The Mummy 3 to Shoot in Montreal


Playback reports that Universal Pictures has selected Montreal for the location to shoot The Mummy 3, to be directed by Rob Cohen. Here are several clips from the article:

After bypassing la belle province because of its labor woes, the producers of the US$100-million Universal feature The Mummy 3 have changed their minds, and are now set to shoot the horror/adventure sequel in Montreal, says Hans Fraikin, head of the Quebec Film and Television Council.

“That Mummy 3 is back is wonderful for the industry. It’s great that the government reacted so quickly to resolve this dispute,” says Michel Trudel of the Cité du Cinéma studio, where the big-budget American flick is set to shoot, though a start date has not been confirmed.

The third installment, with no confirmed cast yet, is scheduled for a July 11, 2008 release.