A few hours ago, the nominees for the 95th edition of the Oscars were announced and, as expected, brendan fraser He was one of them thanks to his extraordinary performance in ‘La Ballena (The Whale)’. The actor already gave an emotional speech after winning the Critics Choice Award and now he has returned to show his gratitude for the nomination for the awards given by the Hollywood Academy.
“I am absolutely delighted”
Fraser also agreed to thank the other two nominations achieved by ‘The Whale (The Whale)’ in the categories of best secondary actress and best makeup, but, obviously, the center of his statement was what it meant for him to play Charlie:
I am absolutely delighted and deeply grateful to the Academy for this recognition and for recognizing Hong Chau’s beautiful performance and Adrien Morot’s incredible makeup. I would not have this nomination without Darren Aronofsky, Samuel D. Hunter, A24 and the extraordinary cast and crew who gave me the gift of Charlie. A gift that I certainly did not see coming, but one that has profoundly changed my life. THANK YOU!
Let’s remember that ‘The Whale’ is the first Oscar nomination of Fraser’s entire career, an actor who tasted the honey of success with titles like ‘George of the Jungle’ or ‘The mummy’ before his career collapsed for different reasons. Her resurgence began a few years ago and getting this award would be the perfect culmination to complete her return to Hollywood through the front door.
By the way, Fraser already has three movies in post-production, so it looks like we’re going to be seeing a lot more of him going forward. The titles in question with ‘Behind Curtain of Night’, ‘Brothers’ and ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’, the highly anticipated new work by Martin Scorsese made by Leonardo Dicaprio.