Brendan Fraser is set to reprise his role as the Foreign Legion soldier Rick O'Connell, featured in the Universal franchise The Mummy, according to Production Weekly.

The script, written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar (Smallville) re-imagines the character in another epic adventure. The studio has made an offer to Joe Johnston, (Jurassic Park 3) to direct the film being readied to begin shooting early next year.