Oscar winner Rachel Weisz
has turned down a role in The Mummy 3
, leaving her co-star Brendan Fraser
without an on-screen wife. Weisz and Fraser played love interests Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell and Rick O'Connell in Stephen Sommers'
Egyptian action movies The Mummy
and The Mummy Returns
While Fraser has signed on to star in a second sequel, Weisz is unable to commit due to a scheduling conflict. The Fast And The Furious
director Rob Cohen
is set to take over from Sommers for the third movie, which is scheduled for release next year.
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