Actor Brendan Fraser has returned with his new comeback movie – The Whale – which has already received a standing ovation during its world premiere. This is certainly a great way for the beloved actor of such hits as The Mummy to return to the big screen. And, furthermore, Brendan Fraser is clearly grateful for the opportunity. As you can see below, Brendan Fraser reacts to the six-minute standing ovation in a way that’s truly heartfelt. He cries and looks around at the surrounding supporting. It’s a great moment and one that truly proves The Whale is his perfect comeback.
Brendan Fraser has already been seeing plenty of support and warmth from fans around the world. His appearances in such projects as the television series Doom Patrol have brought him back to the spotlight.
As a result, many fans are showing their appreciation for the actor. But it’s The Whale that truly marks his resurgence in Hollywood.
Here’s a video of the event:
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Many of the early reactions to The Whale have been overwhelmingly positive. The plot of the film focuses on Brendan Fraser’s character, Charlie, who is a 600-pound man struggling with mental and physical health issues. He eventually must face these issues in order to reconcile with his 17-year-old daughter.
The Whale was directed by Darren Aronofsky with a screenplay that was written by Samuel D. Hunter. The film was also based on Samuel D. Hunter’s play of the same name.
In addition to Brendan Fraser, the film also stars Sadie Sink, who will be playing the daughter of Fraser’s titular character Charlie. The film also stars Hong Chau as Liz, Samantha Morton as Mary, Ty Simpkins as Thomas, and Sathya Sridharan.
The upcoming film is now scheduled to have an additional premiere at TIFF which is scheduled to take place from September 8 to September 18. The film will then receive a theatrical release in the United States on December 9, 2022.