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The Mummy Gets a New Look

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There have been dozens of takes on the classic Universal Monster over the decades; a few have been funny and others truly terrifying. Some will always prefer Karloff’s Mummy, or Lee’s, or even Vosloo’s – but it’s undeniable that the newest re-imagining is certainly a different one.

No longer is the marauding mummy the tortured Imhotep. This time, she is the ancient princess Ahmanet, brought to life by Algerian actress Sofia Boutella. (It is a nice change of pace to see an actual North African actor playing a mummy…)

The Mummy may be hitting theaters this June, bringing plagues and dark magic with her, but Funko’s line of Pop! figures immortalizing the film’s characters will be here in May – giving you just enough time to get a pre-order in before the rivers run red with blood.

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The Ahmanet Pop! shows the princess pre-mummification, in her linen dress, golden accessories, and colorful teal makeup.

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The Mummy Pop! is a far cry from her royal brightness, depicting her monstrous transformation complete with facial tattoos, ancient wrappings, and lifeless grey skin.

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We can’t forget the hero determined to thwart the Mummy’s evil plans: the Nick Morton Pop! has a tiny Tom Cruise in his adventurer’s gear and gloves.

All three stand the usual 3 3/4-inches tall and come packaged in themed window boxes for easy display. And, unlike the immortal Mummy, they won’t be around forever: so pre-order the trio today!

 

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