Brendan Fraser could have quietly returned to the big screen in a small role that only people in the ’90s and ‘2000s would have known. But instead, he decided to really show the audience that he’s back and that his years of obscurity haven’t robbed his incredible talent. This 53-year-old actor explains why he starred in Darren Aronofsky Whale It was the perfect way to reintroduce himself to Hollywood.
The movie can still really say a thousand words or a number of words Fans are already expecting an Oscar for you. Vanity Fair I mentioned it after black SwanDarren Aronofsky saw the play Samuel D Hunter Whale For the first time, he was so moved by what he saw that he had to adapt this play. After Hunter wrote the script, the challenge was finding an actor to play the lead role of Charlie, a 600-pound man with aspirations to return to his daughter’s life. Even if that role was outside of himself, Fraser said he understood the feeling of wanting to come back.
Brendan Fraser was considered a major star in the ’90s and early 2000s in Hollywood His best movies Universe mummy franchise business, jungle george airheads school ties a trip to the center of the earth and more. While he was in more exciting movies like Bill Condon Gods and monstersAnd the Whale It will be a role in which Fraser can sink his teeth completely differently than he is due to the physical and emotional demands. The American-Canadian actor knew that this would be a great opportunity to test his craft and “disappear” in the role.
Playing Charlie, a reclusive online English teacher with life-threatening obesity, wasn’t something he liked. Doom Patrol The actor was about to lighten up. He spent months researching with the help of the Obesity Action Coalition to learn all he could about obesity. He also spoke to people who had undergone bariatric surgery and watched media of various kinds to see how obesity was portrayed in the past. Having to wear a prosthetic suit that helped him carry an extra 50 to 300 pounds helped Fraser wade into Charlie’s skin and show that carrying too much weight can limit your mobility.
from the moment Brendan Fraser decided to return to HollywoodBrenaissance trained too quickly for him. While personal tragedies such as grief over the death of his mother and Allegations of sexual assault against a member of the HFPA Hand it back again, great things have come to the Screen Actors Guild Award winner. Join the latest Martin Scorsese movies Moonflower killers Starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro as well as a role in the upcoming comedy directed by Ethan Cohen. the brothers With Josh Brolin. with conversations Encino man sequelthis returning actor may be revisiting another classic of his work.
Whale It hasn’t made it to the big screen yet already Brendan Fraser won a major award for it Winner of the TIFF Tribute Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. It’s only a matter of time before Fraser has to make room on his shelf for his Oscar. We haven’t yet seen the full body transformation that this dedicated actor went through with the A24 only to shoot a face shot of Fraser’s character Charlie. However, this photo alone shows that we have a lot to look forward to as we all ride the Brenaissance Train at once Whale hits theaters.
Brendan Fraser’s new role in Whale It would be a great way for audiences of previous generations and today to reintroduce this star actor once again. waiting for this next movie It will be a big but well-deserved movie as it hits theaters on December 9 with its world premiere at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 4.