Sofia Boutella Calls The Mummy ‘Definition of a Feminist’

Sofia Boutella The Mummy

Sofia Boutella says her titular character in The Mummy is the “definition of a feminist.” It’s been a great summer so far for movies about female empowerment, with not only Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Nebula (Karen Gillan) kicking intergalactic butt in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but Diana Princess of Themyscira (Gal Gadot) finally showing her full potential in the first-ever Wonder Woman solo movie.

Opening this week is The Mummy, starring Boutella, who unlike Saldana, Gillan and Gadot, is portraying a character originally conceived as a male. The Mummy, of course, is one of the classic characters from Universal Pictures, originated by the legendary Boris Karloff in 1932 film of the …

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