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Mark Wahlberg and other actors who totally transformed their bodies for a movie

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 27: To get some movie parts, not only do you need to have talent and the ability to get into character, but you've also got to have a will strong enough to completely immerse yourself in your role—even if that means making impressive physical changes.Mark Wahlberg recently took on the task of gaining 20 lbs (9 kg) in less than a month for his role in the upcoming film 'Stu.' On May 3, the actor shared side-by-side photos of himself on Instagram displaying his drastic phsyical transformation, with the toned physique he's known for on the left and his bloated belly contrasted on the right. "From left photo 3 weeks ago to this, now," he wrote, adding a shout-out to his chef, Lawrence Duran.There are numerous cases in Hollywood where actors had to gain or lose weight while filming. Check out the gallery to see which stars had to undergo drastic changes for movie roles!

Mark Wahlberg and other actors who totally transformed their bodies for a movie

To get some movie parts, not only do you need to have talent and the ability to get into character, but you've also got to have a will strong enough to completely immerse yourself in your role—even if that means making impressive physical changes.

Mark Wahlberg recently took on the task of gaining 20 lbs (9 kg) in less than a month for his role in the upcoming film 'Stu.' On May 3, the actor shared side-by-side photos of himself on Instagram displaying his drastic phsyical transformation, with the toned physique he's known for on the left and his bloated belly contrasted on the right. 
"From left photo 3 weeks ago to this, now," he wrote, adding a shout-out to his chef, Lawrence Duran.

There are numerous cases in Hollywood where actors had to gain or lose weight while filming. Check out the gallery to see which stars had to undergo drastic changes for movie roles!

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