Brendan Fraser has admitted that he has nothing on the books at the moment, even though his career is on a renaissance.
In March, the 54-year-old actor completed an incredible return to Hollywood with a Best Actor Oscar win for his lead role in Darren Aronofsky’s drama. Whale.
His famous victory came after he stepped out of the limelight for several years to deal with a series of personal issues, including his divorce, the death of his mother, health issues and accused of being assaulted by the then president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
On Thursday (May 4), Fraser spoke with journalist Hannah Storm at the awards ceremony and talked about the inspiration for the Greenwich International Film Festival’s opening.
When asked if he has any roles in the future, according to Everybody“I have nothing at the moment – I’m really picky right now,” he said.
He then joked that he had “read the trades the day before” and “looks like I’ll have to pick a scavenger hunt”.
“It could be a long summer,” he quips, referring to the Writers Guild of America strike.
Find a list of every TV show affected by the writers’ objections here.
However, Fraser mentioned his role in Martin Scorsese’s upcoming crime drama Flower Moon Killerwill have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in a few weeks.
“I’ll tell you I’m happy to see it for myself,” he said. “We’re working through very hot weather in Oklahoma, and I can’t appreciate being in this movie because it’s so epic.
“There are a lot of actors in this movie when you watch it. I’ll come see a scene or two at the end,” he teased.
Fraser first burst onto the scene in the early 1990s with comedy encino man and TV series school tie, before becoming a household name for George of the jungle and the Mummy trio.
He also had impressive turning points in Gods and Beasts, The Quiet American and won Best Picture 2006 Accident.