magnifier menu chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up comment chevron-up chat_bubble_outline2 share thumbs-up thumbs-down chevron-down

10 Celebs Who Made Shocking Transformations for Roles


Last week, we showed you some photos of Anne Hathaway sporting a super short new haircut. Turns out that drastic new ‘do was for her role in the upcoming movie version of Les Miserables. In the movie, Anne will play dying prostitute Fantine. And in order to look the part, she has dropped a lot of weight.

Anne is reportedly following a diet of only 500 calories per day, and is said to have lost 16 pounds. That’s a substantial amount of weight to lose, especially for someone who was thin to begin with. Anne’s not the first celeb to transform her body for a movie role. Check out our list of 10 actors who went to extremes to look the part.

Dancer, choreographer, personal trainer, and freelance writer based in New York City. More here.