Amy Ross said she had blisters from “heavy” fake breasts, which she had to wear during the filming of her new mini-series about the Peacock “Angelina”.
The 35-year-old actress spoke about her physical transformation into a gorgeous Los Angeles billboard queen in profile for The Hollywood Reporter, explaining that she spent about four to five hours in makeup daily.
“The physicality of the character was complex. The body is heavy, but it should feel light and effervescent, ”she told the magazine, imitating a pop culture icon.
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35-year-old Amy Ross told about the transformation into the queen of Los Angeles billboards Angelina for her upcoming mini-series “Peacock” in the profile of The Hollywood Reporter.
The real Angelina (pictured) became a cult hit after giant billboards with her resemblance appeared in Hollywood in the 1980s.
To achieve the famous bust of Angelina (left), Rossum glued to her torso a 3-pound bib that caused her to blister during filming (right)
A 3-pound bib was glued to her torso to get the famous bust of Angelina, which caused irritation on her skin.
She also wore two pairs of contact lenses and heavy eye makeup, which led to tear duct problems. Completed the image of platinum-blonde wig and bleached eyebrows.
“It seemed to me that I was looking in the mirror and not seeing myself at all,” she said. “At first it’s nervous. But the feeling of loss gives way to this real liberation – from yourself and from the hang-up, which can hinder performance.
Rossum overcame her physical discomfort by focusing on “how lucky” she was to feel the role of the mysterious Angelina.
Rosum (right) also suffered from tear duct problems due to the seeds of two pairs of contact lenses and strong makeup to turn into a pop icon (left)
Platinum blonde wig and bleached eyebrows complete the image of Rossum in the series (pictured)
“This opportunity is every actor’s dream,” she said. “You raise your hand and say, ‘Hey, I’d like to play this, and that’s how I present this story.’
Rosum and her husband, “Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail, both executive producers of a limited series of five series about Angelina.
Esmail, who has a one-year-old daughter with his wife, admitted that from time to time her transformation upset her.
“When I say that sometimes I didn’t recognize her because she was lost in this person, I really mean it,” he told The Hollywood Reporter. “This is my wife I’m talking about. It’s kind of awful. ”
“The physicality of the character was complex. The body is heavy, but it should feel light and effervescent, ”Rossum told The Hollywood Reporter about Angelina’s imitation.
With dark curly hair and eyes, the actress does not look like a gorgeous blonde in real life
Angelina, now 71, (pictured in 1997) gave the series the rights to her life, trademarks, art and music catalog
Angelina, who was born Ronia Tamar Goldberg, became a cult hit after giant billboards resembling her inexplicably appeared in Hollywood in the 1980s.
Rosum recalled seeing one of Angelina’s billboards in Los Angeles when she was starting to be a child actress.
“In retrospect, it’s a very chosen image, but it has greatly influenced me,” she said. “I remember seeing a woman who was fully empowered in her body, in her sexuality, in her femininity in a way that I certainly wasn’t at 13 – someone who caught the city’s attention in a seemingly magical way ».
“Angelyne” is based on the 2017 Hollywood Reporter’s revelation, which revealed the true identity of Angelina as the daughter of Polish parents who fled Nazi concentration camps to start a new life in Los Angeles.
Rosum was blinded in a black strapless dress with precious stones on a pink carpet at the premiere of “Angelina” in Los Angeles on Wednesday night
Rosum and her husband, “Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail (pictured in 2019), both executive producers of the limited series of five episodes, and he admitted that his wife’s transformation was “terrible”
The premiere of the upcoming mini-series took place in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, and Rossum was dazzled in a black strapless dress with jewelry on a pink rug.
She told Variety that the real Angelina, who is now 71 years old, handed over to the series the rights to her life, trademarks, art and music catalog, which will air on May 19.
“It was so important to me that she was involved and that we could accurately recreate her iconic billboards,” Rossum said.
“And for me, it was very, very important that she was paid for her contribution not only to the show, but also to pop culture over the last 50 years.”