Brendan Fraser is reportedly looking so good in his new film that he received a standing ovation at the end of its first screening.
WhaleA New Psychological Drama Black Swan Director Darren Aronofsky saw Fraser undergo a physical transformation and don prosthetics to play a man “living with obesity”.
Its official synopsis reads: “A lonely English teacher suffering from severe obesity tries to reunite with her estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.”
Many believed the film would be a comeback for the 53-year-old Mummy actor, who hasn’t acted in a lead role since the straight-to-DVD thriller. Breakout In 2013.
Following the film’s premiere at the Venice Film Festival, several journalists are suggesting that an Oscar nomination could now be on the cards for Fraser. In fact, the film was so well-liked that it received an eight-minute standing ovation at the premiere.
According to those in attendance, when the film’s credits rolled and the actor’s name appeared on the screen, the entire room burst into applause.
Rob Rucchio After the screening he wrote: “A big round of applause for Brendan Fraser when his name appeared in the end credits. Whale.”
Christina Gerling Prof Also, “I’ll leave you with this until the ban is lifted: Brendan Fraser gets a big round of applause when his name comes up on the screen during the end credits. And lots of tears are wiped away…”
“The applause when Fraser’s name came up during the film Whale… Oh God. I have come for refreshment!” Middle in Bern Commented.
In recent years, Fraser has been in American theater affair and a Steven Soderbergh film No sudden movement. She also filmed a role for Batgirl, which was recently canceled by Warner Bros. Discovery.
After WhaleShe will appear alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Jesse Plemons, Lily Gladstone and Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese’s next film. Killers of the Flower Moon.
WhaleThese are also stars Stranger things Starring Sadie Singh, Samantha Morton and Hong Chau, the film will be released in the US on December 9. A UK release date has yet to be announced.
Find out The IndependentReview of Whale Here.