Brendan Fraser Continuing To Make Comedies

March 14, 2011

Continuing to bank on likability that expired so long ago future archaeologists will likely never find it beneath the dusty layers of Inkheart Blu-rays, Brendan Fraser has signed on to star in Whole Lotta Sole, a new comedy that plans to take full advantage of "sole" (the fish) sounding similar to the word "soul." Fraser will play a fishmonger, on the run from his mobster father-in-law, who ends up in a hostage situation when a young man's attempt to rob his shop "goes terribly -- and humorously [of course!] -- awry." Strangely, Hotel Rwanda writer/director Terry George is directing from his own script, and the film is only budgeted at $5.5 million--which, after paying for Fraser and his contractual extra hair, really doesn't leave a lot left over for a lengthy, bizarrely-elaborate after-the-credits sequence. Shame that; "Soul Man" is just begging to covered by a chorus of CGI dead fish.

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