13 actors who went on to play radical rolesVika
Getting an excellent role in a movie is not the most difficult part for actors - it is necessary to get involved in radical transformations of the body, while others are immersed in the role, which can also affect their frame.
We respect such devotion and would like to highlight some actors who have gone to extreme lengths for the sake of the role, leaving an indelible influence on the audience.
1. Robert Pattinson in the role of Connie Nickas in Good Time.
To accurately play the role of a thief with a low standard of living, Pattinson lived in a basement apartment in Harlem. Besides, he kept his curtains closed all the time, never changed the sheets and did not throw out the trash, and slept for 2 months in Connie's clothes. In that basement apartment he year only tuna to lose weight. The apartment always smelled of rotten fish.
2. Anne Hathaway in the role of Fantina in the Rejected.
Hathaway was obsessed with this role and was so devoted to her that she lost 11 kg. Because of the weight loss, she also had to take on this role. It is this powerful method of acting that won her Oscar in the nomination "Best Actress of the Second Plan".
3. Chris Pratt as the Star-Lord in the Guardians of the Galaxy.
After the shooting, the number one target, Pratt, was very strong in the weight of overeating, and in fact, he had the role of a comic book hero, he worked with professionals to lose a colossal 27 kg for 6 months.
4. Channing Tatum as Bert in Yes hello Caesar!
Tatum is known for his dance moves in "Step Forward", but he had to get used to dancing in a robe and singing so that he could play the role in the new film perfectly. With her charming appearance and vocals, she also sang the song "No Dames!" dancing with other comrades on the ship.
5. John Krasinski in the role of Jack Silva for 13 hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.
Our dear Jim Halpert from "Office" was turned into a soldier of the special forces for this film, and together with other actors, he underwent intensive training, similar to the military. They learned how to work with different weapons. It was incredibly intense training for actors.
6. Holly Berry in the role of Vivienne in Tropical Fever.
"Tropical Fever" was Holly Berry's first film, and she was so devoted to the role that she didn't get wet for 2 weeks.
7. Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in "Girl with a Dragon Tattoo".
To portray the role of a punk hacker, Rooney had to whiten eyebrows, cut hair, and pierce eyebrows, lips, and nose. He also got acquainted with martial arts, riding a motorcycle, and skateboarding.
8. Jamie Foxx in the role of Ray Charles in Ray.
Because of the daily workouts, Fox also had to wear prostheses, glued to the eyes for 14 hours every day on the filming site, to illustrate the blindness of Ray Charles. For the same, he also visited the Braille Institute. He woke up early to get a shot and later learned to play the piano. Therefore, it is not surprising that he received an Oscar for his very realistic performance.
9. Matt Damon in the role of Andrew Hilario in the film "Courage in the fight."
Damon paid attention to a strict diet and training regimen to prepare for this role. His physical condition was so bad that after the end of the film he had to undergo medical observation for many months.
10. Chris Hemsworth in The Heart of the Sea.
It is difficult to represent the mighty Torah in such a sharp transformation of weight. For his role in the film "In the heart of the sea" Hemsworth worked with his strong colleagues on a diet called "Lost in the sea", which was so difficult that everyone lost 5 kilograms. The actors weighed themselves every day, and it was all about what they said - their diet and what weight they lost.
11. Robert De Niro in the role of Travis Bikla in Taxi Driver.
To prepare for his legendary role, De Niro worked for 12 hours in New York. He also studied mental illness and visited the US Army base in Northern Italy to get acquainted with the Middle East accent.
12. Nicole Kidman in the role of Erin Bell in Vozmezdia
Nicole Kidman played the role of a brilliant detective named Erin Bell in "Time of Eternity" and claimed that in order to live in this character, it took a week to get used to it. He also had the flu during filming, but he used his illness to the maximum in his work. In the end, he felt so bad that he could barely stand.
13. Emma Stone in the Ghosts of former girlfriends.
Emma Stone appeared in the latest comedy film by Matthew McConaughey "Ghosts of ex-girlfriends" in a red wig. It is difficult to imagine her without her magnificent hair and charming appearance, but she, moreover, played her role flawlessly.