Many actors and actresses had experienced a severe diet and exercises to obtain suitable weight for their characters.
1. Joaquin Phoenix
Movie Joker of film director Todd Phillips was very successful all over the world. In fact, very few people know about severe journey to lose weight of main character to gain the most suitable appearance of his role. Weird skinny body of Phoenix created both creepy and miserable vibe to audience’s feeling.
2. Charlize Theron
Actress Charlize Theron didn’t hesitate to change her beautiful body for her character. She used to increase upto 22.5 kg for the role Marlo in movie Tully. Theron shared: “It was the first time in my life to eat much fastfood and drink much sweet beverage like that. At that period, I even set the alarm o’clock at mid night to maintain that weight.”
3. Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth is famous for awesome body with Thor character. However, he used to apply crazy diet to decline his weight to play a role in movie vIn the heart of the sea, which told story about a group of people stucking on the ocean. He revealed his menu including a boild-egg, 2 biscuits, and a piece celery at that time.
4. Christian Bale
Being known as “Hollywood rubber man”, Christian Bale made his extreme rising and declining weight become his outstanding brand. The peak of his loosing weight was for the character suffering insomnia in movie The machinist. He continuously processed a severe diet, smoking, and whiskey drinking until achieving his 27-kilogram loss.
5. Lily Collins
Lily Collins used to suffer eating disorder in the past. When receiving the character suffering from anorexia in movie To the bone, the actress shared that her arm was equal to the round between her thumb and index finger. This information made her fans so worried about her health status.
6. Matthew McConaughey
To play the role of HIV/AIDS patient in Dallas Buyers Club, Matthew McConaughey had decreased 17kg. He shared that he had tried to eat less but his weight loss journey was stucked some times. Therefore, McConaughey had to run and reduce 90% of his food to gain 64kg. His trial supported him to achieve Oscar award for Excellent Main Character.
7. Jared Leto
As Christian Bale, Jared Leto was known as a “chameleon” of Hollywood with dramatical weight loss and rising for his character. Jared Leto used to consume his daily diet with a box of icecream mix with olive oil and soya sauce to increase 27kg for the role Mark Chapman in movie Chapter 27.