A24 has revealed our first have a look at Brendan Fraser as a 600-pound man within the upcoming Darren Aronofsky movie The Whale. Within the film, Fraser performs an overweight man seeking to reconnect along with his 17-year-old daughter.
That is Aronofsky’s first film as a director since he made Mom! The film additionally stars Stranger Issues star Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Samantha Morton (The Strolling Useless), and Ty Simpkins (Insidious, Iron Man 3).
The challenge relies on Samuel D. Hunter‘s critically-acclaimed 2012 play of the identical identify. It’s concerning the story of a reclusive English trainer affected by extreme weight problems. The six-hundred-pound recluse is hiding away from the world and slowly consuming himself to loss of life. He’s given one final probability at redemption as he makes an attempt to reconnect along with his estranged teenage daughter for one final probability at redemption.
When beforehand speaking concerning the challenge, Fraser stated: “It’s going to be like one thing you haven’t seen earlier than. That’s actually all I can let you know…The wardrobe and costume had been intensive, seamless, and cumbersome. That is actually far faraway from something I’ve ever finished however to not be coy…I do understand it’s going to make a long-lasting impression.”
Fraser has been getting lots of love from his followers of him just lately and has been on an enormous comeback journey as an actor. It’s important to see him getting all of those nice appearing jobs, and there’s little question that he’ll ship a tremendous efficiency in The Whale.