Film critics will sometimes claim that actors are nothing more than the words on the page or the puppet of the director. The idea is that actors can be replaceable with someone else who can perform the way that’s needed.
In reality, nothing could be further from the truth.
Some of the biggest stars in Hollywood become stars because of what they’re willing to bring to the role. Some may learn a new skill, others will get a drastic haircut. These specific actors went through some pretty amazing transformations – proving that the art is more than just the performance: it’s the mindset.