Universal Pictures’ “The Mummy” and Focus Features’ “Atomic Blonde” Arrive in Theaters on June 9, 2017 and July 28, 2017 Respectively
Sofia Boutella will receive the “CinemaCon Female Star of Tomorrow Award,” it was announced today by CinemaCon Managing Director Mitch Neuhauser. CinemaCon, the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), will be held March 27-30, 2017 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Boutella will be presented with this special honor at the “CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards” ceremony taking place on the evening of Thursday, March 30, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, hosted by the Coca-Cola Company, the official presenting sponsor of CinemaCon.
“Sofia is a remarkably skilled and disciplined actress who has translated astonishing talents in dance to the big screen,” noted Neuhauser. “With her ability to mesmerize audiences through some of the most diverse, captivating and physically demanding roles in Hollywood, she is poised to be the next great female star. We are excited to honor her as this year’s “CinemaCon Female Star of Tomorrow.”
Boutella is a multifaceted talent whose career exemplifies her artistic versatility, magnetic strength and charisma, and on June 9, 2017, she will star alongside Tom Cruise in Universal Pictures’ “The Mummy,” the all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization. Thought safely in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Boutella) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.