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Fraser’s “Mummy” Man Returns
Posted: Friday September 8th 2006 1:21am
Source: PRoduction Weekly
Author: Garth Franklin
Rick O’Connell, the Foreign Legion soldier turned action hero character which Brendan Fraser played in “The Mummy” movies, is getting a new film all his own reports Production Weekly.
Fraser is set to reprise the role in a new epic adventure that re-imagines the character in a different setting. “Smallville” creators Alfred Gough and Miles Millar have penned the script.
Joe Johnston will direct the film which aims to begin shooting early 2007.
Interesting. I hope that they signed Brendan Fraser for two movies like they did Hugh Jackman for X3 and Wolverine. That would rule all. Joe Johnston seems to be the guy that just picks up franchises (he did the same for Jurassic Park III.