Most actors would do anything for a role. Just ask Christian Bale, who gained weight to play Dick Cheney in the biopic “Backseat.” Or Jared Leto, who lost 30 pounds for “Dallas Buyers Club.” But the actors on this list did just gain or lose weight. These actors who got ripped for movie roles trained like they’d never trained before in their cozy lives. And some of them became almost unrecognizable. Almost.
Henry Cavill in Man of Steel
When you play Superman, you have to look the part. So, Henry Cavill enlisted the help of Mark Twight, founder of Gym Jones, and the man who created the 300-rep Spartan Workout that Gerard Butler used in “300”.