Kurtzmann.
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