10 Crazy Sacrifices That Actors Made To Remove Certain Memories About Filming

People make huge sacrifices for various reasons. Our time is limited and you can only be in one place at a time. Actors are no exception.
Making movies isn’t always sunshine and cotton candy unless you’re making “Caddy Shack IV”. Though actors are hired in essence to play make-believe, sometimes the craft of acting or the needs of the production can push things to become all too real. Actors are required to undergo physical transformations. Some actors spent 6 hours or more sitting in the makeup chairs for their roles. Additionally, putting on constraining costumes and filming in tough conditions are huge challenges. Unfortunately, viewers don’t even know half of what actors need to go through to make memorable scenes.
Here are some actors who are ready to sacrifice their honorarium to remove certain memories about filming.

#1 Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock

Source: © Sherlock / BBC Wales

During filming “Sherlock”, Benedict Cumberbatch had to wear too-tight costumes that make him hardly breathe. Furthermore, the actor shared that after the series got popular, it became hard for him to show up in public donning them.

#2 Lily James, Cinderella

Source: © Cinderella / Walt Disney Pictures

Lily James took on the role of Cinderella in the movie of the same name. in the movie, she had to wear a gorgeous blue gown with 12 layers of silk of different colors that took 45 minutes to put on. In order to have a slim waist and avoid retouching at the production stage, Lily James would have to wear a very tight corset. The actress had to start dieting during filming.

#3 Emma Stone, The Favourite

Source: © The Favourite / Element Pictures

Emma Stone confessed that when putting on corsets, she couldn’t breathe during the first month of filming “The Favourite”. It was the reason that made the actress’s internal organs become deformed.

#4 Oscar Isaac, X-Men: Apocalypse

 Sacrifices That Actors MadeSource: © X-Men: Apocalypse / Marvel Entertainment

Oscar Isaac portrayed the main villain Apocalypse in “X-Men: Apocalypse”. the actor had to wear the 40-pound costume and heavy make-up which consisted of many layers of glue and latex. Moreover, he was required to act alone, and in filming, the makeup was removed as it was torn off from the skin in pieces.

#5 Doug Jones, The Shape of Water

 Sacrifices That Actors MadeSource: © The Shape Of Water / TSG Entertainment

To fulfill his role in “The Shape Of Water”, Doug Jones had to wake up 3 hours earlier than his colleagues. Firstly, 4 assistants would put a latex costume on Jones, then came the gloves with membranes, and at the very end, the neck pads and a fiberglass helmet would be applied, which had a special mechanism built in to control the gills.

#6 Michelle Pfeiffer, Batman Returns

 Sacrifices That Actors MadeSource: © Batman Returns / Warner Bros. Pictures

Batman Returns was produced in 1992 when technology was not as developed and most of all physical transformations were called real torture. Michelle Pfeiffer recalled her experience with horror. At first, the actress was powdered with talc from head to toe, and then she managed to get into the tight costume. The crew would suck out any excess air from the costume. Finally, the latex was coated with a silicone-based gel to add shine.

#7 Anthony Daniels, Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope

 Sacrifices That Actors MadeSource: © Star Wars: A New Hope (Episode IV) / Lucasfilm Ltd.

Anthony Daniels spent 2 hours wearing the 60-pound costume and had to wear it the entire day. The actor had to work in tough conditions. On the first working day, a piece of equipment broke off and left a serious cut on the actor’s leg. He ended up having to spend the rest of the shoot with it wrapped in a bandage. However, the most terrible part was the indifference of the film crew.

#8 Peter Mayhew, Star Wars

 Sacrifices That Actors MadeSource: © The Empire Strikes Back / Lucasfilm Ltd.

Peter Mayhew played Chewbacca in the movie “Star Wars”. His character’s costume was made from yak hair and mohair. His skin got wet and exuded a disgusting smell.

#9 Paul Bettany, Avengers: Age of Ultron

 Sacrifices That Actors MadeSource: © Avengers: Age of Ultron / Marvel Studios

When starring in “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, Paul Bettany had to spend 3.5 hours in the makeup chair to transform into Vision. Additionally, the actor was dressed in a very tight spandex suit.

#10 Jared Leto, Suicide Squad

 Sacrifices That Actors MadeSource: © Suicide Squad / Warner Bros. Pictures

Jared Leto was required to wear heavy makeup when playing Joker in “Suicide Squad”. To fulfill perfectly his role, he sent his partners on the project really weird presents like Margot Robbie received a love letter. Moreover, after the ending of filming, he went to the psychotherapist to shed the psyche of the villain.
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