May 23, 2024 7:36 pm

Bros Actor Guy Branum Blasts The Whale and Brendan Fraser's Casting
Bros Actor Guy Branum Blasts The Whale and Brendan Fraser's Casting

Bros Actor Guy Branum Blasts The Whale and Brendan Fraser’s Casting

Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale may be one of the year’s most anticipated films, but there are those who aren’t quite as thrilled about its release. Directed by Aronofsky, the film follows Brendan Fraser as a 600-pound gay man hoping to reconnect with his daughter (Sadie Sink) years after abandoning his family. For Fraser to effectively play the role, use of a “fatsuit” was required, something that Fraser has said gives him a greater understanding of what daily life is like for people with that body type.

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​Guy Branum says he has "real problems" with Darren Aronofsky casting "a straight actor who is not very fat" for the lead role in The Whale. Read More