Brendan Fraser was all smiles as he cozied up to his girlfriend Jeanne Moore as they arrived at the Regina Isabella Hotel in Ischia for the Global Film & Music Fest on Monday. Brendan spoke about what’s next for him at the Greenwich International Film Festival after the huge success of his comeback movie The Whale. He said: ‘At the moment, I don’t have anything — I’m really being picky right now’, according to People. Brendan was at the festival to be honored for his work and his philanthropy as part of the festival’s first-ever Inspiration Talk and award.
ESPN’s Hannah Storm, 60, interviewed the Critics Choice Award winner during the event in which he opened up about many aspects of his life and career, including how he prepared for his role in The Whale. Brendan said as he prepared for the role of Charlie, he contacted the non-profit Obesity Action Coalition, according to Greenwich Time.
‘Their mandate is to treat the story with dignity and respect. And that meant everything from the design of Charlie’s body to the way that characters speak, everything’, he explained to the audience. The Oscar winner, 54, cut a summery figure in a crisp white polo shirt which he teamed with a pair of beige trousers. The actor kept comfy in a pair of grey boat shoes while shielding from the sun under a coordinated baseball cap.
Brendan Fraser is the “Global Actor of the Year” at the 21st Annual “Ischia Global Film & Music Festival” which will take place July 9th through 16th. This Festival traditionally brings stars from the cinema, music, and entertainment industries to the Gulf of Naples.
The most awaited event of the international summer was founded and produced by Pascal Vicedomini. The Award-winning Irish director Jim Sheridan, and the historical leaders Trudie Styler and Tony Renis are on the honorary board. Brendan Fraser will be honored on Saturday, July 15 together with Rob Marshall and Diane Warren. Over 120 stars are coming to the Gulf of Naples (July 9-16). “We are proud to welcome to Ischia a great artist and a man who symbolizes rebirth and redemption like Brendan Fraser,” Vicedomini announced. – an artist who has already become part of the history of popular cinema with the blockbusters “The Mummy” (1999), and “The Mummy – The Return” (2001). He is the extraordinary protagonist of the drama ‘The Whale’, his triumphant journey started at the Venice Film Festival 2022 where the film was presented and immediately acclaimed.