Brendan Fraser Helped The Rock Become a $800M Hollywood Powerhouse: “Critics betting against me… Brendan welcomed me with open arms

Dwayne Johnson was all praises about his The Mummy Returns co-star Brendan Fraser after his euphoric win at the Oscars. The 95th Academy Awards took the entire world by storm when Brendan Fraser won an Oscar for the best actor category for The Whale. He played the role of Charlie, an obese, reclusive, and sick English professor, who has lived his life with regrets. The 54-year actor proved that age is just a number by making a spectacular comeback after spending twenty years away from the limelight.

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson

The Rock expressed his love and gratefulness by acknowledging how Brendan Fraser helped him build his career. He even mentioned how kind and generous Brendan Fraser was with him. Back than, the latter was an established star and the former was just a new face in Hollywood. This proves that legends are humble, no matter how high they scale up in their life.

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Dwayne Johnson Expresses Gratitude To Brendan Fraser

Dwayne Johnson and Brendan Fraser
Dwayne Johnson and Brendan Fraser

Dwayne Johnson took to Instagram and shared a video of a very heartfelt moment with the Academy Award Winner. He spoke about his first movie, The Mummy Returns, which had Brendan Fraser in the lead role. The Rock expressed his gratitude towards Brendan Fraser in that post. He wrote-

“Very cool full circle moment here with my long time buddy Brendan Fraser and his sons. My very first film of my Hollywood career was THE MUMMY RETURNS, which Brendan was the star. Lots of critics and cynics betting against me at that time, but Brendan welcomed me with open arms and was very supportive. I never forget kind people. Now years later, Brendan wins his Oscar for BEST ACTOR in “The Whale” and I went on to become famous for wearing a fanny pack.

Congratulations, brother – enjoy your flowers”

Dwayne Johnson met Brendan Fraser backstage after his winning moment. The Bedazzled actor even introduced him to his sons, who accompanied him to the event. The Rock mentioned how Brendan Fraser helped him take off his Hollywood dream.

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The Rock And Brendan Fraser’s The Mummy Returns

Dwayne Johnson and Brendan Fraser In The Mummy Returns
Dwayne Johnson and Brendan Fraser In The Mummy Returns

Dwayne Johnson and Brendan Fraser were co-actors in the movie The Mummy Returns in 2001. The Rock was introduced into the world of movies by The Mummy franchise. The movie was a sequel to the 1999 release The Mummy. The sequel revolves around Rick O’ Connel played by Brendan Fraser’s adventure in Egypt. The O’ Connels land up with various adventures that lead to the coming back of the Imhotep. The antagonist, Scorpion King was played by Dwayne Johnson in the sequel movie.

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Source: CBR

Sonam Prasad
Sonam Prasad

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