Another trailer for the 2017 reboot of The Mummy has been released, but it’s missing some crucial elements.
The trailer, which was accidentally uploaded by IMAX to YouTube last week before being taken down, is missing some important audio bits. The result is a glorious accident that was quickly shared around Twitter.
IMAX accidentally uploaded the trailer for The Mummy with most of the sound effects missing and i am gonna die (via https://t.co/WM2KsLUl9F) pic.twitter.com/7bzODKAVMB— Nick Robinson (@Babylonian) December 20, 2016
There are quite a few stunning moments in the trailer — including an exciting moment where birds attack an airplane with the sound omitted — but the majority of the comedy is in the unedited grunts and moans that sound ridiculous without the sound effects in the background.
The audio was then used to remix this iconic Star Wars scene, which features the birth of Darth Vader, to make it even better. The last few seconds in particular are pretty on point.
The Mummy trailer audio makes any scene better. (thx @Babylonian @cabel @austin_walker) pic.twitter.com/mhRZAdeM6Y— Andy Baio (@waxpancake) December 20, 2016
The Mummy stars Tom Cruise as archaeologist Nick Morton and Sofia Boutella as Ahmanet, otherwise known as the titular monster. The real trailer, that contains all the proper sound effects, was released a couple of weeks ago.
The Mummy hits theaters June 9, 2017.
Update: On Tuesday, Twitter took down the tweet, originally made by Nick Robinson (a full-time video producer at Polygon) “in response to a report from the copyright holder.”
Twitter told Robinson that the infringement was defined as a leaked version of a trailer without sound effects.
“This was accidentally released online but is not intended to be available for public viewing. We have removed from YouTube, but it is still populating on Twitter,” said the statement Twitter gave to Robinson.
Universal Studios declined to comment on the story when reached by Polygon for a statement.
The information in this story has been updated to include Twitter’s removal of the tweet, which contained the trailer.