Nicole Kidman is trenching her usual glamorous Hollywood look for the sake of her art.
The Oscar-winning actress, 51, appeared gaunt and exhausted in the first photo from her upcoming film Destroyer.
The movie, be administered by Karyn Kusama, stars Kidman as a Los Angeles Police Department police officer named Erin Bell. The tale tells to seeing how Bell moved undercover as a young lady with a criminal gang and still faces the traumatic events 20 years later.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, Kusama said she had a clear vision to seeing how she craved Kidman to look for the role.
“We always knew that what we wanted her to look like was a real middle-aged female with a past that she wears on her face, ” Kusama told the magazine. “With sun shattering and sleep deprivation and stress and fury, only in her whole physical body.”
Of Kidman’s transformation, Kusama said the actress “hates being in the makeup chair.”
“She merely wants to be on specified drive. So we have now make it as short an application as is practicable, ” Kusama added.
The film also stars Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany, Bradley Whitford and Avengers: Infinity War actor Sebastian Stan.
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The actress is also preparing to delve into another role, that of former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson.
The film, Fair and Balanced, will be implemented by Roger Ailes as he is forced to resign in the wake of the 2016 sexual harassment charges made against him.
Among her other projects, Kidman is set to superstar in this year’s Aquaman in which she plays Queen Atlanna.
Destroyer will reach theaters on Dec. 25.
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