Not many people remember the 1981 flick Dawn of the Mummy from Italian director Frank Agrama, but holy shit, we still do. Apparently so does the director of Battlefield: Earth, Roger Christian. In fact, he’s remade it, and it just hit DVD in the UK!
How this flew under our radar for so long is anyone’s guess, but here ya go!
John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin, and Emily Holmes star in the film written by Peter Atkins and Anthony Hickox, who worked together on several Hellraiser sequels.
Check out the trailer below.
A young American archaeological apprentice and his team are drawn into a perilous expedition deep beneath the timeless sands of Egypt. Escaping death traps and ancient monsters, the expedition team discover a secret older than history and a danger beyond imagination. The “sleepers” have awoken. The gods have arisen. And the countdown to the end of the world has begun…