Then, Chris is joined in the virtual podbooth by Helen O'Hara and Terri White for a fun-filled chat about the movie. Oh, and in the time-honoured tradition, we also manage to turn this into an impromptu spoiler special for the likes of Double Indemnity and Ace In The Hole , so be warned!
"Bridget Jones's Diary." To prepare for the role, Renée Zellweger gained 25 pounds, and then actually worked at a British publishing company for a month in preparation for the role. She adopted an alias as well as her posh accent and was apparently not recognized. On her desk in this office she kept a framed picture of then boyfriend Jim Carrey. Workers who did not recognize her found this to be odd, but never mentioned it to her for fear of embarrassing her.
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"The Dark Knight." In preparation for his role as The Joker, Heath Ledger hid away in a motel room for about six weeks. During this extended stay of seclusion, Ledger delved deep into the psychology of the character. He devoted himself to developing The Joker's every tic, namely the voice and that sadistic-sounding laugh.