A raft of thespians really made the effort to become unrecognisable for roles in 2016, whether through over-eating (McConaughey), heavy prosthetics (Downton’s Dan Stevens for ‘Beauty and the Beast’) or simply just bad eyebrows (John Travolta in ‘The People Vs O.J. Simpson). Here are a few more of the best. Image credits: Reuters/Disney/Lionsgate/BBC/Associated Press/Cover Media/Warner/Universal/Deadline/Fox/Sony/Focus Features/FameFly/Instagram/AFP/FX/US Weekly/WENN/GC Images
Kenneth Lonergan’s new drama, Manchester by the Sea, is an emotionally devastating and powerful film about family, loss, and forgiveness. Imagine then how the subject matter affected the cast, which spent weeks filming Manchester. “It was painful,” Casey Affleck told Yahoo Movies (watch above).
20th Century Fox are in a bind with the ‘X-Men’ franchise following the underwhelming performance of Apocalypse earlier this summer. Because while it has been reported by The Hollywood Reporter that a reboot of the franchise is currently “in the works” at the studio, the publication also revealed that, according to their sources, this could end up being just a reconfiguration. There’s just one problem. ‘Apocalypse’ was the last film of the actors’ three-picture deals with the studio on ‘X-Men’, meaning that if they were to return they’d be after a huge pay increase.