We’d like to start by saying that we love our work. We just love pizza, ice cream cakes and those Girl Scout cookies with the coconut a hell of a lot more. And that’s the thing that separates us from the truly great actors. Well, that and a zillion KFC buckets worth of talent! Uber-dedicated movie stars will sometimes go the extra mile and put their bodies through insane physical transformations that make us sore just watching them up there on the big screen. Many hit the gym ruthlessly to purge every excess pound from their body and slim down, while some (occasionally) take a few weeks to pack on the pounds for a role. If it were us we’d choose the pound-packing parts exclusively, but hey!
More recently Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto took the tougher route and each shed an unbelievable amount of weight for their respective roles. Anne famously lost 25 pounds for the part of Fantine in the big screen adaptation of Les Miserables by eating two thin squares of oatmeal paste a day! We imagine that includes no dessert? McConaughey jettisoned his Magic Mike six-pack to play the HIV positive lead in Dallas Buyers Club, and his whopping 40 pound weight loss has lead some to wonder if he’s going too far. It’s got to be rough, but they certainly aren’t the first famous folks to go through such a dramatic body overhaul before going in front of the camera. Head on down to the gallery below for more thespians who took their bodies to crazy town, all in the name of their art. Sit down with a nice bag of chips and enjoy!
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Jared Leto showed off his newly shaved eyebrows Monday night as he arrived at the 22nd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York City. Thanks, Jared, we weren’t planning on sleeping between now and Christmas, anyhow. The freaky new look is apparently for his role in The Dallas Buyers Club, the same flick that caused Matthew McConaughey to starve himself down to the size of our pinky. Jared himself was recently photographed in some very loud drag for the role. Damn, this movie has gotta be some serious Oscar-bait!
We’ve all heard about actors changing their hairstyles for film roles, but it’s a bit more rare to be told to buzz the brows! But still Leto is by no means the first guy who’s had to do crazy stuff to his eyebrows in the name of Hollywood glory. Head down to the gallery below to see 10 famous faces with some wacked out brows!
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We’ve all fallen in love with Amber Rose for her funky style as much as her sweet demeanor — that includes her signature, super-short haircut. But the soon-to-be Mrs. Wiz Khalifa may need to guard her buzzcut crown, because Charlize Theron has been owning the minimal style lately, albeit for her role in Mad Max: Fury Road.
Over the years we’ve seen a number ladies in Hollywood bravely shave their heads for roles — like Demi Moore in G.I. Jane or Natalie Portman in V for Vendetta — so Charlize is hardly alone in shearing her beautiful flowing blonde locks for an edgy brunette cap. But how does she stand up to a model who makes wearing the near-bald hairstyle a fashion statement on a daily basis? Well, we can’t decide for ourselves, so we’re putting this question to you: Whose hotter hairless? Peruse the gallery and vote. Poll closes Sunday at midnight!
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We believe this story as far as we can metaphorically throw it, but as it involves our personal favorite Christian Grey candidate and amateur tattoo artist/rapper Tom Hardy, we also kind of love repeating it. According to Radar Online, Hardy is not getting along with his Mad Max: Fury Road co-star Charlize Theron because he insists on staying in character when cameras aren’t rolling. “Professionally, they are doing a wonderful job, but in-between takes Tom likes to stay in character and is constantly talking to himself and mumbling things,” Radar’s source says of Hardy, playing the titular role made famous by Mel Gibson. “Charlize has tried to talk to him during breaks in filming but he shuts himself off from the rest of the cast.”
Today Mila Kunis follows in the footsteps of mega hotties like Rihanna, Charlize Theron and Angelina Jolie as she assumes the title of Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive. That’s a pretty heady distinction, but there’s no doubt in our mind that she totally earned this honor. Don’t believe us? Well we’ve got 45 reasons right here that prove without a doubt that the lovely Miss Kunis is definitely the world’s sexiest woman this year, and possibly every year! Take a look…
1. She Saved A Dude’s Life
For real. When a man started seizing in her home, the actress busted out some quick EMT skills before the professionals arrived.
2. She Speaks Russian
Is there anything hotter than a woman speaking a foreign language? Yes: A woman speaking a foreign language while laying the smackdown. Sure, Russian may not be the international language of seduction. Yet Mila totally pulls it off.
We were just nodding our heads in agreement with Crushable’s editorial, urging people to stop calling Kristen Stewart a homewrecker without putting any blame on the actual married person in the affair, Rupert Sanders, when we got this terrible story from Radar Online, which basically indicates that Charlize Theron thinks Kristen Stewart is a homewrecker.
