American-Canadian Actor is returning to Hollywood with his new movie 'The Whale'

The movie was premiered at the 79th Venice Film Festival on September 4, Sunday night

Brendan Fraser got a six-minute standing ovation during the world premiere of his new film 'The Whale'

In the movie, Brendan Fraser stars as a 600-pound gay man and English teacher confined to a wheelchair.

The premiere in Venice took place inside the Sala Grande Theatre.

53-year-old actor is well known with his roles in The Mummy trilogy

And 1997's 'George of the Jungle'

Brendan Fraser was last seen in a lead role in the 2013 film Breakout

The Whale will hit the theatres on December 9.

His upcoming projects Martin Scorsese's upcoming Apple western, Killers of the Flower Moon are coming soon.