The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

This is the largest picture ever shot on Chinese soil. It’s a Western production. The cooperative elements that go into that…if you think about the hurdles and the red tape and things that I really can’t answer to, but I just do know that there’s a common vocabulary in filmmaking that to my eye and experience seems to be universal. It transcends the boundaries of the fact that there were five working languages on the set, the locations were difficult to get to. In the end filmmaking is about, ‘Hey, we’re only here once. Suck it up. Do this the right way. Get the job done,’ because it’s going to last forever if you’re doing the job right. ~Brendan Fraiser

Cast: Brendan Fraiser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, John Hannah, Michelle Yeoh, Luke Ford, Isabella Leong

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