Brendan Fraser’s captivating performance as withdrawn but sweet-natured English teacher Charlie in The Whale arrives on Blu-ray™ + Digital and DVD March 14 from A24 and Lionsgate. Directed by Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, mother!), and based on the play by Samuel D. Hunter, The Whale is an intimate and gut-wrenching exploration of forgiveness, redemption, and humanity. Also starring Golden Globe® nominee Hong Chau (2018, Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Downsizing), Academy Award® nominee Samantha Morton (2003, Best Actress, In America), and Sadie Sink (TV’s “Stranger Things”), The Whale will be available on Blu-ray and DVD at the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

As of January 24, the film has earned three Academy Award® nominations, including Best Actor for Fraser, Best Supporting Actress for Chau, and Best Makeup and Hairstyling for Adrien Morot, Judy Chin, and Anne Marie Bradley.

From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter. Starring Brendan Fraser and based on the acclaimed play by Samuel D. Hunter.

People Are Amazing: Making The Whale
The Sounds of the Sea: Scoring The Whale

Brendan Fraser The Mummy, Crash, TV’s “Doom Patrol”
Sadie Sink TV’s “Stranger Things,” Eli, The Glass Castle
Hong Chau The Menu, Downsizing, TV’s “Homecoming,” TV’s “The Watchmen”
Ty Simpkins Jurasssic World, Avengers: Endgame, Iron Man 3, TV’s “The Guiding Light
Samantha Morton TV’s “The Walking Dead,” Minority Report, Cosmopolis, The Messenger

Year of Production: 2022
Title Copyright: The Whale © 2022 Palouse Rights LLC. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2023 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: New Release
Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Closed-Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 117 Minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition, 16×9 (1.33:1) Presentation
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™
DVD Format: 16×9 (1.33:1) Presentation
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Audio

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