The Whale: Brendan Fraser in the first photo of the film by Darren Aronofsky

Brendan Fraser is the protagonist of the film The Whale, directed by Darren Aronofsky, and the first official photo has appeared online.

Brendan Fraser will be the protagonist of The Whalethe new film directed by Darren Aronofsky which will be presented in Venice 2022 and of which the first has been released photo official.
The shot shows the physical transformation necessary for the actor to play a middle-aged man trying to reconnect with his teenage daughter.

The Whale: Brendan Fraser in the first photo of the film

For now A24 has not revealed when the release date of The Whale is expected in theaters after the world premiere that will take place at the Venice International Film Festival.
In addition to Brendan Fraser, Darren Aronofsky has also directed Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Samantha Morton and Ty Simpkins.

The director of photography was Matthew Libatique, who has always been a collaborator of the director.

The film is an adaptation of the play written in 2012 by Samuel D. Hunter, who will be in charge of the screenplay. The protagonist of the story is an overweight teacher who lives as a recluse in an apartment located on the outskirts of Mormon Country, Idaho, and whose life is about to end. The man tries to reconnect with his daughter, but discovers that he is dealing with an unhappy teenager. The story follows an attempt at redemption to find beauty in unexpected places.

Brendan Fraser, speaking of the project, said: “It will be something you have never seen before. This is really all I can anticipate.”

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