Actors who have undertaken extreme role preparation
Getting in shape for the movies
Some actors go to great lengths in order to perfect their role, training and rehearsing for months, enduring drastic weight gain or loss, undertaking dangerous stunts, and achieving a complete emotional makeover.
Browse the gallery and find out the crazy things actors have done to prepare for roles.
CELEBRITY The Joker
Joaquin Phoenix terrorizes NYC subway as the 'Joker'
CELEBRITY British royal family
Queen Elizabeth II uses a fake hand-waving machine
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Celebrities who have taken time off from work
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