Rooting for all of your success, brother,” Johnson tweeted to “The Whale” star Fraser after the movie’s Venice Movie Pageant premiere.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is honoring Brendan Fraser’s return to the large display.
Johnson credited former “Mummy Returns” co-star Fraser for serving to launch his personal movie profession after making historical past within the WWE. The “Black Adam” actor tweeted in assist of Fraser after the standing ovation for the Venice Movie Pageant premiere of “The Whale,” starring Fraser as a 600-pound trainer, went viral.
“Man, this makes me so completely happy to see this stunning ovation for Brendan,” Johnson wrote. “He supported me coming into his ‘Mummy Returns’ franchise for my first ever position, which kicked off my Hollywood profession. Rooting for all of your success, brother and congrats to my bud Darren Aronofsky. #TheWhale”
Johnson starred because the Scorpion King in 2001’s “The Mummy Returns” earlier than touchdown his personal eponymous character spinoff movie in 2002. His profession later took off with “Strolling Tall,” “Be Cool,” “Doom,” “Gridiron Gang,” and “Get Sensible.” Up subsequent, Johnson is ready to look in “Purple One” reverse Chris Evans, star in Robert Zemeckis’ “The King” primarily based on Hawaiian ruler King Kamehameha, and lead Shane Black’s superhero movie “Doc Savage.” Moreover, Johnson is slated to star within the remake of “Huge Hassle in Little China.”
As for Fraser’s comeback tour, the “Batgirl” actor will probably be honored on the 2022 Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant for the A24 and Darren Aronofsky father-daughter drama additionally starring Sadie Sink. Canadian-American actor Fraser will obtain a TIFF tribute award for his “energy and nuance” in “The Whale” efficiency, in accordance with TIFF CEO Cameron Bailey.
Widespread on IndieWire“This former Torontonian has been an action star, a display comedian, and a romantic lead,” Bailey mentioned of Fraser. “We’re thrilled to welcome him dwelling because the actor behind one of many most interesting performances of the 12 months.”
Fraser remodeled right into a reclusive English trainer seeking to reconnect together with his teenage daughter (Sink).
“I wish to be taught from the individuals I’m working with at this level in my profession,” Fraser just lately mentioned of the position. “I’ve had such selection, lots of excessive highs and low lows, so what I’m eager for, within the second half of my time doing this, is to really feel like I’m contributing to the craft and I’m studying from it. This can be a prime alternative. I wished to vanish into it. My hope was that I might develop into unrecognizable.”
He added, “I wished to know what I used to be able to.”
Man this makes me so completely happy to see this stunning ovation for Brendan. He supported me coming into his Mummy Returns franchise for my first ever position, which kicked off my Hollywood profession. Rooting for all of your success brother and congrats to my bud Darren Aronofsky. #TheWhale ???????? https://t.co/SNBLPHHmEZ
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) September 4, 2022
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