Ninety percent of the crew in The Mummy 3 are Chinese,
Rob Cohen, director of the movie said at a press release in
Shanghai on Thursday.
stars Jet Li in the movie The Mummy 3.
This is the first time that his cast is meeting the media since
they started shooting in July. Leading roles including Chinese
action star Jet Li, Michelle Yeoh and Australian actor Luke Ford
are all present at the meeting.
Yeoh acting in the movie The Mummy 3.
A friend of Jet Li, Rob Cohen, applauded Li's devotion in acting
and said Chinese actors are becoming more and more
"We have a total of 2,200 people working here and only 180 are
non-Chinese. All my Chinese staff has high professional ethics,"
Rob Cohen told reporters.
"I have done a lot of background information study on China and
I think it is a great country," he noted.
With part of its settings in Xian in northwest China's Shaanxi
province, The Mummy 3 has drawn great public attention as
it not only involves renowned Chinese actors but also the Chinese
(CRI.cn, November 10, 2007)