September 29, 2022 1:19 pm

Brendan Fraser Opens Up on Playing a 600-Pound Man in The Whale
Brendan Fraser Opens Up on Playing a 600-Pound Man in The Whale

Brendan Fraser Opens Up on Playing a 600-Pound Man in The Whale

Taking the lead role in The Whale meant undergoing a physical transformation for Brendan Fraser, who has recently opened up about the experience. In the film, Fraser plays a 600-pound man looking to reconnect with his teenage daughter (Sadie Sink) after abandoning his family many years earlier for a new life with his gay lover. After holding its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, The Whale will be brought to theaters in the U.S. on Dec. 9, 2022.

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​Brendan Fraser also says he has a new respect for people with similar bodies after wearing a prosthetic suit to appear 600 pounds in The Whale. Read More 

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