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Salma Hayek looks completely different in new sci-fi movie role

The film is described as a "mind-bending love story"

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Eve Crosbie
TV & Film Writer
January 14, 2021
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The trailer for Salma Hayek's new film Bliss has dropped and one of the first things we noticed is just how different the star looks in her upcoming role!

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The Mexican-born actress, 54, stars alongside Owen Wilson in the sci-fi romance which will land on Amazon Prime next month.

In the film, Salma plays Isabel, a mysterious woman who initially appears to be homeless. With wild hair and smudged makeup, Salma's character in the film is miles away from her usual glamorous look.

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However, all is not what it seems as later on in the trailer we see Salma's character again but this time she's wearing a lab coat -"Dr Isabel Clements", we hear someone refer to her as in the clip, meaning this is no ordinary story. Check out the trailer - and Salma's transformation - for yourself above!

The official synopsis for the film reads: "Bliss is a mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is nothing but a computer simulation.

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"Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel's wild conspiracy."

The actress and mum-of-one rang in the New Year abroad after spending the Christmas holidays in the UK and then in France with her husband François-Henri Pinault's family. 

bliss© Amazon Prime

Salma Hayek stars alongside Owen Wilson in the movie

The stunning star has been sharing plenty of snaps of her sun-soaked holiday with her 16.9m Instagram followers. In one recent post, she gave her followers a close-up look at her natural beauty as she posed for a "#selfiesunday".  

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