The third installment in the Mummy franchise takes archaeologist Rick O’Connell (Brendan Fraser) to China, pitting him against an emperor (Jet Li) from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who’s returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O’Connell enlists the help of his family — including his wife (Maria Bello) and son (Luke Ford) — to quash the so-called Dragon Emperor and his abuse of supernatural power.
Robert “Rob” Cohen (born March 12, 1949) is an American film director, producer and writer.
Cohen was born to a Jewish family in Cornwall, New York. He was raised and spent his childhood in the Town of Newburgh and graduated from Newburgh Free Academy in 1967 (according to an article by Germain Lussier in the Middletown (New York) Times Herald Record, August 3, 2008). He subsequently graduated from Harvard University.
As producer, he has been behind many major motion pictures, including The Witches of Eastwick, The Serpent and the Rainbow, and The Running Man. His latest movie is the third film in Universal Studios’ The Mummy franchise begun by Stephen Sommers.
As a director, Cohen is mainly known for his hit films Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, Dragonheart, Daylight, xXx, and The Fast and the Furious.He also directed the critical and commercial flop Stealth. Cohen produced the comedy horror flick… read more