Brendan Fraser gets emotional after standing ovation for ‘The Whale’ at Venice Film Festival
The actor is squarely again in Hollywood and already on the minds of these desirous about the Academy Awards, due to his efficiency in “The Whale,” which reportedly obtained a six-minute standing ovation after its screening on the Venice Film Festival.
Video shared on social media confirmed Fraser wanting teary eyed because the viewers applauded.
Directed by Darren Aronofsky, the movie focuses on Fraser’s character, Charlie, a reclusive 600-pound man attempting to reconnect along with his estranged daughter.
“Stranger Things” actress Sadie Sink performs his daughter.
“The Mummy” star is being touted as a severe Oscars contender along with his portrayal within the drama.
According to Variety, Fraser donned a prosthetic swimsuit to play Charlie and he advised reporters on the movie competition over the weekend of the challenges of the position together with having to “learn to transfer in a brand new means.”
“I developed muscle groups I didn’t know I had,” Fraser stated.