Why Brendan Fraser Didn’t Show Up in The Mummy Reboot

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BY Joe Reid This witch of “Oz” has been balancing the commercial and creative in her career for quite some time. For a movie star who has made their mark, the “One for Me, One for Them” stratagem is a good way of maintaining one’s career path. By taking “one for them,” i. This week, with Oz the Great and Powerful dominating the moviehouses, we’re taking a look at one of its more prolific stars, Rachel Weisz, who has been balancing creative and commercial for quite some time now. Weisz began her career already well into trade-off mode. Neither one of them shot her into the stratosphere, but she was able to make her mark in both popular and artsy spheres. THEM – In , Weisz got her big break on the popular side of things when she was cast as the female lead in The Mummy. Now that Weisz was something of a name, she could start lending that name to more interesting projects all due respect, Brendan Fraser.

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Rumored for years to enjoy the company of younger men. Difficult to work with. Linked with Ginger Rogers. Nice guy, but has a taste for loose women in bars. But then, who among us does not? Linked with failed marriage to and merkin for Helen Hunt.

In the s, a group of archaeologists led by adventurer Rick O’Connell (Brendan Fraser) discovers the mummified body of Imhotep, an Egyptian priest who was cursed for falling in .

While interconnected cinematic universes are popping up left and right nowadays, perhaps the first ever of note dates back to the s, in the form of the Universal classic monsters. Sure, the initial films concerning Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolf Man, etc. Beginning with the newly released Tom Cruise-fronted The Mummy, Universal is trying to reinvent its monster universe for the modern age, christening it the Dark Universe at least assuming Warner Bros.

Of course, Alex Kurtzman’s film is not the first time Universal has attempted to reboot The Mummy franchise for contemporary audiences. The first attempt took place back in , starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Two sequels followed, one in and the other in While Universal’s new Mummy has no direct narrative connections to Fraser’s Mummy series, an interesting Easter egg reference has been uncovered that suggests that both stories might actually take place in the same universe.

This tome is given a quick close-up shot later, and is revealed to be the book of Amun Ra, which Fraser and Weisz’ characters use to defeat Imhotep in the Mummy film. While it seems unlikely that both stories could conceivably take place in the same world — especially with the main characters in Cruise’s film somehow being unaware of such a similar past event — one could argue that since the Fraser film was set in the s and the film is set in present day that Rick O’Connell and Evie’s battle with Imhotep simply managed to fade into nothing more than myth and legend itself in the nearly years between timelines.

Either way, it’s a fun nod to a successful movie that sometimes gets unfairly forgotten.

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Please note, a lot of my thoughts may be inherently biased, as 1 This is the only The Mummy film I will acknowledge until I see something else that gives me the same feels, because 2 This iteration of The Mummy actually inspired me to become an Egyptologist. Either way, check out the whopping 80 thoughts I had while watching ‘s The Mummy: This intro shot with all the statues is pretty damn awesome, but everything gets dark when they shoot to Imhotep Arnold Vosloo. He just looks sinister

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The website claims that the duo are ‘taking things slow’ and are currently in the midst of ‘building their relationship;’ Eveyln seen in February at the Essence Black Women Event in Beverly Hills The picture in question: Fans of the Moroccan rapper recognized his house in the background of Evelyn’s birthday cake pictures she shared on Instagram two days ago Eveyln and Chad were married for a few months and divorced in September of the same year.

She has one daughter from a previous relationship named Shaniece Hairston, 24; she also has a son named Carl Crawford, now age three, with her ex fiance MLB player Carl Crawford. The Blast noted that Evelyn began spending time with French only when she felt ‘comfortable’ with dating since her break up with Carl. Evelyn Lozada, 42, is a model and a former reality star – she appeared on VH1’s Basketball Wives; reportedly taken at French’s house And another one: Evelyn shared an intimate look at her birthday, which appears to have taken place at French’s house Devoted mother: She has one daughter from a previous relationship named Shaniece Hairston, 24; she also has a son named Carl Crawford, now age three, with her ex fiance MLB player Carl Crawford; pictured with her two children in August Evelyn and Carl broke up in the first half of ; her representative told E!