“Charlize is absolutely fuming with Kristen for having an affair with Rupert,” the gossip site quotes an “insider” as saying. “She is very tight with Liberty, has often socialized with the family over dinner and cannot believe Kristen has done this.”
Sanders’ wife, Liberty Ross, played Stewart’s mother in Snow White and the Huntsman, and Theron befriended both of her co-stars on the set. The story goes on to state how Theron feels sympathy for Liberty and her two children and thinks Kristen betrayed her trust. Of course, this all sounds like pure speculation to us. Probably, if you were friends with two people and one of them had an affair with the other’s husband, you would be fuming too. But also, if this is true, we hope Charlize keeps up with the “older sister” feelings she has for Kristen and maybe guides her through this difficult time.
But again, we wonder where the anger is for director Sanders, who’s supposed to be the older and wiser person in all of this. And is this week OVER yet?
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We’re not talking about the August W Magazine cover of Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron, guys. That released a few days ago, and you can see it here. It was steamy alright, but it did nothing to prepare us for the heat that lay on the pages inside the magazine. That gorgeous silver necklace Charlize is wearing on the cover, so visible thanks to the deep, plunging neckline of her Dior Archive dress, is by Tiffany & Co, FYI. If someone is feeling generous and would like to send it over a present, feel free. The newly released photo shoot of the two Prometheus stars is damp, sexy, slightly S&M and has us swooning. Not in a Mills & Boon kind of way, but in a Fifty Shades of Greykind of way, if you know what we mean. The cover story is pretty great two, with Fassbender and Theron both talking about life, movies and their friendship. A hilarious moment comes about when they’re asked, “What’s harder to do? A death scene or a sex scene?” Charlize replies, “It depends on who you’re doing the sex scene with. I don’t have issues being naked. That sounds very slutty.” But enough talk about reading and let’s talk photos again. Specifically the one that’s coming up after the jump. Warning: it’s Charlize in thigh-high stocking and Michael shirtless, again. Read more…
Today Abraham Lincoln gets reborn on the silver screen as you’ve never seen him before in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter! We’re pretty pumped to watch Honest Abe kick Dracula’s ass, but those blood sucking fiends aren’t the scariest part of the movie. It’s downright eerie how much star Benjamin Walker resembles the 12th POTUS! Those steely eyes, the bushy brows, the Amish beard…it’s all there!
Countless icons of the past have been popping up in Hollywood lately. Lindsay Lohan has been working overtime to bring Elizabeth Taylor back to life in Liz & Dick, while Ashton Kutcher is taking a more zen approach to his role in the Steve Jobs biopic. Andre 3000 is a dead ringer for the dead guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, and Julianne Moore could practically be Sarah Palin’s twin. If you put those two in a room with Tina Fey, we’d be totally screwed. Hell, even Benjamin Walker has some competition for Lincoln look-alike with Daniel Day Lewis also taking on the role!
For your viewing pleasure, we’ve assembled the 20 most scarily accurate celebrity portrayals of historical figures. Some rely on insane prosthetic and makeup, like Anthony Hopkins taking on the great Alfred Hitchcock. Others like Jared Leto and Charlize Theron just do totally nutty things to their body. And some, like Denzel Washington as Malcolm X, are just born with it. But no matter how they got there, the end result is always unforgettable. Take a look in the gallery below!
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Kristen Stewart is more than just a beautiful, frowny face. She’s a beautiful, frowny face who could sleep on a pile of $1,000 bills if she wanted to. And why wouldn’t she want to? The woman is human after all. Earlier today. Forbes ranked KStew number one on their newly released list of the highest paid actresses; adding up the estimated $12.5 million she pulled in for each Breaking Dawn flick and her leading role in Snow White and the Huntsman, Kristen raked in a cool $34.5 over the past 12 months. There are some very familiar faces on the list (which we’re going to make you ponder before you click the jump, because we like to keep you guessing), but our question is: guys…why the fudge isn’t Scarlett Johansson in the top ten?
Let’s think about this, shall we? Johansson was a lead character in last month’s The Avengers, which has so far earned $1,421,000,000 worldwide, not to mention her turn in the admittedly forgettable We Bought A Zoo last December. If Forbes is counting the money KStew made off this month’s Snow White, clearly they should have counted ScarJo’s Avengers paycheck. If ScarJo earned less than $11 million (the amount pulled in by the lady in the #10 spot) in the last year, we will quit our jobs and become her agent ourselves. We will, so help us Blog!
And now you may see the other women! We doubt you’ll be surprised by most of them. Well, maybe one funny lady…