June 18, 2024 10:32 pm

Brendan Fraser Turned Down George of the Jungle 2 Over Lowball Offer
Brendan Fraser Turned Down George of the Jungle 2 Over Lowball Offer

Brendan Fraser Turned Down George of the Jungle 2 Over Lowball Offer

Sometimes, despite how valuable someone might be, their employers just don’t want to compensate them for it. This is something many of us can relate to, and Brendan Fraser found himself in that situation following the release of the 1997 comedy George of the Jungle. The movie was a big hit at the box office, earning more than $174 million worldwide. Those results put the plans in motion for a sequel which would eventually arrive in 2003 in the form of the direct-to-video movie George of the Jungle 2.

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​Branden Fraser says the studio didn’t want to pay him enough to star in George of the Jungle 2. Read More