Top 6 Actor & Actress Transformation for Role
Posted on November 28, 2010 | Another Info
This is one of the totality proof and how professional actors and actresses who are willing to lose and gain their weight for the role they play.
1. Christian Bale – The Machinist
Wieght Loss : 63 pounds (from 173 to 110 pounds)
Title : The Machinist
Year : 2004
Director : Brad Anderson
Cast as : Trevor Reznik
Movie Tagline : “How do you wake up from a nightmare, when you’re not asleep?”
Fact from IMDB : The producers of the film claim that Christian Bale dropped from about 173 pounds in weight down to about 110 pounds in weight to make this film. They also claim that Bale actually wanted to drop down to 100 pounds, but that they would not let him go below 120 out of fear that his health could be in too much danger if he did. His diet consisted of one can of tuna and an apple per day. His 63-pound weight loss is said to be a record for any actor for a movie role. He regained the weight in time for his role in Batman Begins (2005).
2. George Clooney – Syriana
Weight Gain : 35 pounds
Title : Syriana
Year : 2005
Director : Stephen Gaghan
Cast as : Bob Barnes
Movie Tagline : “Everything is connected”
Fact from IMDB : George Clooney gained 35 pounds on pasta-heavy diet to play CIA operative Robert Barnes. The actor also shaved his hairline for the right look.
3. Matt Damon – Courage Under Fire
Weight Loss : 40 pounds
Title : Courage Under Fire
Year : 1996
Director : Edward Zwick
Cast as : Ilario
Movie Tagline : “In wartime, the first casualty is always truth”
Fact from IMDB : Matt Damon lost 40 pounds for his role in the movie.
4. Tom Hanks – Cast Away
Weight Loss : 40 pounds
Title : Cast Away
Year : 2000
Director : Robert Zemeckis
Cast as : Chuck Noland
Movie Tagline : “At the edge of the world, his journey begins”
Fact from IMDB : To make himself look like an average out of shape middle aged man Tom Hanks didn’t exercise and allowed himself to grow pudgy. Production was then halted for a year so he could lose fifty pounds and grow out his hair for his time spent on the deserted island.
5. Edward Norton – American History X
Weight Gain : 30 pounds.
Title : American History X
Year : 1998
Director : Tony Kaye
Cast as : Derek vinyard
Movie Tagline : “His father taught him to hate. His friends taught him rage. His enemies gave him hope”
Fact from IMDB : Edward Norton gained 30 pounds of muscle for his role. And also This film uses the word “f*ck” 205 times.
6. Charlize Theron – Monster
Weight Gain : 30 Pounds
Title : Monster
Year : 2003
Director : Patty Jenkis
Cast as : Aileen
Movie Tagline : “Based on a true story”
Fact from IMDB : Charlize Theron gained 30 pounds for herrole in the film.
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