5 Actors Who Went Through Extreme Body Changes


1. Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables


Anne Hathaway went through a weight loss of 25 pounds only 3 weeks before filming the movie Les Miserables. Not enough, she than had to lose another 15 pounds during the film was shot. The actress revealed that she went through starvation diet in order to look like she is near death. She had to stop eating for 13 days while shooting the movie. Now, who says that acting isn’t tough?

2. Renee Zellweger – Bridget Jones’ diary


Renee Zellweger gained 20 pounds for the movie Bridget Jones’ diary. She was found saying that she ate almost everything and fulfilled all her food fantasies. She also added that although your food fantasies can be attained during this kind of roles, you will later find out that you destroyed your body and your glucose level went so high that you will never feel the same as you were before.

3. Christian Bale – Machinist & American Hustle


When it comes to dedication and insane body transformations, this name will be on the top of the list. Christian Bale has lost 63 pounds (!!) for his role in the movie The Machinist. After that, He gained up some muscle for Batman Begins just before going skinny again for the movie The Fighter. After that, he gained another 43 pounds (!!) for the movie American Hustle. He was found saying that he didn’t take these jobs saying: “Oh, there is a physical transformation needed”, instead he was always saying: “Damn, there is a physical transformation needed!”

4. Charlize Theron – Monster


Charlize Theron also showed lots of dedication and hard work in the movie Monster. She didn’t only gain 30 pounds of weight for this movie, but also shaved her eyebrows and donned prosthetic teeth. She revealed that she gained some weight eating lots of doughnuts, but soon she got sick of them and went to potato chips, which helped her to gain a good amount of weight.

5. Matthew Fox – Alex Cross


Fox also went through an insane transformation as he lost as much as 44 pounds for the movie Alex Cross. He was caught saying that he hated going through the weight loss and if there wasn’t the result part of it, he might not have done it.