Brendan Frasernominated for oscars 2023 for whaleHas always considered The Mummy to be one of his favorite films. Eager To Make A Fourth Instalment If Universal Wants It, Now He Explains How Tomb of the Dragon Emperor the third sequel, was a real hell interpreter terminated for l so sore and battered that he had to wrap himself in an ice pack To endure demanding action sequences.
Brendan Fraser remembers what kind of filming mummy 3 and how the action sequences destroyed it
A longtime Hollywood icon, Fraser walked away from the film industry long ago after several incidents and a general lack of interest in his action hero lifestyle, going so far as to starve himself to stay in shape. inspired. “for years I got hurt a lot doing all my action scenes And in the end I needed a back operation and had some hinges on it”, he recalls. deadline, Despite the fact that it’s a saga he loves, the actor recalls how bad his time was The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon EmperorA filming that ended in pain because of its demands.
“Every morning, I had to put on my gladiator outfit, which consisted of an exoskeleton made of ice packs attached to my body.”
“Every morning, I had to put on my gladiator outfit, which consisted of an exoskeleton made of ice packs attached to my body.”, he confesses, adding how filming, physical and full of scenes in which he had to jump or kill stuntmen, turned into hell. “I guess I took it as a way of punishing myself. Of course I i used to hate myself, i think to myself i thought i deserved to be beaten And always wanted to be the first one to take the first hit,” he concluded.
whale, directed by Darren Aronofsky, could be Fraser’s big chance at redemption, having been ostracized more than a decade ago. In the film, the actor plays a morbidly obese man who lives in isolation from society and tries to re-establish a relationship with his daughter.