Friday, January 21, 2011

Colourful costumes from The Mummy 3...

Today is the final installment from my most recent visit to Universal Studios Hollywood on January 7, 2011 and I think it's safe to say I've saved the best until last. Here are three fantastic costumes from the world of the 2008 fantasy-adventure sequel, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

Original costumes featured in
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Actual Mummy 3 movie costumes
Original Mummy 3 film costumesMummy Tomb of the Dragon Emperor costumesMummy 3 Universal Costume Exhibit
Brendan Fraser's 'Rick O'Connell' and his family return in 1946 and so to does the immortal First Emperor of China, intent of using his magical powers bring his cursed Terracotta Army back to life to conquer the world.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor movie poster
The Mummy 3 movie poster
The wonderfully ornate and colourful Chinese and Eastern-influenced costumes in this movie are designed by Sanja Milkovic Hays.

Original outfit worn by Isabella Leong in
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Mummy 3 Himalaya costumeIsabella Leong Mummy 3 Himalaya movie outfit
Isabella Leong Mummy 3 Himalaya costumeMummy 3 Himalaya boots
This Himalaya themed costume was worn by Isabella Leong as 'Lin' the 2000-year old daughter of Michelle Yeoh's sorceress character 'Zi Juan', kept youthful by the magical properties of the water of Shangri-La.
Mummy 3 costume display

Costume worn by Jet Li as the Dragon Emperor in The Mummy 3
Jet Li Throne Room Mummy 3 costume
Jet Li The Mummy 3
The Mummy 3 movie costumes
The Mummy Tomb of the Dragon Emperor costumes
This regal black Throne Room costume was worn in the movie by Jet Li as the titular 'Dragon Emperor Han', the tyrannical and mystical first Emperor of China.

Actual costume worn by Michelle Yeoh in The Mummy 3
Michelle Yeoh Mummy 3 costume
Michelle Yeoh The Mummy 3
This beautiful Shangri-La Cave outfit is worn by Michelle Yeoh as the magical witch 'Zi Juan', ancient nemesis of the Dragon Emperor.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor movie poster
The Mummy Tomb of the Dragon Emperor poster
If you're a fan, check out these other cool costumes, props and cars from The Mummy movie trilogy.

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