(Director/Screenwriter) once again lends his talent as both a
director and screenwriter to The Mummy.
After attending St. Johns University and The University of Seville
in Spain, Sommers spent four years performing in theatre groups
and managing rock and roll bands throughout Europe. From there,
he relocated to Los Angeles and attended the USC School of Cinema-Television
for three years, earning a Masters Degree, where he wrote and
directed an award-winning short film entitled Perfect Alibi.
Sommers went on to write and direct The Adventures of Huck
Finn starring Elijah Wood and Jason Robards and Rudyard Kipling's
The Jungle Book which starred Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes,
Sam Neill and John Cleese, both for Walt Disney Pictures, and
both which received great critical acclaim. He also wrote and
directed the suspense-thriller Deep Rising with Treat Williams
and Famke Janssen.
For television, Sommers wrote and executive produced Oliver
Twist for director Tony Bill, starring Elijah Wood and Richard
He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Jana and their
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