Brendanraser reveals he didn’t speak to Dwayne Johnson in 2002’s The Mummy Returns

Brendanraser reveals he didn’t speak to Dwayne Johnson in 2002’s The Mummy Returns: ‘It was just a piece of tape on a stick’

While Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is now one of the biggest movie stars in the world, back in 2001 he was just trying to break into the acting world with The Mummy Returns.

Brendanraser reprized his role as Rick O’Connell from 1999’s The Mummy, but the sequel became a springboard to The Rock’s greatness.

While promoting his critically-acclaimed role in The Whale — which won a Critics Choice Award on Sunday —raser revealed secrets to some of his most beloved movies of all time. The Drew Barrymore Show … revealing that he never spoke to Johnson on set.

BREAK IN: While Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is now one of the biggest movie stars in the world, in 2001 he was just trying to break into the acting world with The Mummy Returns

BREAK IN: While Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is now one of the biggest movie stars in the world, in 2001 he was just trying to break into the acting world with The Mummy Returns

Drew: While promoting his critically-acclaimed role in The Whale — which won a Critics Choice Award on Sunday —raser revealed secrets to some of his most beloved films on The Drew Barrymore Show ... and revealed that he's never spoken to Johnson, ever.  he sat

Drew: While promoting his critically-acclaimed role in The Whale — which won a Critics Choice Award on Sunday —raser revealed secrets to some of his most beloved films on The Drew Barrymore Show … and revealed that he’s never spoken to Johnson, ever. he sat

When Barrymore revealed, “If I had to play on a tennis ball, I would fail miserably,” thoughrasier admitted he was “really good at it.”

You were really good at it. do you know why? Because in The Mummy Returns, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was just a piece of duct tape on a stick, he admitted.

The sequel begins in 3067 BC, where Johnson’s character The Scorpion King and his army have been defeated.

Fail: When Barrymore revealed that he

FAIL: When Barrymore revealed that “If I had to do a tennis ball I’d fail miserably,” thoughraser admits he’s “really good at it”

Bar: You were really good at it.  do you know why?  Because in The Mummy Returns, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson was just a piece of tape on a stick,'

Bar: You were really good at it. do you know why? Because in The Mummy Returns, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was just a piece of tape on a stick,’

He sold his soul to Anubis, who claimed the Scorpion King’s army and returned to the underworld.

The Scorpion King would return at the end of the movie, though it was largely a CGI show, even though the opening scenes were all in live action.

The Mummy Returns earned $202 million domestically and $443.2 million worldwide, which led to The Rock getting his own 2002 spin-off film The Scorpion King.

Spin-off: The Mummy Returns earned $202 million domestically and $443.2 million worldwide, leading The Rock to receive his own 2002 spin-off film The Scorpion King

Spin-off: The Mummy Returns earned $202 million domestically and $443.2 million worldwide, leading The Rock to receive his own 2002 spin-off film The Scorpion King

Another movie where he worked alongside inanimate objects was 2003’s Looney Tunes: Back in Action though it was much easier.

“When I did Looney Tunes: Back in Action, there was Daffy Duck that Bruce Lanoil did and it helped a lot in your eyes,” saidraser.

He added, “You get to interact with each other, which makes perfect sense, and I also have bragging rights, to work with Daffy Duck right in the flesh.”

Easier: Another movie where he worked alongside inanimate objects was 2003's Looney Tunes: Back in Action although it was much easier

Easier: Another movie where he acted alongside inanimate objects was 2003’s Looney Tunes: Back in Action although it was much easier

Frasier joked that Daffy is “a real idiot” but Bugs Bunny is a “snowman”, adding that he “really tight with Bugs”.

Fraser will find out on January 24 if his acclaimed role in The Whale will receive his first Academy Award nomination.

He also stars in Doom Patrol and has three other films in post-production, including Martin Scorsese’s Killers of thelower Moon.

The Oscars:raser will find out on January 24 if his critically acclaimed role in The Whale will get his Oscar nomination for the first time.

The Oscars:raser will find out on January 24 if his critically acclaimed role in The Whale will get his Oscar nomination for the first time.

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