Jamie Lee Curtis refused to conceal anything for her new film role and the results are eye-opening.
The star is portraying an IRS Inspector in the movie, Everything, Everywhere All at Once, and she shared a look at her character on Instagram - and fans barely recognized her.
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Jamie admitted she let it all hang out for the film which is opening the 2022 SXSW Festival on 11 March.
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The actress refused to wear any prosthetics to portray her "weird" character, Deirdre Beaubeirdra and she couldn't be more proud.
Taking to Instagram, Jamie posted a photo of herself as Deirdre, sitting at a desk, eating a cookie and with her tummy bulging at the waistband.
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Jamie's pixie cut was also replaced with a gray blunt bob and short bangs, and she looked a far cry from her glamorous red carpet appearances.
Jamie said she 'specifically decided to relinquish and release every muscle'
Her lengthy and inspiring caption explained her vision and read: "Two years ago we made this movie right up until the day the world shut down.
"We just finished in time. It's a Magical Mystery Tour of a movie and I'm so excited to see it tomorrow at its premiere opening the @sxsw festival. @everythingeverywheremovie @a24. I'm proud to introduce you to Deirdre Beaubeirdra. An IRS auditor and @michelleyeoh_official nemesis and bae."
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She continued: "I told Clark Collins @entertainmentweekly that...In the world, there is an industry — a billion-dollar, trillion-dollar industry — about hiding things. Concealers. Body-shapers. Fillers. Procedures. Clothing. Hair accessories. Hair products. Everything to conceal the reality of who we are.
Jamie's fans can't wait to see her in her new role
Jamie added: "And my instruction to everybody was: I want there to be no concealing of anything. I've been sucking my stomach in since I was 11, when you start being conscious of boys and bodies, and the jeans are super tight.
"I very specifically decided to relinquish and release every muscle I had that I used to clench to hide the reality. That was my goal. I have never felt more free creatively and physically I can't wait for everybody to see the BRILLIANCE of Ms.Yeoh and @kehuyquan @stephaniehsuofficial @andyle_official @dunkwun."
One of the movie's directors, Daniel Kwan, confirmed it was all real when he told the outlet: "Everyone assumes that her belly in the movie is a prosthetic, but it's actually her real belly. She was grateful that she was allowed to just let it out."
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