Brendan Fraser, known for hits like The Mummy trilogyschool ties, and Journey to the Center of the Earth, he hasn’t had the ubiquitous presence on the big screen in recent years that he once had – but a moment with his beloved horse gave him the realization it’s time to go back to the cinema, and the Brenaissance was born. Now, then A24 got their first look at the new Frasier movie The whale, Fans already believe that the Academy should have already given this American-Canadian actor his Oscar.
Starring in Darren Aronofsky’s The whaleBrendan Fraser plays a 600-pound man trying to reconnect with his daughter after abandoning his family for his lover years ago. The first shot of Fraser in full make-up and costume was shared with A24 Instagramand fans have taken to social media saying that based on what A24 has revealed so far about the upcoming film, the Blackheart The actor should already be winning an Oscar. In a Tweet below, a fan posted a meme of Robert De Niro from The Irishman saying “Let’s go girls” while promoting the idea of starting an awards campaign immediately, writing:
In another post at Twittera fan retweeted a photo of Brendan Fraser inside The whale. with a caption suggesting that the actor better start practicing a lot of speeches as he might be picking up a lot of trophies while on his way to his first Oscar:
It has some alternative energy, other Reply on Twitter to The whaleHis first look is a burst of excitement as Brendan Fraser undergoes a major transformation:
If Brendan Fraser were to win an Oscar just as his Brenaissance train is taking off, that would be such a big deal for his star and career. Having lost his mother to cancer and suffering from depression, he has been through a lot of hardships, making his break from Hollywood understandable. (Not to mention the overwhelming emotions that came from his own financial difficulties after his divorce and allegedly being stroked by a member of the HFPA.) It’s exciting that Fraser is now in a better place mentally and ready to show audiences that he’s still got it.
Another reaction to the first look at Brendan Fraser in The Whale claims that this should be the second time he possibly gets Oscar attention. Reads:
If the 53-year-old actor manages to garner award recognition as he heads toward his comeback, it will show that Hollywood and fans welcome him back with open arms. In addition to The Whale, Fraser’s upcoming slate includes Brothers (from the Palm Springs director) Behind the Curtain of the Night and Martin Scorsese’s latest film Killers of the Flower Moon. Until those movies hit the big screen, you can currently catch his excellent work as Cliffe Steele, aka Robotman, in the DC Universe series Doom Patrol – available with your HBO Max subscription.
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