Brendan Fraser Journeys to the Center of the Earth, Again! According to Variety, a sequel to last year’s 3-D pic “Journey to the Center of the Earth” is in the works. The first movie, made for about $60 million, was one of the first 3-D films to receive a wide release and grossed $240 million worldwide. Eric Brevig is back as director and this time will be involved in the development of the script. The cast, which includes Brendan Fraser and Josh Hutcherson, are expected to reprise their roles.