Brendan Fraser Looks Unrecognizable As 600-Pound Man In His New Movie

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Brendan Fraser rose to his global stardom with multiple roles in such films as George of the Jungle, The Mummy franchise, Encino Man and Crash. But in the mid-2000s, after reaching the peak of his career, the actor disappeared from Hollywood most mysteriously.
Recently, fans have been delighted when the actor prepares for his long-awaited Hollywood return in the new movie, which will be released this year and the whole internet is rooting for him now!
Today, we are so excited to share some detail of his new movie and a sneak peek of the beloved actor's look. Let's scroll down and enjoy!

#1 The story of a father and a daughter

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Produced by A24, the upcoming TV series, The Whale, is about a father trying to reconnect with his estranged 17-year-old daughter and improve their relationship. His role is about an English teacher suffering from “extreme obesity”.

#2 Fraser’s praiseworthy commitment to the role

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It's not too difficult to guess, that Brendan is portraying the role of the father and for his part, he has had to put on weight. In the film, the character is said to weigh 600 lbs (272 kg).

#3 Other cast and release date


Besides Fraser, Stranger Things Sadie Sink also appears in the flick and will portray his daughter alongside famous cast members such as Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, and Samantha Morton.

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The film will have its global premiere at the 79th Venice International Film Festival in September 2022 but the release date is currently undetermined.

#5 What’s next for Brendan Fraser?

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In addition, fans can spot Brendan in Martin Scorsese's upcoming Killers of the Flower Moon, which will also star Leonardo DiCaprio. Brendan also portrays Garfield Lynns/Firefly in HBO Max's Batgirl, coming later this year.

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Some of his recent popular works such as Doom Patrol, Professionals, and No Sudden Move, which you should check out, when it's done, you can sink into the sea of ​​nostalgia and re-watch The Mummy movies, just like me everyone did!

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Will you be following The Whale? What do you think of Brendan's transformation?
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