Sadie Sink , spoke about one of her biggest projects: “It’s called ‘The Whale’ and Darren Aronofsky directed it, Brendan Fraser is in it. It was a really small cast and a small set, and we had a whole three weeks of rehearsal and Darren wanted to treat it like it was a play, because ‘The Whale’ was originally a play.” Sink starred alongside ’90s big screen heartthrob Brendan Fraser, a veteran actor who could understand the ups and downs of making it big almost overnight. Fraser was just 22 years old when “Encino Man” launched his career.
Long before sharing the screen with young actress Sadie Sink, the actor became known for action comedy roles like “The Mummy” during the ’90s and early ’00s, but the intense stunt work left his body in terrible shape. In 2008, Brendar Fraser told GQ that he had to build “an exoskeleton” for himself every day out of duct tape, ice, and “downhill mountain biking pads.” This physical trauma, combined with their 2009 divorce and his own painful #MeToo incident, left him sidelined for nearly a decade.
But Brendan Fraser’s career has come back with a bang, with fans cheering for the “Brenaissance.” There’s even talk of an “Encino Man” sequel on Disney+. As Fraser’s star rises once again, his “The Whale” co-star Sadie Sink has revealed how she really feels about him, and her response could move fans. Many.
Sadie Sink has joined the vast group of actors who praise Brendan Fraser as an artist and a person
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“Stranger Things” star Sadie Sink adores her “The Whale” co-star Brendan Fraser. In an interview Sink said: “Brendan is so amazing in it, and also probably my favorite human on the planet. It was amazing to have that experience with him. I learned a lot about myself as an actress and tapped into a side of things that I really hadn’t had. explored before”. The Whale is about a “lonely English teacher suffering from severe obesity who tries to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.” Fans of Sink and Fraser are raving about the pairing, with one tweeting: “Whoever decided to cast Brendan Fraser and Sadie Sink as father and daughter in the whale, thank you.”
But “Stranger Things” star Sadie Sink isn’t the only young actress to praise the “Encino Man” star. Leslie Grace starred in HBO Max’s “Batgirl” with Fraser and praised the 53-year-old actor. In an interview with Variety, Grace said, “It was an incredible learning experience to be on set with also action veterans like Brendan Fraser… It was very difficult because he’s our villain and I’m not supposed to like him, but he’s so good, huge teddy bear. He’s one of the nicest people I’ve ever met. In our fight sequences, the way he hit marks, it came from all his experience.”