The Rock, Like All of Us, Wants Brendan Fraser to Enjoy His Flowers After Oscar Win

Dwayne Johnson shared a tribute to his Mummy Returns co-star after he picked up Best Actor at the Academy AwardsMARCH 17, 2023brendan fraser the rock dwayne johnson oscars the mummy returns

Brendan Fraser and The Rock at the premiere of ‘The Mummy Returns’ in 2001. KEVIN WINTER/GETTY IMAGES

DWAYNE “THE ROCK” Johnson got the chance to reunite with, and congratulate, his old Mummy Returns co-star Brendan Fraser after the latter won his Oscar for Best Actor at the Academy Awards last weekend.

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The Rock shared a video of the backstage meeting on Instagram, writing, “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.”

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At the time, the Rock was making a big leap from professional wrestling to acting, and as he went on to note, “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.”

Dwayne Johnson cheers on Mummy costar Brendan Fraser - Indian English

He then joked, “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.”

Source: rollingstone.com

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