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Encyclopedia > The Mummy 3
Current event marker This article or section contains information about one or more scheduled or expected films. The content may change dramatically as the film's release approaches and more information becomes available. Upcoming film
The Mummy 3
Directed by Rob Cohen
Produced by Stephen Sommers
James Jack
Bob Ducsay
Sean Daniel
Written by Alfred Gough
Miles Millar
Starring Brendan Fraser
Jet Li
Maria Bello
Luke Ford
Michelle Yeoh
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) July 11, 2008[1]
Language English
Preceded by The Mummy Returns
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The Mummy 3, a working title,[2] is an upcoming film that follows up The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. It is slated for a July 11, 2008 release. Image File history File links Current_event_marker. ... Image File history File links Crystal_Clear_app_aktion. ... Director Rob Cohen on the set of Stealth Rob Cohen (born March 12, 1949 in Cornwall, New York, USA) is an American film director, producer and writer. ... Stephen Sommers on the Prague set of Van Helsing Stephen Sommers (born March 20, 1962) is an American movie director/writer best known for the 1999 blockbuster The Mummy, its sequel The Mummy Returns, and the action/horror film Van Helsing. ... Brigadier General James Lochhead Jack (1880–1962) was a British officer who fought during the First World War. ... Bob Ducsay is a film editor who has worked on over 20 films and television productions. ... Sean Daniel is a film producer born on the 15 August 1951. ... Alfred Gough is a screenwriter and producer. ... Miles Millar is a screenwriter and producer. ... Brendan James Fraser (born December 3, 1968) is a Canadian/American film actor. ... Jet Li (born Li Lianjie on April 26th, 1963 in Beijing, China) is a Chinese martial artist, actor, Wushu champion, and international film star. ... Maria Elaine Bello (born April 18, 1967) is an American actress. ... Dato Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; born August 6, 1962) is a Hong Kong-based actress and dancer, sometimes billed as Michelle Khan. Yeoh is a Chinese Malaysian born in Ipoh, Malaysia. ... Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The Mummy Returns is a 2001 movie starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz and Arnold Vosloo, and is directed by Stephen Sommers. ... This article is about the term working title. ... The Mummy is a film written and directed in 1999 by Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, with Arnold Vosloo as the reanimated mummy of the title. ... The Mummy Returns is a 2001 movie starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz and Arnold Vosloo, and is directed by Stephen Sommers. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Premise

The Mummy 3 will initially take place in ancient times in China and follow the background of the film's villain, China's first emperor Qin Shi Huang (played by Jet Li). The film will move forward to a post-World War II setting where Rick and Alex head to the forbidden tombs of China. In the Himalayas they discover a mummy that can change forms due to a female wizard's (Michelle Yeoh) curse.[3][4] The emperor known now as Qin Shi Huang (Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chin Shih-huang) (November / December 260 BC – September 10, 210 BC), personal name Yíng Zhèng, was king of the Chinese State of Qin from 247 BC to 221 BC (officially still under the Zhou Dynasty... Jet Li (born Li Lianjie on April 26th, 1963 in Beijing, China) is a Chinese martial artist, actor, Wushu champion, and international film star. ... Dato Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; born August 6, 1962) is a Hong Kong-based actress and dancer, sometimes billed as Michelle Khan. Yeoh is a Chinese Malaysian born in Ipoh, Malaysia. ... Look up Curse in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Cast

Brendan James Fraser (born December 3, 1968) is a Canadian/American film actor. ... Richard Rick OConnell is a fictional character from the 1999 film The Mummy. ... Jet Li (born Li Lianjie on April 26th, 1963 in Beijing, China) is a Chinese martial artist, actor, Wushu champion, and international film star. ... Maria Elaine Bello (born April 18, 1967) is an American actress. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Dato Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; born August 6, 1962) is a Hong Kong-based actress and dancer, sometimes billed as Michelle Khan. Yeoh is a Chinese Malaysian born in Ipoh, Malaysia. ...

Production

In November 2001, director Stephen Sommers, who directed the previous Mummy films, said about directing a third Mummy film, "There's a demand for it, but most of the gang would only be up for it again if we could find a way to make it bigger and better."[5] In May 2004, Sommers expressed his doubts about having the energy to make a third Mummy, though the cast of previous films had expressed interest in returning.[6] In December 2005, a review of a script written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar was about a Chinese mummy (China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang), who wants to take over the world with his army of accursed warriors in 1940.[7] Stephen Sommers on the Prague set of Van Helsing Stephen Sommers (born March 20, 1962) is an American movie director/writer best known for the 1999 blockbuster The Mummy, its sequel The Mummy Returns, and the action/horror film Van Helsing. ... Alfred Gough is a screenwriter and producer. ... Miles Millar is a screenwriter and producer. ... The emperor known now as Qin Shi Huang (Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chin Shih-huang) (November / December 260 BC – September 10, 210 BC), personal name Yíng Zhèng, was king of the Chinese State of Qin from 247 BC to 221 BC (officially still under the Zhou Dynasty...


