Ben Kingsley Checks Into 'Night at the Museum 3'

The artist sometimes known as Trevor Slattery, but more commonly known as Ben Kingsley, has just signed on for his latest project: Night at the Museum 3.

Deadline reports Kingsley will play an Egyptian pharaoh in director Shawn Levy's latest installment of the Fox franchise. The new film takes place in a British museum, where Kingsley's formidable pharaoh is stirred to life by a magical tablet.

Kingsley is just the latest actor to join the new Night at the Museum, with other newcomers including Downton Abbey veteran Dan Stevens and Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson. Ben Stiller and Robin Williams are both back as well.

Night at the Museum 3 hits theaters on Dec. 19.

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