Jet Li as kung fu mummy?

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 08 February, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 08 February, 2007, 12:00am

As the villain, he helped turn Lethal Weapons 4 into a big hit. Could Jet Li (left) do the same for The Mummy 3? A popular Hollywood blog,, reports that a reliable source confirmed the Fearless star is in serious negotiations to play a major role in the second sequel of the franchise starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Tentatively, the adventure's title is Mummy: Curse of the Dragon and, yes, it is believed Li will be the new mummified ghoul. We're trying to keep our minds open, but a kung-fu-fighting mummy? Wouldn't the bandages be restricting?