In March 2006, actor Oded Fehr said Sommers had told him a third film was in development and being written, with only Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz's characters returning for the sequel.[8] The following September, director Joe Johnston was offered the helm by Universal Pictures, who hoped to start filming early in 2007.[9] Later in the month, actress Rachel Weisz expressed interest in reprising her role.[10] Oded Fehr (Hebrew: עודד פר) (born 23 November 1970) is an Israeli film and television actor. ... Brendan James Fraser (born December 3, 1968) is a Canadian/American film actor. ... Rachel Weisz (born March 7, 1971) is an Academy Award-winning English film and television actress. ... Joseph Eggleston Joe Johnston III (born May 13, 1950 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a well-known American film director responsbile for such films as Hidalgo, Jurassic Park III, October Sky, and Jumanji, amongst others. ... Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ...


In January 2007, Universal entered talks with director Rob Cohen to take the helm for the third Mummy to be released by 2008.[11] Later in the month, the story was revealed to center around Brendan Fraser's and Rachel Weisz's characters, as well as their now grown-up son. Negotiations with the actors are in progress.[12] In February, casting began for the role of Alex O'Connell, the son of Fraser and Weisz's characters initially introduced as a 8-year-old in The Mummy Returns. In addition, the character of Jonathan, Evy's brother and previously portrayed by John Hannah, will return for the sequel.[2] Director Rob Cohen on the set of Stealth Rob Cohen (born March 12, 1949 in Cornwall, New York, USA) is an American film director, producer and writer. ... Brendan James Fraser (born December 3, 1968) is a Canadian/American film actor. ... Rachel Weisz (born March 7, 1971) is an Academy Award-winning English film and television actress. ... The Mummy Returns is a 2001 movie starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz and Arnold Vosloo, and is directed by Stephen Sommers. ... John Hannah (born April 23, 1962) is a Scottish actor from East Kilbride. ...


In March 2007, actor Jet Li entered negotiations with the studio to portray the villainous title character.[3] The following month, actor Brendan Fraser re-joined the cast for The Mummy 3, though actress Rachel Weisz would not be re-joining.[13] The film will be shot in Montreal.[14] The movie was reported to be titled The Mummy 3: Curse Of The Dragon.[15] In April, actor Luke Ford was cast as Alex O'Connell,[16] and in May, actress Maria Bello was cast to replace Weisz in the role of Evelyn.[17] Jet Li (born Li Lianjie on April 26th, 1963 in Beijing, China) is a Chinese martial artist, actor, Wushu champion, and international film star. ... Brendan James Fraser (born December 3, 1968) is a Canadian/American film actor. ... Rachel Weisz (born March 7, 1971) is an Academy Award-winning English film and television actress. ... Nickname: Motto: Concordia Salus (in unity, prosperity) Coordinates: , Country Canada Province Quebec Founded 1642 Established 1832 Government  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1][2][3]  - City 365. ... Maria Elaine Bello (born April 18, 1967) is an American actress. ...


References

  1. ^ "Universal Pictures Sets 2008 Tentpoles", ComingSoon.net, 2007-02-10. Retrieved on 2007-02-10. 
  2. ^ a b Stax. "Mummy 3 Exclusive!", IGN, 2007-02-16. Retrieved on 2007-02-16. 
  3. ^ a b Borys Kit. "Expedition finds Li for 'Mummy 3'", The Hollywood Reporter, 2007-03-22. Retrieved on 2007-03-22. 
  4. ^ Clint Morris. "Aussie actor wants his Mummy", Moviehole, 2007-05-01. Retrieved on 2007-05-01. 
  5. ^ Steve Head, Brian Linder. "New Scorpion King Pics and More!", IGN, 2001-11-15. Retrieved on 2006-12-29. 
  6. ^ "Sommers Won't Helm Mummy 3", Sci Fi Wire, 2004-05-19. Retrieved on 2006-12-29. 
  7. ^ Michael Vaal. "Exclusive Script Review: Mummy III Script", IESB.net, 2005-12-03. Retrieved on 2006-12-29. 
  8. ^ Clint Morris. "Fehr talks The Mummy 3", Moviehole.net, 2006-03-16. Retrieved on 2006-12-29. 
  9. ^ Stax. "Fraser Set For Mummy 3?", IGN, 2006-09-07. Retrieved on 2007-02-11. 
  10. ^ Paul Davidson. "Weisz Wants Mummy III", IGN, 2006-09-11. Retrieved on 2006-12-29. 
  11. ^ Gabriel Snyder. "Cohen in talks for 'Mummy 3'", Variety, 2007-01-09. Retrieved on 2007-01-13. 
  12. ^ Cindy White. "Mummy 3 Spoilers Unwrapped", SciFi.com, 2007-01-22. Retrieved on 2007-01-21. 
  13. ^ Diane Garrett, Michael Fleming. "Fraser returns for 'Mummy 3'", Variety, 2007-04-11. Retrieved on 2007-04-12. 
  14. ^ Patricia Bailey. "Mummy moves back to Montreal", Playback, 2007-02-27. Retrieved on 2007-02-28. 
  15. ^ Bloody Disgusting, Bloody Disgusting. "New Title for Mummy 3", Bloody Digusting, 2007-04-20. 
  16. ^ Michael Fleming. "Ford to star in third 'Mummy'", Variety, 2007-04-30. Retrieved on 2007-05-13. 
  17. ^ Michael Fleming. "Bello replaces Weisz in 'Mummy'", Variety, 2007-05-13. Retrieved on 2007-05-13. 

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