Some actors put so much preparation into a role, they render themselves unrecognizable on screen. From Oscar winners to some of the industry’s biggest names, here are 15 stars who completely transformed their appearance for a role.
Acting opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo struggled mightily to find a way to relate to her character Nina Romina, a veteran news editor fighting to be on top.
Screenwriter Naomi Foner makes her directorial debut with the coming-of-age tale about two Brooklyn teens on a quest to lose their virginity.
Musicians often employ actors to grace their music videos, and we're happy they do!
The acclaimed performer—“Observe and Report,” “End of Watch”—takes on the role of his dreams as Cesar Chavez in Diego Luna’s new biopic.
“Prisoners” is Gyllenhaal’s second film with Denis Villeneuve, after the two worked on the upcoming “Enemy” together.
For "Prisoners," Kerry Barden, Paul Schnee, and Rich Delia challenged the original concept when casting actors.
Jake Gyllenhaal describes Max Pomeranc's performance in "Searching for Bobby Fischer" as, "one of the greatest" he's ever seen.
Just four years after the last revival of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” Scarlett Johansson will tackle the iconic play—proving once again power of casting movie stars on Broadway.
British playwright Nick Payne’s riveting drama “If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet,” Off-Broadway from Roundabout, features a terrific Jake Gyllenhaal in his American stage debut.