May 21, 2024 3:10 am

Brendan Fraser's Casting in The Whale Questioned by Looking Star Daniel Franzese
Brendan Fraser's Casting in The Whale Questioned by Looking Star Daniel Franzese

Brendan Fraser’s Casting in The Whale Questioned by Looking Star Daniel Franzese

There’s a lot of excitement surrounding the upcoming release of The Whale after it made waves in the film festival scene, but there are some who have “conflicted” thoughts about the film. Directed by Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler, Black Swan), the film stars Brendan Fraser in what some are saying could be his most compelling role yet. In the movie, Fraser plays a 600-pound gay man hoping to reconnect with his teenage daughter (Sadie Sink) after abandoning his family many years prior.

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​Daniel Franzese says putting Brendan Fraser in a fat suit for The Whale takes away an amazing opportunity from obese queer actors. Read More