It seems that a popular action franchise is taking on a younger lead actor. According to Bloody-Disgusting, Luke Ford, who plays Brendan Fraser's son in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, told the site he has signed on for three additional films in the franchise.

It was said that Ford was the real focus of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and it's possible that Ford may be the star of subsequent Mummy films.

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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor opens nationwide on August 1. We'll have more on this story as more information comes in.