Jamie Lee Curtis revealed how she defiantly refused to use prosthetics to play a wrecked character in her upcoming movie Everything at Once.
Filmed just before the coronavirus lockdowns swept the country, the movie features Jimmy Lee as a stern IRS auditor with a narrow, unattractive polo neck that shows off the star’s belly.
The 63-year-old actress, who refused to use a prosthesis to condition the character’s diaphragm, uploaded a photo on Instagram of her character with a candid comment about leaving her stomach for the role after ‘sucking in my stomach’ since I was 11. “
Candid: Jamie Lee Curtis revealed her first look this week for her character in the movie Everything at Once, allowing her to have her stomach taken out after ‘sucking my stomach since I was 11’
Jamie Lee is depicted in character sitting in her cabin wearing a clear, unmoving expression and holding a half-eaten cookie.
“Okay… here we go!” She cried in her Instagram comment. Two years ago, we made this movie until the day the world closed. We just finished in time. It’s a magical mystery tour of a movie and I’m so excited to see it premiere tomorrow at the opening of SXSW. Tweet embed
Jamie Lee, whose parents were Tony Curtis and psychic star Janet Lee, who were like each other, wrote, “I am proud to introduce you to Deirdre Beaubeirdra.”
She described her character as “the IRS auditor” as well as the “Woby’s Enemy” Michelle Yeoh’s lead character Evelyn Wang.
Pin-up: Jamie Lee – who claims to have been sucking her stomach since she was 11 – was known in the ’80s for her athletic figure (pictured above in the 1985 movie Perfect)
“In the world, there’s an industry — a billion dollar and trillion dollar industry — that’s all about hiding things,” she added. ‘Concealers.’ Body slimming. padding; Procedures. Clothes. Hair accessories. hair products. Everything to hide the reality of who we are. And my instructions to everyone were: I don’t want to hide anything.
Jamie Lee revealed: “I’ve been sucking on my stomach since I was 11, when I started being conscious about boys and bodies, and my jeans were really tight. I specifically decided to let go of every muscle I had and release it to hide the truth. This was my goal.
The Halloween star has disappeared: “I’ve never felt more creative and physically free, and I can’t wait for everyone to see the shine of Ms. Yeoh and @kehuyquanstephaniehsuofficialmartialclubofficialandyle_officialdunkwun.
One of the film’s directors, Daniel Kwan, recently told Entertainment Weekly That Jimmy Lee wasn’t wearing a prosthetic for the role.
So Stylish: Jamie Lee was charmingly photographed attending the opening ceremony of the Academy of the Moving Image in Los Angeles last year
Everyone assumes her stomach in the movie is a prosthetic, but it’s actually her real belly. She was grateful that he was only allowed to take it out.
Its co-director, Daniel Scheinert, also provided a glimpse into Jimmy Lee’s preparation process for the science fiction comedy series.
He shared with the magazine: “Immediately after registration, she would send us pictures of weird outfits and weird hairstyles.”
Bombshell: The actress as seen in the 1985 movie Perfect shows off her athletic personality
‘There was one picture of an IRS auditor Dan Kwan found online – I mean, she probably worked at the DMV, I don’t know – but this picture, Jamie was like: ‘This is unbelievable, please let me be her – please please please from Please.” And that image became the reference for the hairstyle and outfit.
During an interview with more For years magazine, Jamie Lee frankly discussed how her movie star mom was focused on staying fit.
“I think the most complicated relationship between my mother, whether loving or often cruel, was with her body,” Jamie Lee said.
The Bounce: Jamie Lee has been ‘sucking my stomach since I was 11, when I started being aware of boys and bodies, and jeans were too tight’; Pictured is he is 19 years old in 1978
Throwback: During an interview with More, Jamie Lee discussed how her star mom Janet Lee focuses on staying fit; Janet was portrayed in the 1960 classic Psycho
Her face was undoubtedly beautiful, like a shot of something powerful, and her body was the chaser. She was intoxicating.
“Like anyone famous for what they look like,” said Jamie Lee, “when that commodity begins to change, the relationship with it deteriorates.”
She died: ‘Friends noticed her thinness by calling her legs a bird, and my mother was incredibly proud that she was back at her 20-inch waist after only weeks of pregnancy; She judged other actresses whose bodies had grown and faltered.