News in August ‘they did break up but it was over infidelity back in February. The year-old artist was born in Rabat, Morocco and grew up outside of Casablanca; at age 13 he moved to New York City – to South Bronx- with his mom and brother. The year-old artist was born in Rabat, Morocco and grew up outside of Casablanca; at age 13 he moved to New York City – to South Bronx- with his mom and brother; seen in November at the Real

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Paul Johnson’s comedy blog: I didn’t get into comedy to be rich or famous. All I’ve ever wanted was to be loved…by somebody rich and famous. The director of The Mummy knew what he was doing when he cast you as the female lead, Evelyn.

Brendan Fraser on IMDb: Movies, Tv, Celebrities, and more What To Watch. Latest Trailers IMDb Rachel Weisz has given birth to her first child with husband Daniel Craig, Us Weekly confirmed on the evening of Wednesday, Sept. The year-old actress welcomed a.

Skating would later become only a hobby. In addition to playing sports including volleyball, badminton, and soccer , [22] McAdams served on the student council , participated in the Crimestoppers program, and was a member of the Peer Helping Team. The Italian-Canadian co-production was filmed in Sicily when McAdams was 22 years old, and it marked her first time on an airplane.

McAdams was 25 years old when she was cast as the mean high school queen bee Regina George, and she modelled her character on Alec Baldwin ‘s performance in the drama Glengarry Glen Ross And so I kind of learned that lesson from watching her. She played Allie Hamilton, a wealthy southern belle who has a forbidden love affair with Gosling’s poor labourer, Noah Calhoun. McAdams played the daughter of an influential politician, who is caught in a love triangle with Wilson and Cooper’s characters.

Craven has said McAdams was the only actress he considered for the part.

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But then they decide to just go home. Five minutes in and we’re doing the same stupid shit. And for some reason, they also love making you and I look like a couple of incompetent morons.

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She made her film debut in Death Machine In , she starred as the titular character in a film adaptation of My Cousin Rachel , based on the novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. March , was a teacher-turned-psychotherapist from Vienna , Austria. James Parkes helped her mother and her mother’s family leave Austria for England.

She has a younger sister, Minnie Weisz , who is a photographic artist. Her education concluded at Trinity Hall, Cambridge , where she graduated with a second-class honours, upper division 2: During her university years, where she was a contemporary of Sacha Baron Cohen , Alexander Armstrong , Sue Perkins , Mel Giedroyc , Richard Osman , and Ben Miller whom she briefly dated , [7] she appeared in various student productions, co-founding a student drama group called Cambridge Talking Tongues.

The group existed until The opening scenes were filmed at the festival. Also starring as an older fellow traveller and sage was Larry Bernard Hill. Weisz started her film career with a minor role in the film Death Machine , [44] but her first major role came in the film Chain Reaction , which also starred Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman.

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She is best known for her exceptional performance in the movie, “The Mummy” and “The, Constant Gardener”. Rachel has played in many movies and has also worked in famous movies, “The Mummy” and its Sequel “The Mummy Returns”. These movies paid her with the good salary which helped her to raise her net worth too. Her net worth has been amassed from her work in movies, TV, and theatre. In , Rachel made her film debut with a minor role in the film, “Death Machine”.

Weisz and Craig started dating in , before tying the knot in New York the following year. Rachel Weisz – In pictures. Brendan Fraser with Rachel Weisz in ‘The Mummy’ 3/

The most visually rich part of the film was the opening scenes set in Ancient Egypt. I would love to see an entire film built around that. The sets and costumes were brilliant. The Mummy comes back to life Especially tantalizing is the strictly painted-on attire of Patricia Velazquez as Anck-Su-Namum; what a stunning visual; but it completely upstages her performance. I have heard people talking about it. Some have mistakenly guessed her top was a mesh costume of some sort; not true, it is entirely – and only – paint.

But Velazquez isn’t the only thing to turn heads in the film, Rachel Weisz is appropriately attractive, though not as startling; her character is as solid and believable as she is lovely. The newcomer, Oded Fehr as Ardeth Bey, set quite a few female hearts aflutter; in our party, at least. The internet was lit-up searching for more photos of this guy.

At first, I didn’t particularly care for Brendan Fraser as the primary character he’s too well kept and cutesy for a rugged guy-type for me , but he grows on you. He seems to be developing into a versatile actor who will be around for a long time.

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