Renee Zellweger: 3 Hollywood actors who had to change their body for a movie Renee Zellweger: 3 Hollywood actors who had to change their body for a movie

3 Hollywood actors who had to change their body for a movie

Anne Hathaway, Renee Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey are amongst the stars that had to change their body for a role. They are asked to be fit and slim or to gain extreme weight. On top of that, they need to pay a lot of attention to the way they look after the movie. Scroll down and discover more!

  • 37-year-old Anne has a net worth of $60 million, partly thanks to her role in the movie "Les Miserables".
  • Renee Zellweger had to gain extreme weight for the "Bridget Jones Dairy" series.
  • Matthew McConaughey is genetically super fit, but had to look skinny for different roles, which made him earn a staggering amount of $100 million. 

1) Anne Hathaway


"The Devil Wears Prada" actress has made her way through many great roles such as "The Princess Diaries" and "Bride Wars". She got a part in the movie "Les Miserables" in 2012 which made her lose 25 pounds! She won an Oscar for it and later, transformed her body to "normal" again.

2) Renee Zellweger

The star had to go through something most women wouldn't even dare to think! She put on more than 35 pounds to play the main part of "Bridget Jones's Diary"! She received a Golden Globe Award thanks to that film.

3) Matthew McConaughey

Matthew before and during the movie. Source: Mathrubhumi

The Texan is one of Hollywood's best paid actors. In 2013, he played a part in the movie "Dallas Buyers Club" and he had to lose 45 pounds since his character was going through a serious illness. He earned a Golden Globe Award in that year thanks to that role.

McConaughey running. Source: gq

Most actors and actresses work with their bodies. When you reach the stardom like these three celebrities, not even millions of dollars in cachet motivate you.

The difficult task to immerse yourself into a role is what makes them thrive. This is one of the main reasons, why they achieved so much in their careers. They put a 110% in every role, even if that means changing their beautiful appearance. 

Barbara Vivot

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