Sadie Sink Had No Idea Who Brendan Fraser Was Before ‘The Whale’: ‘I Was Unfamiliar with His Work’

Sadie Sink had a strange first encounter with Brendan Fraser, mainly because she had no idea who the “Whale” actor was.“I met Brendan for the first time about a year before the movie started filming,” Sink told Insider.

“I didn’t know who he was.

I was unfamiliar with his work, but I was just like, ‘Hey, nice to meet you.’”The “Stranger Things” star first met Fraser during a table read for “The Whale.” Sink plays Fraser’s estranged daughter in the film adapted from Samuel D.

Hunter’s play of the same name.“I think [director] Darren [Aronofsky] and Sam [Hunter], the writer, wanted to hear it read aloud,” Sink said.

“So they assembled a group of actors to just come to this theater in the East Village and read ‘The Whale.’”Over time, she got to know Fraser “a little bit better” during production, but their character

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