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“I never forget kind people”: Dwayne Johnson Reveals Brendan Fraser Saved His Hollywood Career With $435M Movie

"I never forget kind people": Dwayne Johnson Reveals Brendan Fraser Saved His Hollywood Career With $435M Movie

Dwayne Johnson gained public recognition through his appearance in the WWE as a wrestler. The Rock though today is well known for his acting career. Johnson has been featured in various films including the Fast & Furious franchise, Black AdamBaywatchCentral Intelligence, and much more. Johnson, today is well known as a commercially successful actor/ The Rock started his career by starring in The Mummy Returns alongside Brendan Fraser. Johnson had shared a sweet message to his decades-old co-star after the latter won the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson In The Mummy Returns 

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star played the role of The Scorpion King in 2001, The Mummy ReturnsThe Mummy Returns was a sequel to the 1999 hit, The Mummy. Johnson starred along with Brendan Fraser, who played the role of fan-favorite Rick O’Connell. Though the second installment of The Mummy was marked for its bad CGI on Johnson’s character. Yet the San Andreas star was able to bag his character’s prequel. In 2002, Johnson was featured in The Scorpion King which acted as a prequel to the series. 

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Brendan Fraser wins 2023 Best Actor Academy Award
Brendan Fraser wins 2023 Best Actor Academy Award

Dwayne Johnson On Brendan Fraser’s Oscar Win

It is apt to say that the Central Intelligence star started his acting career as an amateur alongside, already famous actor, Brendan Fraser. Fraser has been making headlines these days for grabbing the Academy Award for the Best actor category. George of the Jungle star was honored for his remarkable performance in the 2022 release, The Whale.

Dwayne Johnson reunited with the Crash actor backstage on the most prestigious award night and shared a video of the same on his Instagram. The Rock can be seen greeting Fraser and his lovely kids. The caption for this particular video was something that grabbed everyone’s attention. Fast Five star pen downed a sweet note to celebrate the milestone achievement of Fraser and at the same time cherished their years-long relationship.

“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, in 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.”

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Dwayne Johnson in The Mummy Returns
Dwayne Johnson in The Mummy Returns

It seems like Johnson is truly happy with Brendan Fraser’s win. The internet was melting after seeing the lovely relationship between the two superstars. One can enjoy the Oscar-winning movie by visiting nearby theaters.

Source: @therock

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