Fraser's Mummy Man Returns

By Garth Franklin Friday September 8th 2006 01:21AM

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.