Celebrity News July 29, 2021
Joaquin Phoenix & Jared Leto Are Unrecognizable in New Roles — See the Pics!
Joaquin Phoenix, 46, has undergone a total transformation for his new film “Disappointment Blvd.” He's not the only one — keep scrolling for Jared Leto's jaw-dropping look in "House of Gucci"!
Photographed on set in Montreal with thinning gray hair and extra weight, a shirtless Phoenix was barely recognizable.
According to IMDb, the film is “a decades-spanning portrait of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time.” Ari Aster is directing the project, which also stars Amy Ryan, Kylie Rogers, Nathan Lane and Patti LuPone.
This isn’t Joaquin’s first transformation — he lost a whopping 52 lbs. for the 2019 movie “Joker.”
He told “Extra” at the time, “I love studying, I love research, I love reading books... but there's something about actually feeling something that nothing else really comes close to.”
Phoenix explained, “You're in a perpetual state of hunger and in some ways there is a hunger for adoration that he craves. He's somebody that is in need and wants to consume and have, so I think I didn't really know it going in that it was going to be such an important part of the character.”
Meanwhile, Leto has undergone a metamorphosis of his own for "House of Gucci."
No stranger to gaining and losing weight for roles, Leto is equally unrecognizable as Paolo Gucci. Check out the poster below!
The movie, directed by Ridley Scott, is "the story of how Patrizia Reggiani, the ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci, plotted to kill her husband, the grandson of renowned fashion designer Guccio Gucci."
The star-studded cast includes Lady Gaga as Patrizia and Adam Driver as Maurizio. Check it out November 24!