After the success of ‘George of the Jungle’ and ‘The Mummy’, Brendan Fraser suffered a traumatic sexual assault that kept him out of the public and Hollywood record until his remarkable comeback with Darren Aronofsky.
From the applause of the movement at the Venice Film Festival to the pinnacle of Hollywood, which begins to emerge at the Oscar ceremony in 2023 next Sunday, Brendan Fraser He received accolades for his terrific, committed, and empathetic work whaleby Darren Aronofsky, and emerged as the favorite to win the gold standard in a category that also includes Colin Farrell for Island Spirits and Paul Mescal for Aftersun.
In the film, according to Samuel D. Hunter, the story is acclaimed and told the story of youth; Fraser plays a morbidly obese college professor nearing the end of his life. and tries to reconnect with his teenage daughter (played by Stranger Things Star Sadie Sink).
For some time, the Indian-born, but also Canadian-born actor could be seen everywhere on the big screen. He became a top-ranked movie star in the 1990s and early 2000s.with major roles in films such as Encino Man, George of the Jungle and Oscar-winning Crash.
But after 2008, the lead in My Atomic Boyfriend largely disappeared from the main roles. It is speculated that his absence is not due to drugs or illness. Fraser revealed in a 2018 interview with GQ sexual harassment incident to his retirement from the celebrity lifestyle.
The story, as told by Fraser, took place in the summer of 2003 at the Beverly Hills Hotel, at a dinner hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the guest of the Golden Globes, as Fraser was leaving the hotel, Philip Berk, former president of the HFPA, greeted him. In the middle of the crowded room, Berk crossed to shake Fraser’s hand. “He reaches out his left hand, grabs her hip and one of his fingers touches her ankle. And he starts to move.”.
The actor, who will work with Martin Scorsese in The Killers of the Moonflower, says that at the time he was overwhelmed by terror and fear. “I felt bad. I felt like a little helper.”he told GQ. “I felt like there was a lump in my throat. I thought I was going to cry.”
Not long after the interview; Fraser received help from the players Terric Crewswho apparently experienced a similar feat years ago. “Brendan is incredibly brave to say this,” Crews wrote on Twitter. “His entry is an experience very similar to mine, when a persecutor is explaining his actions. One person’s “horror story” is another person’s humiliation.”
Although the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, a non-profit organization that votes for the Golden Globes, expelled Berk in April 2021 (after his peers called the Black Lives Matter movement a “racist hate movement”). Fraser did not attend the ceremony on January 10. where Augustine Butler judged his work on Elvis. “I have more history with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association than I do with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,” Fraser said. “It’s because of the history I have with them. And my mother didn’t raise me a hypocrite. You can call me a lot, but never a hypocrite.”
Although Fraser starred in Danny Boyle’s critically acclaimed drama, opposite Donald Sutherland and Hilary Swank, as well as a part opposite Don Cheadle and Benicio Del Toro, his dance came with a whale. Not unlike what he did with Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler; Aronofsky trusted and pushed Fraser for this renewal, giving the actor his first role since 2013.