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The Scorpion King
Created byStephen Sommers
Original workThe Mummy Returns (2001)
OwnerUniversal Pictures
Years2001–present
Films and television
Film(s)

The Scorpion King film series, consists of American action-adventure fantasy and is a spin-off of The Mummy remake film series created by Stephen Sommers. The film series consists of one released theatrical film, four straight-to-home video releases, and an upcoming theatrical reboot.

Films

Future

In November 2020, a reboot of The Scorpion King film series was announced to be in development. Jonathan Herman will serve as screenwriter, with the plot taking place in modern-day and involving a contemporary adaptation of Mathayus of Akkad / Scorpion King. Dwayne Johnson will serve as producer alongside Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia. The project will be a joint-venture production between Universal Pictures and Seven Bucks Productions.[1]

Film U.S. release date Director(s) Screenwriter(s) Story by Producer(s)
The Scorpion King April 19, 2002 (2002-04-19) Chuck Russell David Hayter, Stephen Sommers & William Osborne Jonathan Hales & Stephen Sommers Sean Daniel, James Jacks, Kevin Misher & Stephen Sommers
The Scorpion King 2 August 19, 2008 (2008-08-19) Russell Mulcahy Randall McCormick Sean Daniel & James Jacks
The Scorpion King 3 January 10, 2012 (2012-01-10) Roel Reiné Shane Kuhn & Brendan Cowles Randall McCormick Leslie Belzberg
The Scorpion King 4 January 6, 2015 (2015-01-06) Mike Elliott Michael D. Weiss Mike Elliott & Ogden Gavanski
The Scorpion King 5 October 23, 2018 (2018-10-23) Don Michael Paul Frank DeJohn & David Alton Hedges Mike Elliott
Untitled reboot TBA TBA Jonathan Herman Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia & Dwayne Johnson

Cast

Key
Characters Films
The Scorpion King The Scorpion King 2 The Scorpion King 3 The Scorpion King 4 The Scorpion King 5
2002 2008 2012 2015 2018
Mathayus of Akkad
The Scorpion King
Dwayne Johnson Michael Copon
Pierre MaraisY
Victor Webster Zach McGowan
Memnon Steven Brand  
Cassandra the Sorceress Kelly Hu   Kelly HuA  
Arpid Grant Heslov  
Balthazar Michael Clarke Duncan  
Layla   Karen David  
Ari   Simon Quarterman  
Fung   Tom Wu  
Pollux   Andreas Wisniewski  
Sargon/Sarkhan   Randy Couture  
Olaf   Bostin Christopher  
King Ramusan   Temuera Morrison  
Princess Silda/Cobra   Krystal Vee  
Tsukai   Selina Lo  
Agromael   Dave Bautista  
Sorrell Raskov   Barry Bostwick  
Valina   Ellen Hollman  
Skizzura   Lou Ferrigno  
King Zakkour   Rutger Hauer  
Drazen   Will Kemp  
Nebserek   Peter Mensah
Tala   Pearl Thusi
Kensa   Mayling Ng
Uruk   Peter Charles

Additional crew and production details

Crew/Detail Film
The Scorpion King The Scorpion King 2 The Scorpion King 3 The Scorpion King 4 The Scorpion King 5
2002 2008 2012 2015 2018
Composer John Debney Klaus Badelt Trevor Morris Geoff Zanelli Frederik Wiedmann
Cinematographer John R. Leonetti Glynn Speeckaert Roel Reiné Trevor Michael Brown Hein de Vos
Editor(s) Greg Parsons & Michael Tronick John Gilbert Radu Ion & Matthew Friedman Jeff McEvoy & Brian Scott Steele Vanick Moradian
Production studios Alphaville Films
WWF Entertainment
  Universal 1440 Entertainment
Distributing companies Universal Pictures Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Running time 92 minutes 109 minutes 105 minutes 105 minutes 102 minutes

In other media

Video game adaptations were released:

References

  1. ^ Kroll, Justin (November 10, 2020). "'Scorpion King' Reboot In Works From Dwayne Johnson And Dany Garcia's Seven Bucks Productions And Universal; 'Straight Outta Compton' Scribe Jonathan Herman Penning Script". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 10, 2020.